Jamaica - Poverty headcount ratio at rural poverty line as a share of rural population

25.1 (%) in 2002

In 2002, rural poverty rate for Jamaica was 25.1 %. Though Jamaica rural poverty rate fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to decrease through 1991 - 2002 period ending at 25.1 % in 2002.

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Rural poverty rate is the percentage of the rural population living below the national rural poverty line.