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The poverty rate in Jamaica

19.9 % in 2012

Though Jamaica poverty rate fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to decrease through 1992 - 2012 period ending at 19.9 % in 2012.

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Date Value Change, %
2012 19.90 13.07 %
2010 17.60 6.67 %
2009 16.50 34.15 %
2008 12.30 24.24 %
2007 9.90 -30.77 %
2006 14.30 -3.38 %
2005 14.80 -12.43 %
2004 16.90 -11.52 %
2003 19.10 -3.05 %
2002 19.70 16.57 %
2001 16.90 -9.63 %
2000 18.70
Haiti 58.5 % in 2012 WB
Guatemala 53.7 % in 2011 WB
Nicaragua 42.5 % in 2009 WB
Dominican Republic 41 % in 2012 WB
El Salvador 34.5 % in 2012 WB
Panama 26.5 % in 2012 WB
Costa Rica 20.6 % in 2012 WB
$1.90 a day 1.7 % in 2004 WB
$3.20 a day 9.1 % in 2004 WB
$5.50 a day 29.7 % in 2004 WB
Number of Poor millions in 2004 WB
Poverty Gap 0.4 % in 2004 WB

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