National Poverty Report 2015-16

Since 2001, the Planning Commission of Pakistan has been estimating the national poverty line. From 1990 to 2011-12 nutritional inadequacy is used to measure poverty line. However, keeping in view of recent dynamics, the poverty line is now calculated by using the cost of basic needs. The present report presents national poverty number, along with disaggregation at rural-urban level.

Click to access National_Poverty_Report_2015-16_12-07-18(Formatted_by_JACC)1.pdf



Date posted: July 20, 2018
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