Indicator Information


Indicators 1.2.1: Proportion of the population living below the national poverty line


Goal Type
Goal 1 - End poverty in all its forms everywhere
Targets 1.2 - By 2030, reduce at least by half the proportion of men, women and children of all ages living in poverty in all its dimensions according to national definitions
Indicators 1.2.1.a : Proportion of population living below the national Upper poverty line, by region
Linked Indicator
DATA SOURCE (1) HIES, BBS, SID  
Unit %
Meta Data
Time Period Total/Disaggregation Targets Status (%)
1991
Total 56.70
Urban
Rural
1995
Total 51.00
Urban
Rural
2000
Total 48.90
Urban
Rural
2005
Total 40.00
Urban
Rural
2010
Total 31.50
Urban
Rural
2016
Total 24.30
Urban 18.90
Rural 26.40
2017
Total 23.10
Urban
Rural
2018
Total 21.80
Urban
Rural
2020(Target) Total 18.60
2025(Target) Total 14.40
2030(Target) Total 9.70
Goal Type
Goal 1 - End poverty in all its forms everywhere
Targets 1.2 - By 2030, reduce at least by half the proportion of men, women and children of all ages living in poverty in all its dimensions according to national definitions
Indicators 1.2.1.b : Proportion of population living below the national Lower poverty line, by region
Linked Indicator
DATA SOURCE (1) HIES, BBS, SID  
Unit %
Meta Data
Time Period Total/Disaggregation Targets Status (%)
1991
Total 41.10
Urban
Rural
1995
Total 34.40
Urban
Rural
2000
Total 34.30
Urban
Rural
2005
Total 25.10
Urban
Rural
2010
Total 17.60
Urban
Rural
2016
Total 12.90
Urban 7.60
Rural 14.90
2017
Total 12.10
Urban
Rural
2018
Total 11.30
Urban
Rural
2020(Target) Total 8.90
2025(Target) Total 5.70
2030(Target) Total 3.00
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