Sustainable Development Goals - 17 Goals to Transform our World

End poverty in all its forms everywhere

Indicator 1.2.1: Proportion of population living below the national poverty line, by sex and age

Proportion of population living below the national poverty line

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This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from Rwanda statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from Rwandan statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other Rwandan-specific metadata information.

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Rwanda

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Percentage (%)

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This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name

Proportion of population living below the national poverty line, by sex and age

Indicator number

1.2.1

Target name

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

Target number

1.2

Global indicator description

The national poverty rate is the percentage of the total population living below the national poverty line. The rural poverty rate is the percentage of the rural population living below the national poverty line (or in cases where a separate, rural poverty line is used, the rural poverty line). Urban poverty rate is the percentage of the urban population living below the national poverty line (or in cases where a separate, urban poverty line is used, the urban poverty line).

UN designated tier

Tier I

UN custodian agency

World Bank (WB)

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Organisation

National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR)

Periodicity

3 Years

Earliest available data

2016/2017

Geographical coverage

Rwanda

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