|Poverty Datum Line Analysis|
|Monday, 19 March 2012 13:55|
A summary of research findings concerning poverty levels in Zimbabwe, carried out by a local financial consultant firm.
A survey which we carried in the ten provinces of the country had empirically proven that most people are living way below the poverty datum line. To gauge the average consumer basket at national level is quite misleading as the disparity between cost of living in Harare are significantly different from the experiences in other parts of the country.
COMPONENT RURAL (USD) SEMI-URBAN (USD) URBAN (USD)
Tariffs [electricity & water] nil 40 85