UN said Poverty Rate in Cambodia Down to 25.8%

The Human Capital Implications of Future Economic Growth in Cambodia’s a UNDP’s rport  said the poverty rate in the country down to 25.8%.

According to the Cambodia’s predictive poverty rates by province computed from commune database in 2010 states in the report that among the 24 provinces and capital city, the most vulnerable province is Preah Vihear, Ratanakiri and Stung Treng.

In Preah Vihear poverty rate was found 41.5%, Ratanakiri 41.2, and Stung Treng 41.1% while Phnom Penh, Capital city of Cambodian found only 0.1%, Kandal 15.9% and Kampot 19.1%,

In 2004, the poverty rate in Cambodia was found 35.1%, down to 27.4% in 2009.



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