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Table 5 Impoverishment indicators using the international poverty line

From: What has been the progress in addressing financial risk in Uganda? Analysis of catastrophe and impoverishment due to health payments

  Pre-payment poverty (%)
(A)
Post-payment poverty (%)
(B)
Absolute difference (%)
(B-A)
2005/06 (PPP = 513.9492)
 Poverty headcount 51.8 57.0 5.2
 Normalised mean positive poverty gap 35.2 37.0  
2009/10 (PPP = 741.3262)
 Poverty headcount 46.3 50.8 4.5
 Normalised mean positive poverty gap 33.4 34.9  
2012/13 (PPP = 1043.083)
 Poverty headcount 64.0 67.2 3.2
 Normalised mean positive poverty gap 39.4 40.2  
2016/17 (PPP = 1161.989) 51.8 57.0 5.2
 Poverty headcount 35.2 37.0  
 Normalised mean positive poverty gap    
  1. Source: Authors’ computation based on the UNHS 2005/06-2016/17 data