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Table 6 Impoverishment indicators using Uganda’s national 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
 Poverty headcount 31.1 35.6 4.6
 Normalised mean positive poverty gap 35.2 37.0  
2009/10
 Poverty headcount 23.2 27.2 4.0
 Normalised mean positive poverty gap 27.6 28.3  
2012/13
 Poverty headcount 19.7 21.7 2.0
 Normalised mean positive poverty gap 26.4 26.7  
2016/17
 Poverty headcount 21.5 24.1 2.7
 Normalised mean positive poverty gap 5.3 6.0  
  1. Source: Authors’ computation based on the UNHS 2005/06-2016/17 data