Poverty Datum Line up

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ZIMBABWE’S Poverty Datum Line (PDL) for an average family of five reached $7 425,81 last April, latest data released by the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (ZimStats) has revealed.

Total Consumption Poverty Line (TCPL) for an average of five persons per household stood at $ $7 425,81, TCPL $1 485,16 for one person in April 2020, while Food Poverty Line (FPL) for one person in the same month stood at $596,96 for five persons $2 984,78.

“The Total Consumption Poverty Line #TCPL for one person during the same period (April 2020) was $1 485,16 while that for an average of five persons per household stood at $7 425,81

“The Food Poverty Line #FPL for one person in April 2020 was $596,96 while that for an average household of five persons was $2 984,78,” ZimStats said.

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