Namibia: 43 Percent of Namibians Are Still Poor

ABOUT half of Namibia’s population still lives in multidimensional poverty with limited access to health and education services.

People whose main spoken language is Khoisan are poorer, with the highest headcount ratio of 93% compared to other language groups.

Those who speak Rukavango (68%) and Zambezi languages (54%) are also worse off than other language groups in terms of access to basic services such as health and education.

This is according to Namibia’s latest multidimensional poverty index…


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