Poverty Datum Lines – January 2014

Main findings

  • The Food Poverty Line (FPL) for one person in January 2014 was $32.00
  • The Food Poverty Line (FPL) for an average of five persons per household in January 2014 was $159.00.


Consumer Prices – January 2014

The year on year inflation rate (annual percentage change) for the month of January 2014 as measured by the all items Consumer Price Index (CPI) stood at 0.41 percent, gaining 0.08 percentage points on the December 2013 rate of 0.33 percent.


The 2014 National Budget

The Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Hon. P.A Chinamasa, M.P., presented the 2014 National Budget Statement on 19 December 2013. The theme of the Statement is “Towards an Empowered Society and a Growing Economy”. For a copy of the Statement, please go to the "The Budget” tab under "Budget Policy Statements” or Click here to download

Enacted Budget

Ministry Financials


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