Absolute poverty line

Legal basis
Legal basis for conducting this statistical survey is Law on Official Statistics and Official Statistical System of Montenegro (Official Gazette of Montenegro 18/12


Purpose of survey
The purpose of survey is to provide the data on poverty line – national absolute poverty line, poverty rate, and inequality measure.

Data sources
Main data for the poverty analysis are taken from the Household Budget Survey - HBS. HBS is a national representative survey regularly conducted by MONSTAT and harmonised with the international standards and Eurostat recommendations.

Obligation to protect individual data
It is fully provided the secrecy of individual data on households and persons.

For more details on published data, methodology, and releases please see the sections below.

Data Methodology Releases