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 was to provide the data on absolute poverty (poverty line – national absolute poverty line, poverty rate and other indicators) as well as inequality measures.

Data sources
Main data for the poverty analysis were taken from the Household Budget Survey - HBS. HBS is a national representative survey conducted by MONSTAT on a multi-annual basis, which is harmonized 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