Child Poverty in Namibia

A child-centered analaysis of the NHIES 2009/10


Child poverty in Namibia needs to be addressed immediately if the country is to achieve its Vision 2030.This assessment of the National Household Income and Expenditure Survey 2009/10 provides the evidence on the extent of child poverty, the children who are most likely to be poor and the impacts the social grants have on reducing child poverty. It then provides some options for strengthening the child welfare grants to become more effective in reducing child poverty rates.

Report cover
Namibia Statistics Agency and UNICEF
Publication date

Files available for download