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Poverty Rate(s) in Cambodia: A Roadmap

Douglas Mani-Kandt
CamEd Business School

Faculty Publications
2016, pp. 1 – 9

“Cambodia is a poor country.” This is a statement commonly heard amongst both residents and travelers in Cambodia. And, to a large extent, it is true: the average income in Cambodia as of 2015 was $1070 (as measured by per capita Gross National Income) (World Bank, 2016). But what does “being poor” mean?