Katsina 3rd poorest state in Nigeria according to new statistics
4.69m people extremely poor in Katsina according to new statistics
No fewer than 4.69m people are poor in Katsina State according to a new survey report released by the National Bureau for Statistics (NBS).
According to the report published on the website of NBS, Katsina State is the third most poorest state in Nigeria just below Kano and Jigawa States with 7.69m and 5.37m number of poor people respectively.
The report further revealed that the poor people are those who spends less than N377 per day.
Below is the top 10 most poor states in Nigeria.
NUMBER OF POOR PEOPLE BY STATE, 2019 – Top 10
(Spends < N377 per day)
(Poverty & Inequality in Nigeria – calculated)