This report presents the findings of the 2011/12 Tanzania Household Budget Survey (HBS), which covered Tanzania Mainland.

The analysis focuses on poverty-relevant indicators, including those defined in the Tanzania Development Vision 2025; Five Year Development Plan (FYDP), 2011/12-2015/16; the National Strategy for Growth and Reduction of Poverty (NSGRP), commonly referred to by its Kiswahili acronym, MKUKUTA.

The incidence of Basic Needs Poverty has declined from 34.4 percent in 2007 to 28.2 percent in 2011/12 whereas Extreme Poverty has been reduced by 6.5 percent between 2007 and 2011/12.

Food poverty has declined from 11.8 percent in 2007 to 9.7 percent in 2011/12, lower than the targeted 12.5 percent by 2015. Gini Coefficient stands at 0.34, a slight fall in poverty inequality compared to 0.37 in 2007.

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