A recent survey showing the population living below the poverty line is given through a graph. From the graph, we notice that in 1995 the population below the poverty line was 42.6%.
Unfortunately, the population below the poverty line in 2004 became 45%. But hopefully, this rate continued to come down.
The rate reduced to 36.3% in 2008, and in 2010, the rate further came down to 31.5%. From 1995 to 2010, during these 16 years, a struggle against poverty was noticeable though compared to the long period.
This result was not up to the mark. From the survey, we notice that in 1995, the population below the poverty line was 42.6% and in 2010, It came down to 31.5%. Obviously, This decrease in poverty in Bangladesh is hopeful.
It is expected that a consistence in this decrease will be maintained in the coming years.
As a whole, we notice that the population living below the poverty line have been on the wane each year except in 2004 when it increased from 42.6% to 45%.