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Table 8 Population share and household wealth share of subgroups for food security and nutrition distinguished by socio-economic classes; 2010/11 & 2015

From: Socioeconomic inequalities in food insecurity and malnutrition among under-five children: within and between-group inequalities in Zimbabwe

Socioeconomic class
Food Security Status 2010/11 2015
Population share Mean Relative mean Wealth share Population share Mean Relative mean Wealth share
Poor 0.4833 0.14 0.67 0.3214 0.4361 0.18 0.69 0.3029
Middle 0.1922 0.26 1.26 0.2424 0.1617 0.23 0.88 0.1429
Rich 0.3244 0.28 1.34 0.4363 0.4021 0.36 1.34 0.5543
Nutritional Status
  2010/11 2015
Population share Mean Relative mean Wealth share Population share Mean Relative mean Wealth share
Poor 0.4833 0.04 1.05 0.5093 0.4361 0.06 0.55 0.5447
Middle 0.1922 0.03 0.82 0.1574 0.1617 0.05 0.18 0.1789
Rich 0.3244 0.04 1.03 0.3333 0.4021 0.03 0.28 0.2764