The largest percentage of the population in poverty reduction was recorded from 2006 to 2007, and corresponds to 3.5 percentage points. The largest increase in this category was given from 2003 to 2004 (3.2 percentage points), when the highest percentage of people living in poverty reached in the country with 21.7% of the population.   

During the study period, the percentage of poor people in the population has remained around 20%.