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Table 6 Percentage of poor families in selected cities 1993/1998/2003

From: The need for UN climate change policy reformation

CITY Country Percentage of the poor families 1993 Percentage of the poor families 1998 Percentage of the poor families 2003
Porto Novo Benin 22 % 32 % 49 %
Kigali Rwanda 65 % 50 % 52 %
Dakar Senegal 38 % 13 % 55 %
Mombassa Kenya 23.6 % 27.2 % 31.3 %
Lagos Nigeria 53 % 66 % 62 %
Sana’a Yemen 14 % 53 % 63 %
Nairobi Kenya 20.8 % 30.0 % 41.1 %
Kumasi Ghana 26 % 31 % 29 %
Rio de Janeiro Brazil 17 % 19 % 30 %
  1. From different sources