Adult deprivation rates Tonga 2016

Items seen as essential Percentage who can not afford item
Replace worn-out furniture 35%
Own means of transportation 32%
Repair electrical goods 29%
Regular savings for emergencies 28%
All prescribed medicine when someone sick 14%
Small amount of money for self weekly 14%
Money for hospital visits for family and friends 14%
Fruit and vegetables daily 14%
Access to safe public transport 13%
Get together monthly 13%
Replace worn-out clothes 12%
Presents once a year 11%
Two meals a day 5%
Clothes for special occasions 4%
Two pairs of properly fitting shoes 2%

Source Household and Income Survey, consensual deprivation module, Tonga 2016

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