Burkina Faso
Foto: PNUD

Global MPI: 0.535

Joined MPPN: 2016


Data of the month | Multidimensional poverty and monetary poverty: are the results similar?

Did you know that there could be large disparities in the number of poor people depending on the way in which poverty is measured? Comparing the levels and changes in income poverty and multidimensional poverty reveals a complex history, and reinforces the need to complement traditional monetary measures with a multidimensional approach.