Global MPI: 0.013
National MPI: 17.0% (in 2015)
Launch date of national MPI: February 2016
Institution responsible for the national MPI: National Institute of Statistics and Census (INEC), Ministry of Social Development Coordination, and National Secretary of Planning and Development
Dimensions of the national MPI: education; work and social security; health, water and food; habitat, housing and healthy environment
Joined MPPN: 2013
The Ministry of Social Development Coordination and the Office of Statistics in Ecuador participate in the MPPN, and Minister of Social Development Coordination, Cecilia Vaca Jones, participated in the launch of the network in June 2013 as well as the 2015 meeting in Cartagena. As part of its support for the MPPN, the Minister of Social Development also participated in the launch of El Salvador’s MPI in October 2015.
On 7 March 2017, the Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network (MPPN) hosted a Side Event at the 48th session of the United Nations Statistical Commission in New York. The Commission is the key UN statistical entity, with participation from national and international statistical leaders from across the world.