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Nigeria

Global MPI: 0.303

Joined MPPN: 2013

In 2012, Nigeria’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), with the support of the United Nations Development Programme, for the first time computed a national MPI. The results demonstrated the importance of considering several scopes in determining poverty.

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Data of the month: Multidimensional poverty and monetary poverty: the figures are 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.