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  1. National MPI
  2. Global MPI 2021 – Country Briefing
  3. Joined MPPN: 2014
  4. National Voluntary Review
  5. Dimensions Magazine Articles


National MPI

Multidimensionally Poor (based on National MPI): 59.6% (2018)
Launch date of national MPI: August 2016
Institution responsible for the national MPI: Ministry of Government Coordination
Dimensions of the national MPI: health, education, employment, and housing.

Honduras MPI has 4 dimensions and 15 indicators. Data comes from the 2013 Multi-Purpose Household Survey.

For a household to be considered in a situation of multidimensional poverty, it must present deprivation in approximately four or more of the fifteen indicators. In addition, a person living in severe multidimensional poverty is considered if he/she is deprived in two or more dimensions or is deprived of more than 50 percent of the weighted sum of indicators.

Dimensions and indicators (in Spanish)

A full report on the Honduras Multidimensional Poverty Index is available here (Spanish).

Link to website on Honduras MPI.

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National Voluntary Review

Honduras uses a national MPI as an official measure of poverty to track SDG1. It observed that its MPI helps it to advance not only in SDG1 but also in other SDGs such as food security (SDG2), Education (SDG4), Water and sanitation (SDG6) and others. Full Report Here

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