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Maldives - Poverty and Inequality in the Maldives (English)

Around the world, countries use a wide variety of poverty measurement methodologies. A common method used to measure poverty is based on levels of consumption - a person is considered poor if his or her consumption level falls below some minimum level necessary to meet basic needs. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS0000309 NOV 01, 2018

Wieser,Christina Disclosed

Poverty Measurement Methodology in the Maldives : Technical Report (English)

The Maldives national bureau of statistics (NBS) undertook a household income and expenditure survey (HIES) in 2016. The latest round of HIES in the Maldives (with other rounds conducted in 2003 and 2009-10) was undertaken by NBS with a completely revised survey and questionnaire design which includes important survey improvements to bring the HIES up to international standards, particularly in the measurement of poverty, but also hinders comparability with past survey years. ... See More +

Working Paper 137714 FEB 01, 2018

Wieser,Christina; Vecchi,Giovanni; Mancini,Giulia Disclosed