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It has been tested with Firefox 2.0/3.0 (Win), Internet Explorer 7 & 8 (Win), Safari 3.2 (Win/Mac), Opera 9.6 (Win), and Google Chrome 0.4 (Win). The appearance of this site may vary across different browsers; it is best viewed with Firefox, and at a resolution of 1024 x 768. The Multidimensional Poverty Index page will not work in Internet Explorer 6. We recommend that you update your browser to Internet Explorer 7 or 8.

It can be viewed at a screen size of 800 x 600 or above and has been tested up to a screen size of 1600 x 1200.

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Accessibility Statement

Information in alternative formats

We offer alternative formats for pages on this website. To request an alternative format please email Provision will normally be within 15 working days of acknowledgement. We normally offer the following alternative formats:

  • Large Print
  • Audio (CD)

How these alternatives are produced

Large Print can be produced easily by increasing the magnification of the pages and printing.

Audio (CD) can be produced by the Accessible Resources Acquisition and Creation Unit (ARACU) who are part of the Oxford University Library Service (OULS). Please contact

We recommend that users download the latest version of Adobe™Reader™ to view PDF files at: Adobe™Reader™ software provides a number of features that improve access for users. For further information about Adobe’s PDF accessibility, please visit: (Other PDF reading software is available.)