MPI Poverty ~ Indian Express

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Poverty ratios below a poverty line don’t capture everything about poverty. The multi-dimensional poverty index (MPI) will be incorporated into this year’s HDR. Comparing apples with apples, 55% of India’s population is poor under MPI (2005 data), 42% below $1.25 a day, 76% below $2 a day and 29% below the national poverty line…read full article.