Chile MPI

MPI originally introduced: 2015

Latest results: Chile MPI 2023

In 2023, Chile published multidimensional poverty results for households based on the Encuesta de Caracterización Socioeconómica Nacional (CASEN) household survey. 

Previous results

In 2015, the Ministry of Social Development published the first national MPI results based on the CASEN household survey 2009, 2011, and 2013.

The Chile MPI was modified in 2016 and the results were based on the new methodology to add local environment to the housing dimension and a fifth innovative dimension: network and social cohesion. 

As a result of the pandemic, Chile decided to use telephone surveys for data collection and adjust the CASEN questionnaire, therefore in 2020 it was not possible to compute the 15 indicators of the MPI, and only 10 have information.

Chile MPI structure: dimensions and indicators

Poverty Cut-Off: A person is identified as poor if they are deprived in at least 22.5% of all 15 weighted indicators. 

Source: Social Development Report (2017), p.13

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Source: Social Development Report (2016), p. 10-11

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