El Salvador MPI

MPI originally introduced: 2015  

Latest MPI results: El Salvador MPI 2022

El Salvador publishes the results for multidimensional poverty in the annual reports for the Multi-Purpose Household Survey. 

Previous results

The Ministry of the Presidency launched the MPI in 2015 with the General Directorate of Statistics and Censuses or Dirección General de Estadística y Censos (DIGESTYC) and has reported multidimensional poverty results annually since. DIGESTYC was replaced by La Oficina Nacional de Estadística y Censos (ONEC) in 2022, which sits within the Banco Central de Reserva. 

El Salvador MPI structure: dimensions and indicators 

Poverty Cut-Off: A person is considered poor if they are deprived in 35% or more of the 20 weighted indicators.  

Global MPI  

The annual global MPI produced by the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative in partnership with the Human Development Report Office of the United Nations Development Programme is an internationally comparable index of acute multidimensional poverty. OPHI publishes Country Briefings summarising poverty statistics of the global MPI for each country.     

Visit the most recent Global MPI Country Briefing for El Salvador based on MICS year 2014. 

Cover of El Salvador report 2022

Source: Oficina Nacional de Estadística y Censos (2018). Encuesta de Hogares de Propósitos Múltiples 2018