Maldives MPI

MPI originally introduced:  2020

Latest MPI results: Maldives MPI 2020 

The Maldives MPI was developed by National Bureau of Statistics in partnership with the UNICEF Regional Office South Asia (ROSA) and UNICEF Maldives with technical support from OPHI and launched in 2020. The MPI provides a tool to coordinate the efforts of multisectoral agencies working towards reducing inequality and poverty in the Strategic Action Plan 2019–2023, which is now being implemented in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Maldives MPI structure: dimensions and indicators 

Poverty Cut-Off: A person is considered poor if they are deprived in 34% of the 8 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 Maldives based on DHS year 2016-2017.