Paraguay MPI

MPI originally introduced:  2021

Latest MPI results: Paraguay MPI 2023

The 2023 release of the Paraguay MPI (or IPM) tracks poverty between 2016-2022. 

Previous results

In 2021, the National Statistics Institute (INE) of Paraguay launched an official national Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) to help guide its poverty reduction policies. Their first release in 2021 was based on data from the fourth quarter of each year from 2017 to 2020 to scrutinize poverty levels and trends. INE updates the MPI annually. 

Paraguay MPI structure: dimensions and indicators 

Poverty Cut-Off: A person is considered poor if they are deprived in 26% or more of the 15 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 Paraguay based on MICS year 2016.

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