Seychelles MPI

MPI originally introduced:  2020

Latest MPI results: Seychelles MPI 2020

The Seychelles MPI was developed by the Poverty Alleviation Department and the National Bureau of Statistics of Seychelles with technical support from OPHI. Published in 2020, the MPI findings are based on data from a special module attached to the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) of Quarter 3 2019. 

Previous results

Seychelles published a pilot MPI report in 2018 to test the performance of indicators for measuring multidimensional poverty in Seychelles and prepare for the main report, which was then published in 2020.

Seychelles MPI structure: dimensions and indicators 

Poverty Cut-Off: A person is considered poor if they are deprived in 25% or more of the 14 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 Seychelles based on QLFS year 2019. 

Cover of Seychelles MPI report 2020