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Global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) 2022 (www.drishtiias.com)

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The incidence of poverty fell from 55.1% in 2005/06 to 16.4% in 2019/21 in the India. WHO releases the multidimensional poverty index MPI )?

It has since been used to measure acute poverty across over 100 developing countries. The Global MPI is released annually by UNDP and OPHI and the results published in their websites. The MPI is published along with the HDI (Human Development Index) in the Human Development Report. It replaced the Human Poverty Index.

What does the MPI measure?

The global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) is an international measure of acute multidimensional poverty covering over 100 developing countries. It complements traditional monetary poverty measures by capturing the acute deprivations in health, education, and living standards that a person faces simultaneously.

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