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Living Standards Contribution to Overall Poverty Index (%)
Living Standards Contribution to Overall Poverty Index (%)

Poverty affects billions of people around the globe. On a daily basis, they face low wages and substandard health, education, and living standards. Because of this, poverty must be understood and approached as a multidimensional issue. The Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) acknowledges that poverty has many faces. The third and last dimension in the MPI is the Living Standard dimension. This includes access to electricity, improved sanitation services and safe drinking water, flooring, cooking fuel, and assets ownership. This map shows the percentage contribution of the Living Standards Dimension to the overall poverty index. The lower percentages are shown in darker greens while the higher percentages are shown as brighter, lighter greens.

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Source: University of Oxford