December 2018

EICV5_Thematic Report_Multidimensional Poverty Index_MPI

This report presents Rwanda’s Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) which is based on EICV data. The analysis of Rwanda MPI used four dimensions with corresponding 14 indicators:

  1. Education dimension with two indicators (school attendance and years of schooling),
  2. Housing dimension with four indicators (electricity, floor material, overcrowding and source of cooking fuel),
  3. Public Services dimension with three indicators (safe drinking water, improved sanitation and garbage disposal), and
  4. Social services & economic activity dimension (assets for communication, bank account, health insurance, distance to health care facilities and working only in subsistence agriculture activities).
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