Agreeing on a definition of poverty is central to producing valid and reliable measures. Defining poverty, and a normative adequate standard of living, also carries practical significance for targeting assistance and tracking outcomes. Common measures like Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and the Gini coefficient are aggregates and cannot differentiate the global poor from the non-poor, nor were they intended to.
This visualization summarizes data on plot ownership, plot title/certificates, and gender across Tanzania, Ethiopia, and Nigeria over time using data from the LSMS-ISA household panel surveys.
This visualization presents data on mobile money awareness, adoption, and use across sub-populatoins and over time in Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Nigeria, Pakistan, Tanzania, and Uganda.