Multidimensional Poverty Index

Three dimensions of poverty – Health, Education, Living Standard

Multidimensional Poverty Index vs Income under $1.25 a day

If height was proportionate to income and a person with average income in the UK/US was 6 foot tall: How tall would the poorest people be?

  • The poorest people in the UK/US would be the size of coffee mugs.
  • The poorest in the world would be less than an inch high.

How tall would the richest people be?

  • The richest people in the world (e.g. Bill Gates) would be 150 miles high.