2020 Multidimensional Poverty Index released by United Nations. According to Poverty Index, India improve their record the largest depletion in number of people living in poverty between the period 2015-2019.

The data were collect from United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) part of the United Nations Secretariat.


Around 27.3 Crores (273 million) people have moved out of multidimensional poverty above 10 years. The Multidimensional Poverty Index was released by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) economic research centre .

The statistics of the Index shows that out of 75 nations studied by the programme, 65 countries have reduced their multi-dimensional poverty levels in 19 years between 2000 and 2019. Further, 50 Developing nations have take the edge off the number of people living in poverty.

Multidimensional Poverty Index

On the report of, India and Nicaragua (Central America country) have halved their Multidimensional Poverty Index value among children of age between 10-11 years respectively. Armenia and North Macedonia have reduced their MPI values in Multidimensional Poverty Index 2020.