Multidimensional Poverty Reduction in India 1999-2006: Slower Progress for the Poorest Groups

Multidimensional Poverty Reduction in India 1999-2006: Slower Progress for the Poorest Groups

OPHI Briefing 15

Multidimensional poverty in India decreased between 1999 and 2006 faster than income poverty. Using the National Family Health Survey (NFHS) datasets, this briefing describes the extent of poverty reduction, and examines where and how it has taken place.

Authors: Sabina Alkire and Suman Seth

Year: 2013