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The Multidimensional Poverty Index provides a comprehensive and in-depth picture of global poverty in all its dimensions at the regional, national and subnational levels, revealing inequalities across countries and among the poor themselves.Jointly developed by UNDP and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) at the University of Oxford, the 2019 Global MPI offers records for 101 countries, covering 76 percent of the global population.One in three kids across the globe was discovered to experience poverty, as opposed to one in six adults.The fresh global poverty snapshot recognizes the traditional concept of poverty as outdated.It indicates that two-thirds of the 1.3 billion people who are classified as poor reside in middle-income nations and live with vast inequalities within themselves and between populations of other nations.Only then will strategies to reduce poverty be efficient.About 30 percent of Lebanese people are considered to live in poverty, according to a study undertaken by the UNDP's 2016 Rapid Poverty Assessment in Lebanon.Today, an increasing number of Lebanese people live in extreme poverty, 8 percent of them living on less than $2.50 per day, or $75 per month. Females, alongside children, are often the most affected by poverty.
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