SESRIC


Study Visit on 'Living Conditions and Poverty Statistics' to Jordan
 
Date : 17-20 October 2016 Venue : Amman Jordan

In accordance with its 2016 Annual Work Plan and within the framework of Statistical Capacity Building (StatCaB) Programme, SESRIC organised the Study Visit on ‘Living Conditions and Poverty Statistics’ for the benefit of the Libyan Bureau of Statistics and Census (BSC) on 17-20 October 2016. The study visit was hosted by the Department of Statistics of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

The study visit was paid by Mr. Ahmed SAED, Statistical Researcher and Mr. Haitem Ben TALEB, Manager of Social Statistics of Libyan Bureau of Statistics and Census (LBSC).

As defined in the Classification of Statistical Activities (CSA Rev. 1 - October 2009; http://goo.gl/olg3Tz); Living conditions, poverty and cross-cutting social issues – includes work on multidimensional methods to measure poverty, living conditions in the broad sense, social inclusion/exclusion, social indicators, and social situation.

The Study Visit on ‘Living Conditions and Poverty Statistics’ included with a focus on the following topics:

  • Methodologies of Poverty
  • Monetary Poverty
  • Multi-dimensional Poverty
  • Quality Live Index in Jordan
  • Definitions of Poverty
  • Absolute Poverty Line
  • Abject Poverty Line
  • Gini Coefficient
  • Poverty Profile
  • Nonfood Poverty Line

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