Household-level income / consumption poverty

Modified on 2015/05/22 10:18 by Sean Zheng — Categorized as: Chapter 2 - Poverty

Table II.11

From gender issues to gender statistics on household-level income/consumption poverty: illustrative examples


Policy-relevant questions Data needed Sources of data
What types of female-headed households have a higher risk of poverty? Do they fare better or worse than similar households headed by males? Are lone mothers with children more likely to be poor than lone fathers with children? Are old women living alone more likely to be poor than old men living alone? Equivalized household income/consumption disaggregated by detailed types of household and sex of the head of household; poverty threshold. Household surveys designed to measure poverty, such as living standards surveys, household income and expenditure surveys, household budget surveys, etc.