Nepal Poverty Map : Poverty Incidence at the Ilaka Level

26 September 2006
This is a report from a study to estimate the poverty, caloric intake and malnutrition (stunting, underweight and wasting) at the sub distrct level for Nepal. This is the first time that such estimates have been produced at sub-district (Ilaka) level for the whole Nepal.

Source/Methodolgy: The study used population census data of 2001, Nepal Living Standard Survey 2003/04 data from Central Bureau of Statistics, Nepal Demographic and Health Survey 2001 from World Bank, and GIS variables such as districts, Ilaka and VDCs boundaries. The small area estimation techniques were used to make the estimates at the Ilaka level using these dataset.

Sector: Health, Nutrition

Author: WFP