14 million Ghanaians left 'multidimensionally poor' bracket in 7 years
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14 million Ghanaians left 'multidimensionally poor' bracket in 7 years


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A scrutiny of both estimates revealed that 19.3 per cent of the population are both multidimensionally and consumption expenditure poor; 4.1 per cent are consumption expenditure poor but not MPI poor; and 26.3 per cent are MPI poor but not consumption expenditure poor.
GSS said even though the results showed that Ghana's multidimensional poverty has decreased significantly between 2011 and 201, "The decline in the absolute number of the poor across the poorer and least poor regions of the country does not suggest pro-poor poverty reduction".


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