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Multidimensional Poverty Measurement of Kotalama Sub-District, Malang City

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 7)

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Page : 1335-1340

Keywords : Poverty; Measurement; Multidimensional;

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Poverty is one of the main problems in the world that mentions in sustainable development goals. Most countries commonly categorize poverty as a lack of financial resources but this paper aims to examine poverty from a multidimensional point of view. Multidimensional Poverty Index analysis is one method to measuring level poverty in three-dimensional such as education dimension, health dimension, and living standards dimension. Kotalama Sub-district, Kedungkandang District Malang City is selected as a case study in this research. Kotalama Sub-district consist of 11 hamlets wherein at about 174 households are receiver of poverty alleviation assistance. Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) analysis shows that Kotalama Sub-district has three levels of MPI such as very low, low, and medium that devided into poor household and non-poor households. The highest value of MPI aggregate is Hamlet 10 (0.18) and the lowest value of MPI aggregate is Hamlet 11 (0.030). The very low MPI value means the hamlet has a low poverty rate and have higher opportunity to increase the level of wellbeing. The highest deprivation value in each hamlet is the education dimension, so to reduce poverty in the Kotalama Sub-district, the government must focus in increase the level of education in the community.

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