Afghanistan Poverty Assessment
Poverty Status in Afghanistan
Food Security and poverty
These briefs provide a summary of selected social and economic measures of individual and household wellbeing for each province of Afghanistan. The comparative perspective of the briefs is meant to help policy makers prioritize and better target interventions. The province-level statistics in these briefs complement the aggregate description of well being presented in the Poverty Status report. A key theme that emerges is that provinces that perform well on one dimension are not necessarily equally well off on other dimensions.
Report (English) I Report (Dari)
-Press Release (English)
-Press Release (Dari)
-Press Release (Pashto)
Internal Displacement and Poverty
National Risk and Vulnerability Assessment (NRVA)
The National Risk and Vulnerability Assessment (NRVA) survey is the primary data source for poverty analysis, and more generally, household wellbeing in Afghanistan. The NRVA is a nationally representative survey of more than 20,000 households collecting data on a wide range of individual and household characteristics such as food and non-food consumption, demography, health, education, income sources, and many other topics. All of the Afghanistan Poverty Assessment reports use the 2007/08 round of the NRVA, while the data visualization tool allows for comparison over time of indicators that are common to both the 2007/08 NRVA and its predecessor, the 2005 NRVA. For more information and data access policy see the Central Statistics Organization of Afghanistan (CSO) website at http://cso.gov.af.
-Sample Design (2007/08)
-Questionnaires (2007/08) (zip)
-Data Quality Note
-Questionnaires (2005) (zip)