Study Visit on ‘Poverty Statistics’ in Jordan
Date: 16-18 February 2016
Venue: Amman - Jordan

Carried out under the support of COMCEC PCM Programme and coordinated by SESRIC, the project titled “Improving Statistical Capacities of OIC Member Countries in Poverty Statistics” aims at building statistical capacity in poverty statistics and overall contributing to the National Statistical Systems of the member countries of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) through capacity building programs including short-term trainings.


Within the framework of the project, SESRIC organised the Study Visit on ‘Poverty Statistics’ at the Department of Statistics (DOS) of Jordan on 16-18 February 2016. The study visit was facilitated by Ms. Maha Dawas, Head of Poverty Division at DOS of Jordan with the participation of relevant expert of Central Statistical Organization (CSO) of Yemen. The expert from CSO of Yemen who visited Jordan will provide the same training topics to the relevant officials of CSO of Yemen.

As defined in the Classification of Statistical Activities (CSA Rev. 1 - October 2009), Poverty Statistics includes work on multidimensional methods to measure poverty. The subject area “Poverty Statistics’” is currently classified under the “Multi-domain statistics and indicators” activity of the “Environment and multi-domain statistics” domain.



2014-SESRIC-016 Project “Improving Statistical Capacities of OIC Member Countries in Poverty Statistics” is funded by the COMCEC.