Costa Rica launched the Business Multidimensional Poverty Index developed by the Positive Horizon Association with the technical support of the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI). Business MPI (IPMe in Spanish) is an adaptation of the Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) for the business sector, which measures the living conditions of employees and their families […]
The latest annual Good Childhood report from the Children’s Society measures children’s subject well-being and happiness. It has their opinions on social media, friends, family, education and health. It is possible to get breakdowns by gender. Details of the methodology used is provided on the website. Trends in time from the first index in 2005 […]
New From Oxfam and Development Finance Index, a measure of how committed governments actually are to reducing inequality. The CRI covers 152 nations worldwide, measuring government action on social spending, tax and labour rights. The site provides free access to the full-text report and an interactive map of the measures.
‘Social mobility policies have made little Impact’ according to the latest Social Mobility Commission report which assesses 20 years of government policy. It includes sections on early years, school age children, young people and the entry into the work force.
Just released by the World Bank a visual mapping of progress towards the 17 Sustainable Development goals which include: ending poverty, good health, access to education, sustainable cities. Each section highlights progress and challenges.
This week the latest annual meeting of the World Economic Forum took place at Davos. News and information is available on the official website To mark the occasion Oxfam released its 99% of wealth report with up to date figures. 8 billionnaires have as much wealth as 50% of the world’s population. Look on the […]
Released this week, the Casey Review into opportunity and integration. This independent review was commissioned in July 2015 and conducted by Dame Louise Casey. In her summary she states that she wanted to consider the nature and extent of social deprivation and division in society and how it could give rise to intolerance and hate. Large […]
Get the latest data in the 2016 Global Wealth Report from the Credit Suisse Research Institute. It ranks nations by wealth and examines gaps in household wealth between rich and poor in individual nations. It identifies Russia as the world’s most unequal country, with 74.5% of the nation’s wealth controlled by 1% of the people. For […]
Released in September by the Office of the High Representative for Least Developed Countries. It reviews the progress made in development for 48 countries. It focuses specifically on the eight priority areas of the Istanbul Programme of Action (IPoA) for the Least Developed Countries for the Decade 2011-2020. It maps the goals, targets and actions […]
According to the latest report from Plan UK five indicators were used to rank the 346 local/unitary authorities in England and Wales. They included child poverty, education, life expectancy and teenage pregnancy. The final results revealed Sandwell and Salford to be the worst places. Download the full report to get the results and consult the methodology. […]