Households in Vietnam that meet the following criteria will be considered poor in 2021

On January 27, 2021, the Government of Vietnam issued Decree 07/2021/ND-CP stipulating the multidimensional poverty line for the period of 2021 – 2025.


Households in Vietnam that meet the following criteria will be considered poor in 2021 (Illustration)

According to Vietnam's Decree 07/2021/ND-CP stipulates the standards of poor households, near-poor households, and households with average living standards in the period 2022 - 2025 if the following criteria are met:

1. For poor households in Vietnam

- Rural area: households with an average monthly income of 1,500,000 VND or less and lacking at least 3 indicators measuring the level of basic social service shortage.

- Urban area: households with a monthly per capita income of 2,000,000 VND or less and lacking at least 3 indicators measuring the level of basic social service shortage.

2. For near-poverty households in Vietnam

- Rural area: households with a monthly per capita income of VND 1,500,000 or less and lacking any of the 3 indicators measuring the level of basic social service shortage.

- Urban area: households with a monthly per capita income of 2,000,000 VND or less and lacking any of the 3 indicators measuring the level of basic social service shortage.

3. For households with average living standards in Vietnam

- Rural area: households with an average monthly income of over 1,500,000 VND to 2,250,000 VND.

- Urban area: households with an average monthly income of over 2,000,000 VND to 3,000,000 VND.

In particular, the criteria for measuring multidimensional poverty in the period of 2022 - 2025 are specified as follows:

(1) Income requirements

- Rural areas: 1,500,000 VND/person/month.

- Urban areas: 2,000,000 VND/person/month.

(2) Criteria for determining the extent of a lack of basic social services

- Basic social services (06 services), including: employment; medical; education; House; drinking water and sanitation; information.

- Indicators measuring the level of basic social service shortage (12 indicators), including: employment; dependents in the household; nutrition; health insurance; adult education level; children's school attendance; housing quality; housing area per capita; domestic water source; hygienic latrines; use of telecommunications services; means of access to information.

(3) Basic social services, as measured by the index and the deficiency threshold specified in the Appendix issued together with Vietnam's Decree 07/2021/ND-CP

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