Maldives: Poverty Assessment

Institutional Document | September 2007

This document provides an assessment of the poverty profile of Maldives. Such poverty assessments contribute to the overall strategy that ADB will take in the country.


  • Introduction
  • Poverty Surveys and the Poverty Line
  • A Poverty Profile
  • Non-income Poverty
  • Causes of Poverty
  • Public Policies and Poverty Reduction
  • The National Poverty Reduction Strategy
  • Development Partner Support for Poverty Reduction
  • Options for ADB Assistance to Reduce Poverty