How can the MPI estimates be replicated?

Since the 2014 HDR, all statistical programmes used to calculate the MPI have been available at the HDRO’s website ( The statistical programs associated with the Global MPI 2018 will be available in due course. Also, DHS and MICS data are publicly available online. Therefore, national governments, civil society groups, and research communities can replicate the MPI results as well as adapt the programmes to their own country-specific poverty needs.