MDPS Organizes Training Session on Living Conditions Measurement

​In preparation for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics (MDPS), in collaboration with the Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC) in Ankara, will organize a training course on Living Conditions Measurement in the community on 4-8 September 2016.


The workshop aims to contribute to the capacity building of statistical cadres, publicize the importance of the "Household Expenditure and Income Survey" and the methods to measure  the indicators related to household expenditure and income, and classify income and expenditure into multiple categories with a view to identify those most in need of social protection schemes, with a particular consideration of methods of presentation and analysis of the survey outputs , and making them available to users.


Participants will learn about the concept and determinants of poverty and income inequality, the data sources and calculation methodology of such indicators. They will recognize the experiences of many countries in the measurement of these indicators.


This training course will be attended by staff from the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics and the Permanent Population Committee, in order to unify the methodologies of social phenomena monitoring as a prelude to prepare reports on sustainable development.​