A poverty profile of Cambodia, Parts 63-373 by Nicholas M. Prescott, Menno Pradhan

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An additional allowance needs to be made for consumption of non-food goods. Even households that are poor in the sense that they are consuming less than their recommended daily calorie requirement still spend some of their money on non-food items. This report incorporates a minimal allowance for nonfood goods based on the typical non-food spending of those who can just afford the reference food requirement but actually displace some amount of food expenditures Food poverty line As noted above, the benchmark adopted for setting the food poverty line is a 2,100 calorie minimum energy requirement per person per day.

This question can only be answered at a highly aggregated level by the SESC because of the limited number of geographic domains which were sampled. The survey only supports regional comparisons between Phnom Penh, Other Urban and Rural areas. While this provides a broad sense of the appropriate policy orientation in regional targeting, it is obviously of limited practical value for choosing the geographic placement of project interventions. Looking first at the incidence of poverty in different areas, the regional poverty profile shows that rural poverty is higher than urban poverty.

How many poor are there? Where do they live? What are their sources of income? Answering such basic policy questions on poverty requires a systematic information base on the distribution of living standards. This paper constructs a consistent nationwide poverty profile to support the government's effort to strengthen the design of poverty reduction policies. The poverty profile is based on the first Socioeconomic Survey of Cambodia (SESC) carried out in 1993/94 by the National Institute of Statistics, Ministry of Planning and cosponsored by the Asian Development Bank and the United Nations Development Programme.

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