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Data and Tools


Tools and Software
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    PovcalNet

    This online poverty analysis tool allows you to replicate the calculations made by the World Bank's researchers in estimating the extent of absolute poverty in the world, including the $1 a day poverty measures.
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    Software for Poverty Mapping

    PovMap 2.0 provides computational solutions to all stages of poverty mapping activities. It uses a proprietary data engine to ensure the speedy processing of census data. Its functions include data processing, distributional comparison, regression analysis, univariate analysis, correlation analysis, cross tabulation and simulation. PovMap 2.1 is an experimental package for nutrition mapping. PovMap 1.1, or earlier, are for the simulation stage of poverty mapping.