Economy Fact 4 – Fourth Nepal Living Standards Survey and Poverty in Nepal

Nepal's National Statistics Office has recently published the Fourth Nepal Living Standard Survey 2024 summary report. According to the survey, utilizing an adjusted poverty line, 20.27 percent of Nepal's population falls below this revised threshold, with differing outcomes observed among urban, rural, and Kathmandu Valley inhabitants. The video offers a concise overview of the primary findings from the NLSS-IV.

Nepal’s National Statistics Office has recently published the Fourth Nepal Living Standard Survey 2024 summary report. According to the survey, utilizing an adjusted poverty line, 20.27 percent of Nepal’s population falls below this revised threshold, with differing outcomes observed among urban, rural, and Kathmandu Valley inhabitants. The NLSS-IV sheds light on the living standards of the diverse population in Nepal, highlighting the disparities in poverty levels across various regions. The report emphasizes the importance of tailored strategies to address the specific needs of urban, rural, and Kathmandu Valley residents to uplift those below the poverty line. By understanding the distinct circumstances different communities face, policymakers can develop more effective interventions to improve the overall well-being of Nepal’s population.

The video offers a concise overview of the primary findings from the NLSS-IV.