Mobility in Income Poverty Between 2010-2015 in Egypt

Heba Farida Ahmed Fathy El-laithy & Dina Magdy Armanious

Published: March 2019

This study assesses poverty dynamics in Egypt during 2010-2015 and examines the characteristics of transient poor people. Reliability Index, Relative and Absolute mobility are used to assess mobility. The results showed that there is a substantial amount of mobility between 2010 and 2015 and deterioration in the relative positions is larger than the improvement in the same period. Households with uneducated heads, with temporary jobs, outside establishments and with no social protection are more likely to remain poor.

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