The main aim of this report is to institute a new official method for measuring poverty in Tunisia that would reflect population growth and scientific progress as well as better enhance the data collected. It details the various stages involved in the establishment of the new poverty line and clearly explains the various changes made in relation to the former methodology. In view of the margin of error entailed in survey-based estimates, the report provides in the annex a number of statistical tests to ascertain the robustness of the new calculation method and confirm the validity of the results.

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