Interactive Esri Maps Explore U.S., Global Poverty

September 29, 2014  - By

Esri has created two maps that explain how poverty affects billions of people around the world.

Poverty in America

More than 50 million people in the United States live in poverty. Explore the Poverty in America maps to learn more about the levels of poverty in your state and city.


Global Poverty Map

Through the use of storytelling, videos, and interactive maps, Esri’s map provides a look at one method of measuring global poverty. This measure, called the Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI), addresses poverty through an integrative approach.


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About the Author: Tracy Cozzens

Senior Editor Tracy Cozzens joined GPS World magazine in 2006. She also is editor of GPS World’s newsletters and the sister website Geospatial Solutions. She has worked in government, for non-profits, and in corporate communications, editing a variety of publications for audiences ranging from federal government contractors to teachers.