Flag Peru

Page last updated

May 2013


The Peru PAT was released on October 2011. Updates to the Data Entry Template were made in July 2012 and to the survey in May 2013. All changes to this tool are detailed in the PAT Changelog.

PAT Survey

Sept 2011

(English- .XLS)
(Español - .XLS)

PAT Data Entry Template

July 2012

(.ZIP; open within CSPro)

User guide



Tool Information


Poverty line used for MRR reporting:

Median National Poverty Line

Value of poverty line used for MRR reporting in local currency:

171.40 per capita per month in 2009 prices

Other poverty lines*:

(2009 prices)

Food poverty line: 144 per capita per month
Halfway between median and national poverty line: 171.40 per capita per month

(2009 prices)

National poverty line: 257 per capita per month
50% above national poverty line: 385.5 per capita per month

Automated poverty comparisons by**:

Province, location, gender of HOH, HH size, share of female HH members, roof, flooring

Ownership of: gas stove, car, radio

Other comparisons

Gender by Education, Gender by Location


Original source survey:

Encuesta Nacional de Hogares (2009)

Certification document:


* The data analysis program in most PATs allows for comparisons against multiple poverty lines. In some cases, these poverty lines vary by region: a household in region A with a calculated household expenditure of X might fall below a poverty line while a household in a different region with the same expenditure might fall above that same poverty line.

** PATs developed using CSPro give automatic poverty comparisions by a number of variables so users can, for example, compare the poverty rates among regions or gender of the head of household. Such results are INDICATIVE and are only statistically valid for samples that are of appropriate size and distribution for that sub-population.


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