By Penang Institute's Socio-economics, Statistics Programme
There are 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) outlined by the UN. Penang Monthly extracts data relevant to some of the SDGs that are most pertinent to Penang, and takes a look at how the state fares. Social Protection and Incidence of Poverty Last updated in 2014, Malaysia’s poverty line refers to households with a monthly income of less than or equal to RM940 for Peninsular Malaysia; RM1,160 for Sabah and Labuan; and RM1,040 for Sarawak.1 Penang, however, has set its...
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