The Malaysiangovernment defines urbanpoverty as lack of monetary ability to procure basic needs,which are separated into food and non-food components,measured by non-food and food Poverty Line Income (PLI).
only 3.6% of the Malaysian population is living below the overall urban poverty line.
Occurrence of the causalfactors of urbanpoverty
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