Subject This article examines the changes in regional poverty measures. Objectives The article aims to forecast the level of regional poverty. Methods For the study, we used a statistical analysis, reviewing the results of various scientific studies on regional poverty and self-sufficiency. Results Assessing the interdependent factors of regional poverty helps identify consistently poor and self-sufficient regions. The consolidated forecast of regional poverty asymmetry makes it possible to form a hierarchy of trend weight of mutually conditioned factors and reveal the problem of interregional migration associated with low incomes and tensions in the labor market. Conclusions The proposed approach for predicting regional poverty extends scientific knowledge in the field of regional planning and spatial development.
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