عنوان مقاله [English]
Measurement of fundamental factors of subjective poverty is one of the interdisciplinary issues that has been considered by economists in recent years. Subjective poverty represents the feeling, perception, and belief in poverty in individuals, which appears because of different causes and also be accompanied by objective poverty or without that. The main purpose of this article is to assess the relationship between religiousness and subjective poverty. For the achievement to this goal, the paper uses from data of “study and Measurement of The of Iranin Public Culture Indices plan, (2012)”, that contains from 17000 samples of the population, upper than age 16, conducted in 31 provinces of Iran. The Partial least squares regression (PLS) has been used as the method of data analysis in this research. The Results of the paper indicate that religiousness has a significant and reverse effect on subjective poverty, and the promotion of religiousness reduces the feeling and perception of poverty. Other results show that there is a significant relationship between subjective poverty and variables “income” and “trust”.