Metadata

Indicator code
A.3.2
Indicator name

Poverty level

Geographical coverage

UK

Unit of measurement

Percentage (%)

Comparability

n/a

Footnote (FULL)

Individuals are considered to be experiencing relative poverty if they live in a household with an equalised disposable income that falls below 60% of the national median in the current year. Experiencing persistent poverty is defined as being in relative income poverty in the current year and at least two of the three preceding years.

Associated sources
A.3.2.1

Sources

A.3.2.1
Measure

Percentage of people experiencing persistent poverty

Source

Persistent Poverty in the UK and EU

Organisation

Office for National Statistics

Contact details
Geographical coverage

UK

Time period

2008-2017

Timeliness

Annual

Earliest available data

2008

Link to data source
Other information

n/a

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