Official Statistics

Persistent poverty in the UK and EU: 2008-2013

Rates of persistent relative income poverty for the UK are compared with other EU countries. The relationship between persistent poverty and poverty in a single year is explored, including the impact this has on the size of the population experiencing poverty over time. Analysis by demographic characteristics is included.

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Persistent poverty in the UK and EU: 2008-2013

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Official statistics are produced impartially and free from political influence.

Published 20 May 2015