Percentage of the population living in households at risk of poverty, by sex and age

This indicator contains some alternative data to those specified by the United Nations (UN). This indicator is the most suitable match currently available.

“Percentage of the population living in households at risk of poverty” data from EU-Statistics on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC) is being used for international comparability. For the main UK data series on low income households, the Households below average income (HBAI) statistics. measure of income used is before housing costs (BHC).


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Headline data

Source: Eurostat

Geographical Area: United Kingdom

Unit of Measurement: Percentage (%)

This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from UK statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from UK statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other UK-specific metadata information.

This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

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