In-work poverty

Issue 148 (Summer 2014)

More than half of all people in poverty now live in a working family. For children in poverty, this figure rises to nearly two-thirds. In each case, this proportion is the highest for all the years for which we have data. Tom MacInnes from the New Policy Institute unpicks these statistics and looks at the factors driving the increased significance of in-work poverty.

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