The annual report on the state of poverty and social exclusion in the United Kingdom from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and the New Policy Institute.
Providing a comprehensive analysis of trends and differences between groups, this report examines the progress being made on reducing poverty and social exclusion, in light of the Government's ambitious target to halve child poverty by 2010.
A major theme for this year’s report is differences by gender. The wide-ranging and thorough analysis also covers:
Some of the key findings are that: