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Households below a Minimum Income Standard: 2008/09 to 2013/14

This report is the fourth in an annual series; it monitors the number of people living below the Minimum Income Standard (MIS) threshold, as well as how many are well above and how many are well below this standard.

Written by:
Matt Padley and Donald Hirsch
Date published:

This report:

  • examines changes in the adequacy of household incomes between 2008/09 and 2013/14;
  • looks at who is most likely to lack the income needed for an adequate standard of living;
  • analyses the numbers and characteristics of those falling above and below the Minimum Income Standard.