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

Matt Padley and Donald Hirsch

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.

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.


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