Aggregate estimates understate how unevenly poverty affects AANHPI children relative to white peers: Child poverty rates among white, Asian, and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander groups, 2021

 

Group Child Poverty Rate
Samoan  35.0%
Burmese  30.2%
Micronesian  25.3%
Cambodian  23.4%
All Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander  22.7%
Polynesian  22.4%
Hmong  21.2%
Guamanian or Chamorro  17.3%
Bangladeshi  16.5%
Sri Lankan  16.4%
Laotian  16.3%
Pakistani  16.2%
Native Hawaiian  16.1%
Thai  14.5%
Chamorro  13.1%
Vietnamese  12.7%
Chinese (except Taiwanese)  11.8%
Nepalese  11.0%
Indonesian  10.9%
White  10.6%
All Asian 10.3%
Japanese  10.2%
Korean  9.4%
Filipino  5.9%
Indian  4.8%
Taiwanese  4.1%

Note: White denotes white, not Hispanic or Latino. Listed AANHPI groups are pulled from all available detailed Asian and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander groups alone.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 1-year estimates (2021).

View the underlying data on epi.org.