The majority of workers in the bottom 20 percent rely on public assistance: Share of workers who receive public assistance directly or through a family member, by hourly wage decile
|Wage decile||Rate of Receipt|
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Note: Includes the EITC, CTC, SNAP, LIHEAP, WIC, housing assistance, TANF/cash assistance, and Medicaid.
Source: EPI analysis of Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement microdata, pooled years 2012–2014