Simulated change in 2013 market-based poverty rate if all wages had increased at same rate as average wage growth over 1979–2013

Percentage point reduction by growing wages with average wage growth
Non-elderly 100% of poverty -1.67106
200% of poverty -3.55731
Age 18–64 Male -1.27915
Female -1.54049
Workers -1.44217
Children (under 18) All children -2.3578
Children with working parent(s) -2.53403


Source: EPI analysis of Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement (ASEC) microdata

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