Figure 7Z

Extent to which taxes and transfer programs reduce the relative poverty rate, selected OECD countries, late 2000s

Note: This figure plots the differences between each country's pre– and post–tax-and-transfer relative poverty rate, where relative poverty is the share of individuals with income below half of household-size-adjusted median income.

Source: Authors' analysis of Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Stat Extracts (data group labelled "late 2000s")

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