US Student Poverty Highest Among Wealthy Nations: Relative child poverty rates, 2011, US and seven other western nations
Report: UNICEF Innocenti Report Card 10, 2012
Poverty rate definition: The percentage of children aged 0 to 17 who are living in relative poverty, defined as living in a household in which disposable income, when adjusted for family size and composition, is less than 50% of the national median income.
Sources: Calculations based on EU-SILC 2009, HILDA 2009, SLID 2009, SHP 2009, PSID 2007. Results for Japan are from Cabinet Office, Gender Equality Bureau (2011).
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