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Children in poverty according to the supplemental poverty measure in United States

Children in poverty according to the supplemental poverty measure

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definition and Source

PROVIDER

Definition

Children under age 18 who are in poverty according to the supplemental poverty measure.

Data Source

PRB analysis of data from the U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, Annual Social and Economic Supplement.

Notes

Due to an error in the tax model, all 2018 SPM estimates were revised.
A 90 percent confidence interval for each estimate can be found at Children in poverty according to the supplemental poverty measure.

Last Updated

September 2020