Statistics on children, youth and families in Puerto Rico from the Annie E. Casey Foundation and the Youth Development Institute
Median income by family type
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Why This Indicator Matters
Definition and Source
The median divides the income distribution into two equal parts: one-half of the cases falling below the median income and one-half above the median. For households and families, the median income is based on the distribution of the total number of households and families including those with no income. The median income for individuals is based on individuals 15 years old and over with income. Median income is rounded to the nearest whole dollar. Median income figures are calculated using linear interpolation.
Instituto del Desarrollo de la Juventud (Youth Development Institute)
The Youth Development Institute (IDJ, for its acronym in Spanish) promotes research and public policies to strengthen the economic security of families with children and youth with the objective of substantially reducing child poverty in Puerto Rico. IDJ boost change by developing evidence based public policy recommendations, empowering those affected to participate in the decision-making process, and fostering alliances. Also, by conducting research that deepens understanding of the problem to forge possible solutions and disseminating data to increase general knowledge about the challenges children and youth in poverty face in Puerto Rico.Learn More