Children living in low income households

Table 1: Percentage of children living in low income households (2001 to 2012)

Note:

  1. HEDY = Household Equivalised Disposable Income
Year Below 60% HEDY Relative to Contemporary Median Below 60 HEDY 2007 Median Total Children (Thousands)
2001 30 37 1,020
2004 28 31 1,040
2007 22 22 1,070
2009 25 22 1,070
2010 26 22 1,070
2011 25 21 1,070
2012 25 21 1,050
Table 2: Percentage of children living in low income households, by family type (2007 to 2012)
Year Children in sole-parent families Children in two-parent families All children
2007 51 14 22
2009 46 14 22
2010 42 16 22
2011 46 12 21
2012 46 13 21

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