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Living standards, poverty and inequality in the UK: 2012
On Thursday 14 June, the Government will publish the latest figures on the distribution of income and the extent of poverty in the UK. The figures will cover 2010-11, the current coalition government's first year in office, and the first year after the end of the late 2000s recession.
The IFS will then release a fuller report, funded by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation on the latest figures and recent trends on Friday 15 June. Amongst other things, the report will assess:
Going beyond simply describing the data, it will look at the factors driving the changes in incomes and poverty observed, and will look forward to prospects for income growth and poverty over the coming years.
The report will be launched on Friday 15 June at IFS at 10:00 AM. Registration will take place from 9:30AM.
If you would like to book a place or have any queries about this event, please contact our events team.
Measuring and addressing child poverty, Observations
Biggest one-year fall in middle incomes since 1981, IFS Press Releases
Average private incomes fall over 7% in the three years to 2010-11 , IFS Press Releases