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Child and working-age poverty from 2010 to 2013

Briefing note

This Briefing Note provides projections of income poverty among children and working-age adults in the UK under current tax and benefit policies. We also estimate the direct impact on poverty of tax and benefit reforms announced by the coalition government. Projections are produced for each year between 2010-11 and 2013-14.

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Press release
Between 2010-11 and 2013-14 average incomes are forecast to stagnate and both absolute and relative poverty among children and working-age adults are expected to rise, according to projections funded by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and published today by the IFS.