Briefing Note (BN115)

Child and working-age poverty from 2010 to 2013

Date: 16 December 2010
DOI: 10.1920/bn.ifs.2010.00115

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.