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Varying Degrees of Poverty, Thinking Beyond ‘Poor’ and ‘Not Poor’

September 09, 2020
Written by Ashley Edwards, Poverty Statistics Branch Chief
Component ID: #ti941577134

The concept of poverty is often interpreted as a state of being “poor” or “not poor.” However, identifying one population as “poor” and everyone else as “not poor” oversimplifies the economic circumstances individuals and families face over the year. 

  • 2019


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