poverty level

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poverty level

The relative standard of living of individuals or families who have inadequate funds to afford basic needs, such as shelter, food, clothing, or health care.
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Should the poverty threshold be adjusted over time using the rise in the cost of living or the rise in average or median income, and should it be adjusted for geographic price differences or other factors?
The poverty thresholds are the original version of the federal poverty measure.
2 USD (867 TL), and the poverty threshold was 1,800 USD (2,826 TL).
Essays discuss the findings, such as that the extent to which people are banked depends primarily on how wealthy they are, and that there is a poverty threshold below which people find financial services elsewhere.
4 billion people--a quarter of the developing world--subsist below the extreme poverty threshold.
4 million individuals were in these circumstances, meaning they spent 27 weeks or more working or looking for work, but lived at or below the official poverty threshold relevant to their family structure.
In the report, he warned that 928,000 households in rural England were living below the poverty threshold.
Families and individuals are classified as living in poverty if their total family income or unrelated individual income was less than the poverty threshold specified for the applicable family size, the age of the head of household, and the number of related children who are under 18 and living there.
In contrast to its neighbour Poland, only 10% of persons in the Czech Republic were below the poverty threshold.
Most are at or below 125 percent of the federal poverty threshold, currently an annual income of about $25,000 for a family of four.
Families with income below 50% of the federal poverty threshold are considered to be living in extreme poverty.
Everywhere in America today, eligibility for means-tested public benefits depends on the relationship between a household's income and the apposite poverty threshold.

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