Figures in this note are taken from the Households Below Average Income (HBAI) series of releases from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).
28 March 2019
- There are now 847,000 children in working households who are tipped into poverty by their family’s housing costs
- The number of children in working households who are in poverty has grown by 833,000 since 2010/11.
- This is a 40% increase.