Supplemental Poverty Measure Brief: 2009-2012. Change in Poverty by Family Type

11/21/2013

Figure 6a. Poverty Rate by Family Type, 2009-2012        
  Married
Official
Poverty
Female HH Official Poverty Male HH Official Poverty Married SPM Female HH SPM Male HH SPM  
2009 5.8 29.9 16.9 9.5 27.9 21.9  
2010 7.6 28.7 18.4 9.8 29.0 22.5  
2011 7.4 29.6 17.3 9.9 29.9 21.9  
2012 7.5 29.1 17.9 10.0 28.9 23.1  

Source: U.S. Census Bureau Current Population Survey, Annual Social and Economic Supplements

 

 

Figure 6b. SPM Poverty Rate by Family Type, 2009 and 2012      
  Married family Female-headed family Male-headed family  
2009 9.5 27.9 21.9  
2012 10.0 28.9 23.1  
 
 
 
 
 Figure 6c. Number in SPM Poverty by Family Type, 2009 and 2012 (in millions)  
  Married family Female-headed family Male-headed family  
2009 17.7 16.9 7.0  
2012 18.7 18.1 7.8  

Source: U.S. Census Bureau Current Population Survey, Annual Social and Economic Supplements.

 

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