Supplemental Poverty Measure Brief: 2009-2012. Change in Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

11/21/2013

Figure 5a. Poverty Rate by Race and Ethnicity, 2009-2012      
  White,not Hispanic, Official Poverty Black alone, Official Poverty Hispanic, Official Poverty White , not Hispanic, SPM Black alone, SPM Hispanic, SPM  
2009 9.4 25.8 25.3 10.5 23.4 27.6  
2010 10.0 27.5 26.7 11.0 25.4 27.7  
2011 9.9 27.8 25.4 11.0 25.7 28.0  
2012 9.8 27.3 25.8 10.7 25.8 27.8  

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

 

 

 

Figure 5b. SPM Poverty Rate by Race and Ethnicity, 2009 and 2012    
  White alone,
non-Hispanic
Black alone  Hispanic  
2009 10.5 23.4 27.6  
2012 10.7 25.8 27.8  
 
 
 
Figure 5c. Number in SPM Poverty by Race and Ethnicity, 2009 and 2012 (in millions)  
  White alone,
non-Hispanic
Black alone  Hispanic  
2009                  20.7                     9.0           13.5  
2012                  20.5                  10.4           14.8  

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

 

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