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Unformatted text preview: consisting of only one parent or a single adult had almost doubt this proportion of poor people, with 21% and 19% respectively. Couples generally tended to be better off, with lower poverty levels for couples without children (7%) than those with children (12%). It is noticeable that for both types of household with children, a higher than average proportion were living in poverty at this time. Older people were generally less likely to be poor, though once again the trend favoured eldery couples (only 4%) rather than single eldery people (6%). Overall the table suggests that households of single adults and those with children were more likely to be living in poverty than those consisting of couples. (154 words)...
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This note was uploaded on 10/23/2011 for the course IELTS 1101 taught by Professor We during the Spring '11 term at Sussex County Community College.
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