How do we measure poverty?

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One of the early chapters in Poverty in Scotland 2021, the latest in a series providing an essential resource for politicians, policy makers, teachers, community activists, service providers, academics, students and all those working to end poverty. This chapter reviews how we measure format.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPoverty in Scotland 2021: Towards a 2030 Without Poverty
EditorsJohn H. McKendrick, John Dickie, Fiona McHardy, Angela O'Hagan, Stephen Sinclair, Morag C. Treanor
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherChild Poverty Action Group
Number of pages23
ISBN (Print)9781910715703
Publication statusPublished - May 2021


  • poverty
  • poverty measurement
  • Scotland


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