United Kingdom: Poverty, percent of population, 2016 - 2017:
For that indicator, we provide data for the United Kingdom from 2016 to 2017. The average value for the United Kingdom during that period was 17.8 percent with a minimum of 17 percent in 2016 and a maximum of 18.6 percent in 2017.
The latest value from 2017 is 18.6 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2017 based on 64
countries is 19.80 percent.
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Definition: National poverty headcount ratio is the percentage of the population living below the national poverty line(s). National estimates are based on population-weighted subgroup estimates from household surveys. For economies for which the data are from EU-SILC, the reported year is the income reference year, which is the year before the survey year.