Poverty rate in the United States in 2016, by age and gender

Poverty rate in the U.S. by age and gender in 2016 This graph shows the poverty rate in the United States among all people in 2016, by age and gender. In 2016, about 24 percent of males younger than 18 years, were living below the poverty line in the United States.
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MaleFemale
Under 18 years 24.06%24.34%
18 to 24 years 19.53%24.8%
25 to 34 years 10.83%16.76%
35 to 44 years 9.76%13.95%
45 to 54 years 9.19%11.21%
55 to 64 years 10.36%11.38%
65 to 74 years 7.27%9.55%
75 years and over 7.72%12.19%
MaleFemale
Under 18 years 24.06%24.34%
18 to 24 years 19.53%24.8%
25 to 34 years 10.83%16.76%
35 to 44 years 9.76%13.95%
45 to 54 years 9.19%11.21%
55 to 64 years 10.36%11.38%
65 to 74 years 7.27%9.55%
75 years and over 7.72%12.19%
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This graph shows the poverty rate in the United States among all people in 2016, by age and gender. In 2016, about 24 percent of males younger than 18 years, were living below the poverty line in the United States.
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Release date
September 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
2016
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Rate was calculated internally by Statista on the census date provided.

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