Poverty and economic hardship in the United Kingdom (UK)

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Statista dossier about poverty and economic hardship in the United Kingdom (UK)

This dossier presents statistics and facts about poverty and economic hardship in the United Kingdom. There is a detailed look at homelessness, the rising use of foodbanks and low earnings among the UK population.

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  • 1. Homelessness and living conditions
    • Unintentionally homeless households in England (UK) 2006/2007-2016/2017

    • Young unintentionally homeless households England (UK) 2006-2017

    • Homeless households with and without children in England (UK) 2006/2007-2016/17

    • Rough sleepers in London 2010-2017

    • Homelessness: available accommodation projects in England in 2015

    • Homelessness: bed rate in accommodation projects England (UK) 2015, by region

    • England & Wales: Number of winter deaths 2016/2017, by age and gender

    • United Kingdom (UK): Number of excess winter deaths in England & Wales 2000-2017

  • 2. Foodbanks
    • Foodbanks: emergency food needed in United Kingdom (UK) 2016-2017, by region

    • Foodbanks: why users needed emergency food United Kingdom (UK) 2016

    • Foodbanks: emergency food needed London, United Kingdom (UK) 2011-2017

  • 3. Benefits
    • Households in receipt of benefits in England (UK) 2015/2016, by region

    • Total welfare benefits: United Kingdom (UK) government spending 2002-2017

    • Total welfare benefits: forecasted United Kingdom (UK) government spending 2017-2023

    • Great Britain: Monthly number of households subject to the benefits cap 2014-2017

  • 4. Low earnings
    • United Kingdom (UK): National living wage vs. national minimum wage 2011-2017

    • United Kingdom (UK): London living wage compared to national minimum wage 2003-2017

    • United Kingdom (UK): National living wage compared to London living wage 2011-2017

    • Low paid workers: earning below the Living Wage in Great Britain 2016, by age

    • Low paid workers: earning below the Living Wage in Great Britain 2016, by region

    • Low paid workers: earning below the Living Wage in Great Britain 2016, by occupation

    • Low paid workers: earning below the Living Wage in Great Britain 2016, by industry

    • United Kingdom (UK): National minimum wage (under 18) 2010-2018

    • United Kingdom (UK): National minimum wage (18 to 20) 2010-2018

    • United Kingdom (UK): National minimum wage (21 to 24) 2010-2018

  • Language: English
  • Released: 2016
  • Source(s): Statista
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