Concept selected: Poverty threshold

Definition

The poverty threshold is calculated in euros. A person with anual income per consuption unit under this threshold is considered at risk of poverty.
The poverty threshold depends on the distribution of the income per consumption unit of persons. This threshold is established as 60% of the median income per consumption unit of persons.

Source

Living Conditions Survey (LCS). Methodology

Topic

Statistical operations

(enlaces al Inventario de Operaciones Estadísticas)

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