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Decomposing Youth Poverty in 22 Countries

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Table 2 Net Disposable Income Poverty Rates by Household Composition

and by Country

Country Poverty

Single

Man

Single

Man

Single

Woman

Single

Woman CoupledCoupled

Young

Adults w/

Young

Adults w/Others

w/

Children

w/o

Children

w/

Children

w/o

Children

w/

Children

w/o

Children

Coupled

Parents

Single

Parent

Social Democratic

Denmark 18.65 34.21 42.55 27.87 47.59

5.84 10.89

1.40

3.04 14.72

Finland

13.82 28.65 37.09 17.89 36.74

5.04 11.03

1.46 10.22 14.21

Iceland

11.63 0.00 31.57 34.77 43.94 16.46 11.29

0.59

6.70 3.90

Norway

22.81 16.11 48.51 30.85 63.61

6.37 10.13

1.18

4.72 8.23

Liberal

Australia

5.85 9.61

8.97 44.20 10.56 10.19

2.53

3.42

7.52 3.22

Canada

14.64 10.60 30.37 56.31 35.23 16.69

9.01

4.42 14.71 15.88

Ireland

11.60 48.53 30.52 45.95 23.50 10.31

0.37

3.56 13.38 27.85

UK

14.13 27.13 29.82 19.48 32.30 13.62

7.42

5.62

9.99 37.03

US

18.91 29.7 25.03 58.84 27.47 23.99 13.53

7.44 26.70 18.99

Conservative

Austria

10.35 0.00 31.94 34.09 26.39 17.50 11.24

1.45

5.44 18.08

France

14.87 7.48 24.12 56.59 29.95 13.16

8.81

7.85 17.43 20.51

Germany 15.23 0.00 41.99 61.65 40.68 16.85

8.40

1.63

8.54 4.58

Luxembourg 6.11 0.00 12.27 77.95 9.46

7.58

6.12

2.91

9.63 14.74

Netherlands 11.83 0.00 32.07 52.26 37.78

5.27

2.78

1.51

6.81 10.02

Switzerland 6.43 0.00 20.93 18.63 13.18 10.69

4.35

3.62

4.01 13.48

Post-socialist

Czech

6.09 0.00 10.77 72.54 10.85

7.84

6.53

2.51 10.48 10.77

Poland

8.92 12.56

6.40 28.88 7.28

9.97

1.80

8.61 15.09 8.60

Slovenia

8.91 31.14 25.13 83.83 48.67 13.32

2.66

4.56 11.66 5.28

East Asian

Japan

8.64 10.34 13.25 10.81 10.69 14.29

0.00

4.11 30.00 12.61

South Korea 8.75 47.35 15.33 36.57 25.44

7.18

6.14

5.90 13.53 10.43

Taiwan

5.16 29.25

6.30 25.44 9.38 11.66

5.81

3.01

7.93 7.34

Southern European

Spain

15.21 25.03 18.97 23.73 16.36 29.45 12.22 12.66 18.57 17.24