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Table 3 BTST Income Poverty Rates by Household Composition and by

Country

Country Poverty

Single

Man

Single

Man

Single

Woman

Single

Woman Coupled Coupled

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 31.67 39.47 53.65 74.01 59.81 20.91 24.03

6.41 19.63 35.30

Finland

22.98 52.71 45.23 80.70 46.06 21.93 16.16

7.93 23.99 37.68

Iceland

22.17 0.00 46.06 78.25 60.85 37.59 15.17

3.62 21.33 15.89

Norway

31.05 38.14 53.33 83.98 66.31 20.10 14.78

6.41 23.65 25.54

Liberal

Australia

13.09 28.72 13.32 81.60 15.82 24.96

3.39

8.51 24.75 9.53

Canada

20.54 20.46 32.16 74.21 36.18 29.64

9.65

9.44 25.30 24.53

Ireland

29.11 84.06 28.33 83.24 22.86 34.34

8.25 23.00 43.35 19.03

UK

25.51 66.58 37.27 87.18 35.15 32.40

7.08 13.42 32.84 40.45

US

23.83 35.38 23.71 70.07 27.17 31.33 14.45 11.58 36.33 25.78

Conservative

Austria

16.20 33.34 33.32 61.11 30.74 37.73 12.45

4.58 10.60 27.21

France

21.24 10.28 27.41 76.25 28.78 21.61

8.76 16.99 29.93 36.83

Germany 24.22 0.10 51.77 94.47 46.79 30.09 13.38

7.18 26.82 31.71

Luxembourg14.57 0.00

8.57 82.98 19.26 16.20

6.99 11.38 30.49 18.01

Netherlands 24.06 0.10 54.41 85.19 58.28 16.80

7.28

7.76 27.80 22.36

Switzerland 9.90 0.01 25.07 18.63 15.77 11.34

4.25

6.81 18.62 14.19

Post-socialist

Czech

9.98 12.39 11.79 69.55

9.69 13.83

6.12

6.32 18.91 14.34

Poland

14.93 17.81 11.17 33.10

9.67

9.45

1.92 15.26 26.77 25.18

Slovenia

13.53 31.14 29.15 83.83 51.97 17.92

4.99

9.17 16.87 15.09

East Asian

Japan

9.20 10.34

10.6 13.51 13.74 10.88

0.10

5.18 28.00 14.29

South Korea 9.62 47.35 17.62 28.97 26.18

9.08

6.14

6.54 15.46 8.70

Taiwan

5.66 24.18

7.01 27.89

6.89

9.50

3.30

3.34 11.69 8.32

Southern European

Spain

20.40 12.84 23.13 31.75 23.80 25.43 10.36 17.89 29.55 28.95