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What is the poverty line in the US?

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For a family of 2 the US poverty line is $15,730. For a family of four the poverty line is $23,850.


In 2012, the poverty rate was 15%. There were 46.5 million people living below the poverty line.


Yes, poverty is widespread in India, with about 41% of the population living below the poverty line of US$1 per day.


Canada has no "Official" poverty line.


i meant how many people live in the USA that are above the poverty line, the computer posted it wrong. THANKS!


79% of the people in Iran are above the poverty line while 21% is below the poverty line.


By our standards, about 95%. 19 out of 20 people live below the poverty line of Canada and the US.


poverty line in Pakistan for 2009 was 848.79 rupees.


Poverty gap ratio is mean that how much money need to comes out poor from poverty line. That mean the poor who live or exits in below poverty line, there how more money there need to supply to reach them in upper poverty line.


80% of the people in Chad are in the poverty line.


18.2% of people in Chile are below the poverty line.


For a single person, the poverty level in the United States is under $11,170 a year. For a four person family the poverty line is at $23,050 both for continental states only.


Roughly 13 to 17% living below the federal poverty line at any given point in time, and roughly 40% falling below the poverty line at some point within a 10-year time span. wow that is embarrassing


The "poverty line" is the level of income that separates the people who live in poverty from everyone else. It is not an official line and no specific income has been established as the "poverty line". It is an expression used in conversation to replace the lengthy expression "the level of income that separates poor people from people who are not poor".


Poverty has always been with us. Think of the countries where floods, fire, tsunamis and earthquakes occur. Even in a wealthier society, if poverty is measured as having only 25% of the money which a labourer could earn, there would be some who were below the poverty line. Poverty will never disappear.


The poverty threshold, poverty limit or poverty line is the minimum level of income deemed adequate in a particular country.


Poverty in the United States is cyclical in nature with roughly 13 to 17% living below the federal poverty line at any given point in time, and roughly 40% falling below the poverty line at some point within a 10 year time span. Most Americans (58.5%) will spend at least one year below the poverty line at some point between ages 25 and 75


The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. People who have an income below the poverty line for the nation's cities was 578.


21.5 million people live under the poverty line


unemployment contribute majorly towards poverty because due to this a country accounts for poverty or under poverty line.


17% of the population in Poland is under the poverty line.


Population below the poverty line: probably 25 %.


in 2004 9.3% of population lived under poverty line.


The federal Poverty Line varies between countries, and it is re-calculated each year to reflect the costs of living. For example in 2013 for a family consisting of 3 persons, poverty line is $ 19,530.


Anybody living in poverty that lives below the poverty line.



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