At-risk-of-poverty rate by type of household: adult and child(ren). The share of single parents with an equalised yearly disposable income lower than the at-risk-of-poverty threshold.
Household – a group of persons living in the common main dwelling (at the same address), who share joint financial and/or food resources and whose members consider themselves to belong to the same household. Household can also consist of one member only.
Adult and child(ren) – household consisting of one adult and at least one dependent child.
Dependent child – a household member aged 0–17 (as at 1 January of the reference year) or a household member aged 18–24 who is economically inactive and living with at least one parent.
At-risk-of-poverty rate – share of persons with an equalised yearly disposable income lower than the at-risk-of-poverty threshold.
At-risk-of-poverty threshold – 60% of the median equalised yearly disposable income of household members.
Equalised income – total household income, which is divided by a sum of equivalence scales of all household members.
Disaggregated by: year, type of household, ethnic nationality of household
Source: Statistics Estonia, Estonian Social Survey (ESS)
|Type of household||Ethnic nationality of household||2005||2006||2007||2008||2009||2010||2011||2012||2013|
|Single parent with one or more dependent children||Estonian||33,4||37,3||32,3||28,5||28,7||29||29,3||34,5||29,2|
|Single parent with one or more dependent children||Non-estonian||53,7||54,2||57,7||64,4||53,8||53,9||46,9||58,5||66|