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.
Head of the household – the household member with the largest long-term contribution to the household’s income.
Disaggregated by: year, type of household, head of the household's ethnic nationality
Source: Statistics Estonia, Estonian Social Survey (ESS)
|Ethnic nationality||Type of household||2005||2006||2007||2008||2009||2010||2011||2012|
|Estonian||Single parent with one or more dependent children||33,3||38||32,3||28,5||28,6||29||30,2||34,6|
|Non-estonian||Single parent with one or more dependent children||57,4||55,5||55,4||61,1||49,3||51,3||41,4||54|