Subsistence and welfare » At-risk-of-poverty rate of households with three or more children : At-risk-of-poverty rate of families with three or more children by head of the household's gender

At-risk-of-poverty rate by type of household: couple with three or more children. The share of families with three or more children 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.

Couple with three or more children – household consisting of two adults and at least three dependent children.

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.

Unit: percent

Disaggregated by: year, type of household, head of the household's gender

Source: Statistics Estonia, Estonian Social Survey (ESS)

Year
Gender Type of household 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Male Couple with 3 or more dependent children 17,4 17,3 16,8 23,3 11,7 13,9 13,8 17 15,1 20,5 21,8 15,9
Female Couple with 3 or more dependent children 41,6 32,4 35,4 41,2 32,3 46,7 38,4 23 42,2 34,9 38,3 31,9