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.
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||2013|
|Estonian||Couple with 3 or more dependent children||22,6||19,9||18,7||23,4||15,7||19,9||15,8||16,1||21,8|
|Non-estonian||Couple with 3 or more dependent children||20,7||20,6||26||38,9||31,3||39,7||30,3||25,6||19,8|