Child poverty hits highest level in decade

Tristan Donovan
Thursday, March 22, 2018

The number of children living in relative poverty has risen for the third year running, taking it to its highest level in a decade, government figures show.

There are now 500,000 more children in relative poverty than in 2010/11. Picture: luxorphoto/Adobe Stock
There are now 500,000 more children in relative poverty than in 2010/11. Picture: luxorphoto/Adobe Stock

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