Families with young children face huge rise in poverty, research warns

Fiona Simpson
Tuesday, September 14, 2021

One in three children from families with young children are living in poverty, with parents working part-time affected almost as badly as those who are unemployed, new figures show.

A lack of social housing is contributing to a rise in early childhood poverty, according to researchers. Picture: Adobe Stock
A lack of social housing is contributing to a rise in early childhood poverty, according to researchers. Picture: Adobe Stock

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