Age: Children

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Distribution of Wealth and Income between different Social Groups
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Age: Children
1 3.6 million children are in poverty today
1.1 27% of children
2 62% of children live in a household with at least one income
3 16 year old's receiving free school achieve 1.7 grades lower than those who don't
4 2.5 times more likely to suffer from chronic illness
5 From 2012/13 300,000 more children will live in poverty in 2015/16
6 Flaherty (2004): children in poverty are more likely to have
6.1 Low birth weight
6.2 Be injured in accidents
6.3 Suffer abuse
6.4 Self-harm and attempt suicide
7 Townsend founded CPAG (Child Poverty Action Group)
8 UNICEF (2005)
8.1 In league table showing 26th richest countries: UK had more children in poverty
9 Gordon et al (2000)
9.1 If poverty is defined by lack one or more necessity
9.1.1 34% of children lacked one ore more (2000)
9.1.2 18% lacked two or more (2000)
10 Adelman (2003)
10.1 Parents protect their children and go out without necessities
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