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People Living In Poverty

people-living-in-poverty-graphicThe percentage of households claiming council tax benefit was chosen to represent poverty because it is a good way of measuring financial insecurity.

The graph shows that the number of households in Coventry receiving council tax benefit is not changing dramatically and has been above one in nine households for the last four years.

Percentage of households per year claiming council tax benefit

[This data only includes ‘Life Claimants’, households which stay on benefits throughout the year, and does not include households that come on then go off during the year.]

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