Persons in low income after tax (- 2002 to 2006)

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Persons in low income after tax
(- 2002 to 2006)
  2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
  prevalence1 in %
All persons 11.6 11.6 11.4 10.8 10.3
Under 18 years of age 12.4 12.7 13.0 11.7 11.1
18 to 64 12.0 12.2 11.9 11.4 11.1
65 and over 7.6 6.8 5.6 6.2 5.3
Males 10.7 11.0 10.8 10.5 10.0
Under 18 years of age 12.8 13.1 13.2 12.3 11.0
18 to 64 10.9 11.4 11.3 11.1 10.8
65 and over 4.9 4.4 3.5 3.4 3.4
Females 12.4 12.2 11.9 11.1 10.7
Under 18 years of age 12.0 12.4 12.9 11.1 11.1
18 to 64 13.1 12.9 12.5 11.7 11.3
65 and over 9.7 8.7 7.3 8.4 6.9
Persons in economic families 8.6 8.7 8.2 7.5 7.1
Males 8.0 8.1 7.7 7.1 6.7
Females 9.2 9.2 8.8 7.8 7.5
Persons 65 years of age and over 2.4 2.2 1.7E 1.3E 1.4E
Males 2.3E 2.0E 1.7E 1.2E 1.2E
Females 2.4E 2.3E 1.6E 1.3E 1.7E
Persons under 18 years of age 12.3 12.5 12.9 11.6 11.0
In two-parent families 7.4 7.9 8.4 7.8 7.5
In female lone-parent families 43.0 41.4 40.4 32.9 31.2
In all other economic families 11.2E 14.3E 14.9E 14.5 10.8E
Persons 18 to 64 years of age 8.1 8.1 7.4 6.8 6.6
Males 6.9 7.1 6.3 5.9 5.9
Females 9.3 9.0 8.4 7.7 7.3
Unattached individuals 29.5 29.7 30.1 30.5 29.4
Males 27.1 28.4 29.2 30.0 29.4
Females 32.0 30.9 31.0 31.0 29.5
Persons 65 years of age and over 19.4 17.7 15.4 18.5 15.3
Males 15.9 14.7 11.5 13.6 14.0
Females 20.7 18.9 16.9 20.3 15.8
Persons under 65 years of age 33.2 33.9 35.0 34.4 34.1
Males 29.0 30.7 32.0 32.5 31.8
Females 39.0 38.1 39.3 37.0 37.3

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