Persons in low income after tax (- 1997 to 2001)

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Persons in low income after tax
(- 1997 to 2001)
  1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
  prevalence1 in %
All persons 15.0 13.7 13.0 12.5 11.2
Under 18 years of age 17.4 15.7 14.6 13.9 12.2
18 to 64 15.2 13.9 13.4 12.9 11.7
65 and over 9.0 8.6 7.9 7.6 6.7
Males 14.2 12.9 12.4 11.4 10.3
Under 18 years of age 17.8 16.2 14.9 13.5 12.1
18 to 64 14.2 12.8 12.7 11.7 10.6
65 and over 5.5 5.4 4.8 4.6 4.6
Females 15.8 14.5 13.6 13.6 12.1
Under 18 years of age 17.0 15.1 14.3 14.4 12.3
18 to 64 16.2 15.0 14.0 14.0 12.8
65 and over 11.7 11.1 10.4 10.0 8.3
Persons in economic families 11.8 10.4 9.7 9.3 8.1
Males 10.9 9.6 9.2 8.4 7.4
Females 12.6 11.1 10.3 10.1 8.7
Persons 65 years of age and over 2.8 3.3E 2.3E 2.1E 1.9E
Males 2.9 2.7E 2.1E 1.7E 1.9E
Females 2.8 3.9E 2.4E 2.5E 1.9E
Persons under 18 years of age 17.3 15.6 14.5 13.8 12.1
In two-parent families 11.4 10.0 9.4 9.5 8.3
In female lone-parent families 51.2 46.2 41.9 40.1 37.4
In all other economic families 21.4 22.7 24.9 14.6E 10.5E
Persons 18 to 64 years of age 10.7 9.3 8.8 8.4 7.3
Males 9.0 7.8 7.8 7.3 6.3
Females 12.2 10.6 9.8 9.4 8.4
Unattached individuals 36.2 35.2 34.1 32.9 30.8
Males 35.6 33.8 33.0 30.0 28.4
Females 36.9 36.5 35.2 35.7 33.3
Persons 65 years of age and over 22.4 20.9 21.1 20.6 18.1
Males 17.0 17.5 17.2 17.6 16.8
Females 24.3 22.1 22.5 21.7 18.6
Persons under 65 years of age 41.6 40.4 38.8 37.3 35.3
Males 38.7 36.5 35.5 32.1 30.3
Females 45.6 45.8 43.6 44.3 42.2

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