Persons in low income after tax (- 1992 to 1996)

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Persons in low income after tax
(- 1992 to 1996)
  1992 1993 1994 1995 1996
  prevalence1 in %
All persons 13.3 14.1 14.0 14.5 15.2
Under 18 years of age 15.1 17.0 16.3 17.5 18.4
18 to 64 13.2 13.6 14.1 14.4 15.0
65 and over 9.8 10.7 8.6 8.7 9.7
Males 12.2 13.1 12.9 13.6 14.2
Under 18 years of age 15.2 16.8 15.9 17.2 18.5
18 to 64 12.2 12.7 13.1 13.7 13.9
65 and over 5.1 6.2 4.2 4.0 5.1
Females 14.3 15.1 15.1 15.4 16.2
Under 18 years of age 14.9 17.2 16.7 17.8 18.3
18 to 64 14.2 14.5 15.1 15.1 16.0
65 and over 13.4 14.1 11.9 12.3 13.2
Persons in economic families 10.1 11.1 11.0 11.4 12.0
Males 9.2 10.1 10.1 10.7 11.1
Females 11.0 12.0 11.8 12.2 12.9
Persons 65 years of age and over 2.6 3.0 2.3 1.9 2.3
Males 2.5 3.1 2.2 1.8 2.0
Females 2.7 2.9 2.5 1.9 2.6
Persons under 18 years of age 15.0 16.9 16.1 17.3 18.3
In two-parent families 9.1 10.7 10.6 11.7 11.6
In female lone-parent families 48.8 49.6 48.2 50.7 56.0
In all other economic families 15.4 25.1 27.5 24.1 23.1
Persons 18 to 64 years of age 9.0 9.6 9.9 10.2 10.7
Males 7.3 7.9 8.5 8.9 9.1
Females 10.5 11.2 11.2 11.4 12.2
Unattached individuals 35.1 35.3 35.0 35.0 36.1
Males 33.4 34.4 33.0 34.1 34.7
Females 36.6 36.1 36.9 35.9 37.6
Persons 65 years of age and over 25.9 27.4 22.6 24.1 25.4
Males 16.9 20.0 13.3 14.4 17.7
Females 28.8 29.9 25.6 27.3 28.1
Persons under 65 years of age 38.5 38.3 39.7 39.1 40.4
Males 36.0 36.8 36.1 37.3 37.7
Females 41.9 40.5 44.6 41.7 44.2

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