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Journal of Competitiveness

Material Deprivation in Selected EU Countries According to EU-SILC Income Statistics

Stávková Jana, Birčiaková Naďa, Turčínková Jana

Keywords:
EU-SILC, income, material deprivation, poverty

Abstract:
The article deals with issues of households at risk of poverty in relative conception. Income poverty means a situation when the threshold of 0.6 of median income is not achieved. The analysis of a broader definition of poverty is based on identification and assessment of material deprivation factors, including: financial stress, housing conditions, availability of consumer durables and basic needs. Data sources are based EU-SILC dataset. Presented analysis is focused on selected EU countries, namely Czech Republic, Finland, France, Spain and United Kingdom. The result identifies the problem areas that cause deprivation symptoms.

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10.7441/joc.2012.02.10


Stávková, J., Birčiaková, N., Turčínková, J.(2012). Material Deprivation in Selected EU Countries According to EU-SILC Income Statistics. Journal of Competitiveness, 4 (2), 145-160. https://doi.org/10.7441/joc.2012.02.10

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