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Child poverty: local indicators
Date:30 SEP 2014
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The Department for Education has published a list of indicators to help local authorities understand the broad range of factors contributing to child poverty locally.

The Child Poverty Act 2010 requires that local authorities, in cooperation with their partners, prepare and publish an assessment of the needs of children living in poverty in their area.

The Child Poverty Unit has identified a basket of indicators to help local authorities understand the broad range of factors contributing to child poverty locally. This data tool brings together these indicators and is designed to aid analysis at local authority level.

Click here to view the list of local indicators.

In addition, the Department for Work and Pensions and Department for Education have released statistics for 31 May 2012 to 31 May 2013 on the number and proportion of children living in out-of-work benefit households for each local authority in England.

Click here to download the statistics.
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