26,000 children and young people living in poverty

26,000 children and young people living in poverty
 

More than 26,000 children and young people in Nottinghamshire are living in poverty, according to a report.
A total of 15.9 percent of people aged 0 to 19 in Nottinghamshire are living in poverty – which amounts to 26,065 children and teenagers.
There are fewer children in poverty in the county compared to England as a whole – 18 percent - and the East Midlands – 17 percent.
But in Ashfield and Mansfield, child poverty levels are higher than the national average – at 21.5 percent and 21.8 percent respectively.
In addition, there are 54 wards in Nottinghamshire that have been identified as... read more

 
17 October 2016 in Regional East, Views: 34
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