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
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