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Child poverty

Child poverty

Child povertyThere were 3.7 million children living in poverty in the UK in 2013-14. That’s 28% of children, or 9 in a classroom of 30.

In Scotland, Glasgow City Council has the highest level of child poverty at 34%, followed by North Ayrshire 30%, East Ayrshire, Dundee City Council and Inverclyde Councils all on 28% and Clackmannanshire on 27%.

Child poverty in Clackmannanshire parliamentary constituencies, 2015
Constituency Level
Clackmannanshire East 22%
Clackmannanshire North 24%
Clackmannanshire West 29%
Clackmannanshire South 28%
Clackmannanshire Central 33%
Clackmannanshire 27%

Source: Centre for Research in Social Policy (CRSP), Loughborough University, for the Campaign to End Child Poverty

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