Reading Between The Lines: Women’s Poverty in the United States in 2009

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August 15, 2010

The Census Bureau poverty data for 2009 show the largest number of poor people in the 51 years that poverty has been measured, 43.56 million, and the highest overall poverty rate, 14.3%, since 1994.  The growth in poverty in 2009 reflects the continuing impact of the great recession that began in 2007.


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Timothy Casey



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