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Children in poverty according to the supplemental poverty measure in the United States

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definitions: The number and percent of children under age 18 who are in poverty according to the supplemental poverty measure.

Data Source: 2017 Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement (CPS ASEC) Research File, 2018 CPS ASEC Bridge File, 2019 CPS ASEC. Estimates represent a three-year average.

Footnotes: Updated September 2019.
Due to an error in the tax model, all 2018 SPM estimates are being revised. New estimates will be released as soon as possible.
A 90 percent confidence interval for each can be found at Children in poverty according to the supplemental poverty measure.