Relative disadvantage in relation to essential non-monetary or lifestyle dimensions. In this report, deprivation is defined with reference to 24 items which are included in the ECHP (see dimensions of nonmonetary deprivation).
Eurostat, "European social statistics. Income, powerty abd social exclusion: 2nd report. data 1994-1997", (2002 Edition), Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, 2002, Luxembourg