Definition: At-persistent-risk-of-poverty rate

Regional statistics

The "at-persistent-risk-of-poverty rate" indicator is defined as the share of persons, within the total population, with an equivalised total net income below the risk-of-poverty threshold in the current year and in at least two of the preceding three years. Th e population consists of all the persons that have been living for four years in private households.
Eurostat, "Measuring progress towards a more sustainable Europe. Sustainable development indicators for the European Union. Data 1990-2005", Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg, 2005

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