Poverty and social exclusion in the EU27

At risk of poverty or social exclusion in the EU27

  • In 2010, 23% of the EU27 population were at risk of poverty or social exclusion
  • 27% of children aged less than 18 were at risk of poverty or social exclusion
  • 16% of the population in the EU27 at risk of income poverty
  • 8% severely materially deprived
  • 10% living in households with very low work intensity (The UK and Belgium  had the largest proportions of those living in very low work intensity households: both 13%)
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