For the period ending 2016, data on people in persistent poverty, defined as being in relative income poverty in at least 3 out of 4 consecutive years.
Data on persistent poverty in Wales also comes from DWP. In their Income Dynamics report they define a person to be in persistent poverty if he or she is in relative income poverty in at least 3 out of 4 consecutive years (at the moment these are classed as experimental statistics).
Data from DWP shows that, after paying housing costs a person in Wales had a 13% risk of being in persistent poverty between 2012 and 2016 (experimental statistics).
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