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His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, 10 June 1921 to 9 April 2021

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For the period ending 2019, 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 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.

Main points

An individual in Wales had a 12% likelihood of being in persistent poverty between 2015 and 2019 (after housing costs were paid).

A child in Wales had a 15% likelihood of being in persistent poverty between 2015 and 2019 (after housing costs were paid).

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Nia Jones

Telephone: 0300 025 4088

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