This indicator shows how many New Zealand children are living in households that experience low income.

Child poverty: low income

Please be aware the data currently available for this indicator has some limitations. It will be updated in 2020. For more information, see Child poverty statistics released.

This indicator shows the percentage of New Zealand children living in households that experience low income. The term ‘low income’ means the household has an equivalised disposable income, after housing costs, below half of the New Zealand median income.

22.8%
of New Zealand children lived in low-income households in 2018

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