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This report presents the material deprivation findings.

As well as results on:

  • whether people have sought advice for debt problems
  • whether they have gone without substantial meals due to lack of money
  • whether they have received food from a food bank.

Main points

  • Being younger, female, a smoker and unemployed are all strongly linked to being materially deprived.
  • 3% had gone a day without a substantial meal due to lack of money in the previous fortnight. 1% had received food from a food bank in the last 12 months.


Poverty (National Survey for Wales), April 2016 to March 2017 , file type: PDF, file size: 1 MB

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