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Poverty in Britain 1899 to 1983*

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  20 January 2009

Abstract

Past comparisons of the extent of poverty in Britain have been based on widely differing poverty levels. A constant relative poverty level is defined and new estimates of the extent of poverty from 1899 to 1983, based on this consistent standard, are presented. Factors that have contributed to the past changes are analysed.

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Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1988

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