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Relative Poverty and Living Conditions in France

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  • Madior Fall

    (INSEE)

  • Daniel Verger

    (INSEE)

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    The French population has risen steadily in the recent period. The labour force participation rate is relatively low. Unemployment has remained at around the 10% level since the early 1990s. Urbanisation has risen steadily. Frances average standard of living is one of the highest in the world. France is more inegalitarian than the North European countries, but less so than Great Britain. Although monetary poverty affects just over one in ten households, nearly one-third of these households find life hard. In France poverty is multifaceted: low monetary resources, problems balancing the budget and poor living conditions concern poor populations that are different. The households hit by all three forms of poverty are generally made up of individuals with a low level of education who are more likely to be unemployed. Lone parent families and single people, especially single men, are the most vulnerable, as are households with health problems.

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    Article provided by Institut National de la Statistique et des Etudes Economiques in its journal Economie et Statistique.

    Volume (Year): 383-384-385 (2005)
    Issue (Month): (December)
    Pages: 91-107

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    Handle: RePEc:crs:ecosta:es383-384-385e

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    Keywords: Multiple Dimensions of Poverty; Living Standard; France;

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    1. Daniel Verger & Stéfan Lollivier, 2005. "Trois apports des données longitudinales à l'analyse de la pauvreté," Économie et Statistique, Programme National Persée, vol. 383(1), pages 245-282.
    2. Gilles Pison, 2011. "Tous les pays du monde," Population et Sociétés 480, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED).
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