A minimum income standard for Britain in 2009

In 2008, JRF published the first ‘minimum income standard for Britain’, based on what members of the public thought people need to achieve a socially acceptable standard of living. A year later, and in changing economic circumstances, the standard has been updated for inflation. This study updates 2008’s innovative research, based on what members of the public thought people need for an acceptable minimum standard of living.

Published: 
2009
Author: 
Donald Hirsch
Abigail Davis
Noel Smith
Publisher: 
Joseph Rowntree Foundation