Monitoring poverty and social exclusion in Northern Ireland 2012

Report that looks at what has changed in the two-and-a-half years since the last report in 2009. It examines low income, work, benefits and education. What emerges is a complex picture. There has been continued long-term improvement in some areas and persistent problems in others.

There are variations both between and within geographical areas and population groups. In all of this, there is the sense that while the position is no worse than three years ago,it is also no better, and Northern Ireland is now faced by the uncertainties of public sector cuts and welfare reform.

Author: 
Tom MacInnes
Author: 
Hannah Aldridge
Author: 
Anushree Perekh et al
Publisher: 
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Published: 
2012
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