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Economy > Poverty and inequality > Social welfare > Share of poverty reduced by social welfare: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Total percent of poverty reduced.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Sweden 77.4 2006
2 Belgium 76.9 2006
3 Austria 75.8 2006
4 Germany 70.5 2006
5 Finland 69.7 2006
6 Netherlands 65.2 2006
7 United Kingdom 60.1 2006
8 Italy 57.7 2006
9 Canada 46 2006
10 Ireland 44.1 2006
11 United States 26.4 2006

Citation

"All countries compared for Economy > Poverty and inequality > Share of poverty reduced by social welfare", Wikipedia: Welfare's effect on poverty (Table of welfare effect on poverty reduction) (Timothy S. (2006). Poor People in Rich Nations: The United States in Comparative Perspective . Table 4, "The Antipoverty Effect of Government Spending: Percent of All Persons Poor"). Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Poverty-and-inequality/Social-welfare/Share-of-poverty-reduced-by-social-welfare

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