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 At-risk-of-poverty rate (Before pensions and social transfers - %)
Characteristic Description
Name At-risk-of-poverty rate (Before pensions and social transfers - %) by Sex and Age group; Annual
Regularity Annual
Source Statistics Portugal, Statistics on income and living conditions
First available period 2003
Last available period 2020
  • Data reference period
  • Geographic localization
  • Sex
  • Age group
  • AGE GROUP:  The age interval in years to which a person belongs at the time of reference .
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
  • TAXA DE RISCO DE POBREZA:  Proporção da população cujo rendimento equivalente se encontra abaixo da linha de pobreza definida como 60% do rendimento mediano por adulto equivalente.
Definition AT-RISK-OF-POVERTY RATE BEFORE SOCIAL TRANSFERS - Proportion of population with an equivalised disposable income, before social transfers, below the at-risk-of-poverty threshol's.
Measure unit (symbol) Percentage (%)
Power of 10  0
Observations The methodology for obtaining the disposable income, which is now including pensions from individual private plans, has changed in the current exercise, as introduced by Eurostat. In consequence, all indicators were revised in order to take this new and more extensive version of the households disposable income, with a retrospective impact to the whole series.
Last update date 23/12/2021

information presented in 30/11/2022