poverty in Australia in 1999
The table shows data on different types of household who were living in poverty in Australia in 1999.
According to this table, the average of family living in the poverty line is 11 percent with nearly two million people. Whereas, elder people without children and couple with children have the percentage higher than that of average. Furthermore, class of sole parent accounting for approximately two times as much as all households were, 21 percent.
On the other hand, the proportion of those categories of domestic without children including elder single and couple person and young person that is considerably less than that of average; accounting for 6 percent, 4 percent and 7 percent, respectively. What is more, comparison on group older person with children and without children, the proportion of people with no children living in poverty less than sevenfold of the later.
In conclusion, those categories of people from each household without children have small proportion of the total, who were living in the poverty line.