UK Child Poverty Increases | 4.5 Million Living in Poverty‎

More than half of children now living in poverty in some parts of the UK‎

14.2 million people in the UK population are in poverty. That includes 4.5 million children, 8.4 million working-age adults, and 1.4 million pension-age adults. 7.7 million people live in persistent poverty. Almost half (6.9 million) of those trapped in poverty are living in families with a person with disabilities.