Poverty and Covid-19

This report from UK think tank the Legatum Institute looks at the likely impact of the coronavirus pandemic based on survey data from around 80,000 people.

The latest report assesses the likely scale and nature of the economic fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic on poverty in the UK. It analyses how those employed prior to the crisis have fared, breaking this down by each person’s previous position in relation to the poverty line. It also considers the Lived Experience aspects of the Commission’s poverty framework measure, including loneliness, engagement in society, and confidence over the future.

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