Current Population Survey: Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance (Series)
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Study Global IDhdl:IGA/LG3WK
AuthorsUnited States. Bureau of the Census
ProducerUnited States. Bureau of the Census Logo
Production PlaceWashington, D.C.
Deposit DateNovember 09, 2009
Abstract and Scope

This series presents data on income, poverty, and health insurance coverage in the United States based information collected in the Current Population Survey Annual Social and Supplements (CPS ASEC) by the U.S. Census Bureau. These data are considered the official statistics on poverty.

Data are published annually in the Current Population Reports series P-60 Consumer Income. These reports have been published in varying forms since 1994. Tables provide demographic and socio-economic characteristics of people in poverty at national and regional levels of geography.

Income, Poverty and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2012 (P60-245) is available on the Census Bureau web site (PDF format).

2012 Tables and Figures are also available (PDF and XLS formats) (Detailed Tables in HTML format).

Reports and tables for prior years are also available online. (PDF and XLS formats).

The Census Bureau also provides Historical Tables from 1959 to the present (XLS format) .

KeywordsIncome--United States--Statistics (LCSH); Poverty--United States--Statistics (LCSH); Health insurance--United States--Statistics (LCSH)
Time Period Covered1959 - 2012
Country/NationUnited States
Geographic Unitnational, census regions

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