Every child should have an equal chance in life
The graphs below show changes over time for key child poverty indicators for the North East compared to other Northern English regions and London.
We plan to create a more interactive time series in due course - watch this space for improvements.
Work has to be a better route out of poverty. Most poor children have a working parent.
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Poverty leads to poor attainment. Poor attainment leads to poverty.
Councils have a duty to address child poverty through their services, jobs and contracts.
Everyone can help to tackle child poverty. Every contribution matters.