Data on Child Poverty in the North East

Data on Child Poverty in the North East

Welcome to the Commission's hub for recent, relevant data on child poverty in the North East.

This section of our website is very much a 'work in progress', so please let us know of any glitches, missing information or additional data you'd like to see included.

Latest reports

The North East Child Poverty Commission produces regular monitoring reports of child poverty in the North East. We also occasionally commission academics and others to undertake specific pieces of research on our behalf. A selection of published data reports can be downloaded at the links below, in order of date of publication:

Raw data and graphs

The raw data and graphs used in our latest (2015) monitoring report can be found at the link below as an Excel spreadsheet. Data is presented in the same order as it is found in the report:

2015 Monitoring: Raw data and graphs

External data sources

Below are links to a set of useful sources of data:

Joseph Rowntree Foundation's Poverty Indicators

The Poverty Site

End Child Poverty site

Child Poverty Action Group Facts and Figures

NOMIS Labour Market Statistics

Child and Maternal Health Observatory (CHIMAT)

Office for National Statistics


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.

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Local Authorities

Councils have a duty to address child poverty through their services, jobs and contracts.

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Everyone can help to tackle child poverty. Every contribution matters.

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