Child Poverty in Egypt. Contents Definitions and Measurements of Child Poverty Income Poverty Trends :The Growth-Inequality-Poverty Triangle How income poverty affects children: children in poor households Child Poverty Situation: Global Criteria. Poverty Alleviation.
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Monetary FactorsInterrelation between non-monetary and monetary child poverty
Factors underlying Deprivation, Poverty and Disparity
*What is the standard of living indicator to measure welfare? Total expenditure or income.
*How to distinguish between the poor and non-poor? Draw a poverty line
*How can poverty levels be expressed in one indicator? Headcount (% of the poor), poverty gap (the gap between income of the poor and poverty line).
Poverty statistics rely on data from
Surveys are nationally representative;
Absolute poverty and
income level and
Children have higher probability to live in poor households
Enrolment Rate for Children Aged 6-15
Enrolment Rate by age and Gender
Illiteracy among children(12-15yeaars)
High degree of female disadvantage in enrollment for poor girls, where poverty interacts with gender to produce large gaps in educational enrollment among the poor. This is the main factor producing poverty.
Percentage of working children 15-17
Percentage of working children 6-14