2009 Poverty Data Release from the U.S. Census Bureau's Current Population Survey, Annual Social and Economic Supplement

Sep 16, 2010
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The newly released poverty data from the U.S. Census Bureau's Current Population Survey shine a spotlight on how the Great Recession has further eroded economic stability for millions of families. A total number of 43.6 million people were in poverty in 2009 - more people experienced poverty than at any other time since poverty has been measured.