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Child poverty

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Relative income poverty, persistent poverty and material deprivation statistics for Wales, other UK countries and regions of England.
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Our 2015 Child Poverty Strategy includes 5 key objectives for tackling child poverty and improving the outcomes of low income families in Wales. 

In 2016 we published our statutory report on progress towards achieving the child poverty objectives.

The Children and Families (Wales) Measure 2010 (The Measure) (external link) makes statutory provision to take forward our commitment to tackle child poverty.