Data table for Figure 4. Poverty by age: United States, 1966–2005
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Year All ages Under 18 years 18–64 years 65 years and over
Percent of persons with family income below the poverty level
196614.717.610.528.5
196714.216.610.029.5
196812.815.69.025.0
196912.114.08.725.3
197012.615.19.024.6
197112.515.39.321.6
197211.915.18.818.6
197311.114.48.316.3
197411.215.48.314.6
197512.317.19.215.3
197611.816.09.015.0
197711.616.28.814.1
197811.415.98.714.0
197911.716.48.915.2
198013.018.310.115.7
198114.020.011.115.3
198215.021.912.014.6
198315.222.312.413.8
198414.421.511.712.4
198514.020.711.312.6
198613.620.510.812.4
198713.420.310.612.5
198813.019.510.512.0
198912.819.610.211.4
199013.520.610.712.2
199114.221.811.412.4
199214.822.311.912.9
199315.122.712.412.2
199414.521.811.911.7
199513.820.811.410.5
199613.720.511.410.8
199713.319.910.910.5
199812.718.910.510.5
199911.917.110.19.7
200011.316.29.69.9
200111.716.310.110.1
200212.116.710.610.4
200312.517.610.810.2
200412.717.811.39.8
200512.617.611.110.1

NOTES: Data are for the civilian noninstitutionalized population. Poverty level is based on family income and family size and composition using U.S. Census Bureau poverty thresholds. See Appendix II, Poverty. See related Table 3.

SOURCES: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, March 1967–2006. DeNavas-Walt C, Proctor BD, Hill LC. Income, poverty, and health insurance coverage in the United States: 2005. Current population reports, series P-60, no 231. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office. 2006.

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