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Financial stress among social security recipients and all people (2020)

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This graph shows trends in key financial stress indicators.

From September 2019 to December 2020:
* The proportion of people on social security unable to pay their rent or mortgage on time fell from 18% to 4%, while the proportion of the overall population fell from 10% to 4% (aided by rent and mortgage amnesties);
* The proportion of people on social security seeking emergency relief fell from 14% to 9% while the proportion of the overall population fell from 11% to 5%.

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