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Poverty among JobSeeker recipients with and without COVID income supports (% of all people in poverty)

COVID-19PovertyWho is affected?How has it changed?

This graph shows that poverty among people on working age income support payments fell sharply in the recession. It shows that poverty among people in households on Jobseeker Payment fell by four-fifths, from 76% in 2019 to 15% in June 2020.

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