**These graphs show the poverty rate of households that receive income support payments.**

### 2017-18

Those in households whose reference person receives the Age Pension are the largest group (28% using the 50% median income poverty line and 40% using the 60% median income poverty line), since the overall Age Pension population is larger than for other payments. This is followed by Newstart Allowance (24% using the 50% median income poverty line and 18% using the 60% median income poverty line), Parenting Payment (23% using the 50% median income poverty line and 18% using the 60% median income poverty line) and Disability Support Pension (17% using the 50% median income poverty line and 14% using the 60% median income poverty line).

### 2015-16

Those in households whose reference person receives the Age Pension are the largest group (26% using the 50% median income poverty line and 39% using the 60% median income poverty line), since the overall Age Pension population is larger than for other payments. This is followed by Newstart Allowance (24% using the 50% median income poverty line and 17% using the 60% median income poverty line), Parenting Payment (23% using the 50% median income poverty line and 17% using the 60% median income poverty line) and Disability Support Pension (18% using the 50% median income poverty line and 16% using the 60% median income poverty line).