# What's the poverty threshold for a single individual in the U.S?

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• ### How is poverty threshold related to poverty rate?

The lower the poverty threshold, the lower the poverty rate will be and vice-versa.

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• ### How is poverty threshold related to poverty rate?

The lower the poverty threshold, the lower the poverty rate will be and vice-versa.

• ### What is the difference between the poverty rate and the poverty threshold?

The lower the poverty threshold, the lower the poverty rate will be and vice-versa.

• ### How is the poverty threshold related to the poverty rate?

Take a look at the book on Urban Poverty in the Global South http://urb.im/blog/upgs which talks about...

• ### Calculate the official poverty threshold annual income for a family of four?

Calculate the official poverty threshold annual income for a family of four. Assume the minimally acceptable diet is estimated to be \$5 per person per day and the minimum wage is \$5 per hour. Will a head of a family of four earn the poverty threshold...

Food: \$7,200/yr using 365 days in a year. Annual gross wages: \$10,000 using 2,000 work year. For a family...

• ### Calculate the official poverty threshold anual income for a family of 4.?

Assume the minimally acceptable diet is estimated to be \$5 per person per day and the minimium wage is \$5 per hour, will a head of a family of 4 earn the poverty threshold you have calculated?

assuming that the familly has arranged for free housing, transportation, medical care, etc, then yes...

• ### The poverty threshold...?

Do you feel that the poverty threshold is fair? Why or why not?

its a mandortory figure some people budget better than others so would cope better on less having the...

• ### Whats the difference between tax free threshold with no leave loading/ no tax free threshold?

No Tax free threshold generally applies if you have more than one job, and you have already claimed the tax-free threshold through another employer. What is the tax free threshold with NO leave loading ......i thought it was the same thing? Can someone...

Yes, you're right the 'no tax free threshold' relates to those people who have claimed the tax free...