In-work poverty rate and employment level

Working-age people in employment,

millions (LH scale)

Poverty rate, % (RH scale)

13.4%

35m

14%

30

12

25

10

20

8

15

6

10

4

5

2

0

0

1996-97

00-01

04-05

08-09

12-13

2016-17

Poverty rate, % (RH scale)

Working-age people in employment, millions (LH scale)

13.4%

35m

14%

30

12

25

10

20

8

15

6

10

4

5

2

0

0

1996-97

98-99

00-01

02-03

04-05

06-07

08-09

10-11

12-13

14-15

2016-17