This is the second Child Poverty Related Indicators report, focusing on trends up to and including the 2019/20 year. The data are therefore a mix of pre- and during COVID-19.
Child Poverty Related Indicators are measures related to the broader causes and consequences of child poverty. Taken together, these indicators help tell a broader story about the lived experience of children living in poverty in New Zealand.
Overtime, they can also tell us more about the impact of policies established to reduce child poverty and mitigate its consequences.