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Welfare Indicators and Risk Factors: Seventeenth Report to Congress

Categories: Income/Poverty,Statistics,Welfare/Social Services

https://aspe.hhs.gov/system/files/pdf/259196/WELFAREINDICATORS17THREPORT.pdf

Latest in a series of reports on indicators and predictors of welfare dependence.  Reports that the share of the U.S. population in 2015 receiving more than half of their income from government welfare programs amounted to 4.6% of the population or 14.7 million persons.  From the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation of the Department of Health and Human Services