Research and Insights

Don’t Stop Now! Progress in Poverty Reduction: Analysis from Hamilton and Ontario, 1996-2016

Jun 19, 2019 | All Publication, Community Data, Poverty Reduction and Elimination

This four page report highlights the declining poverty rate in Hamilton, from 21.9% in 1996 to 16.6% 2016, mirroring a provincial trend. The report points to policies and economic changes that have contributed to poverty reduction and makes the case that poverty reduction works and we can’t stop now. The report also points to the areas that need more attention so we can move towards poverty elimination

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