Our campaigns

  • Feeling the pinch

    Families’ incomes are being squeezed by the benefits freeze, rising prices, and the ‘poverty premium’.
  • Poverty in your area

    Use our interactive map to find the level of child poverty in local authorities across the UK, by zooming in on different areas. The darker the shading, the higher the child poverty levels in that area.

The Households Below Average Income figures for 2015/6 released today show that child poverty now stands at the highest level since 2009/10, with 4 million children in the UK now living in relative poverty. The figures also show that in-work poverty continues to rise, and now stands at 67 percent. Regional child poverty rates are shown in the table below. After sustained falls in child poverty in the last decade, the Institute for Fiscal Studies projects that child poverty will rise to around 5 million children by 2020. This trend of rising child poverty is of serious concern, especially in the context of rising inflation – with costs of living now expected to rise by around 4% in the coming year. End Child Poverty’s ‘Feeling the pinch’ report found that overall prices are expected to rise by around 35% between 2010 and 2020, whereas Child Benefit, a key form of ...

  • Our Members

    End Child Poverty is a coalition of over 100 organisations, you can find out more about them by visiting their websites.