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SOURCE U.S. Census Bureau
WASHINGTON, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the U.S. Census Bureau:
Infographics Highlight the History and Measurement of Poverty - A new infographic, "Poverty: The History of a Measure," presents a timeline of major milestones in the Census Bureau's effort to measure poverty since President Johnson's January 1964 declaration of his "War on Poverty" 50 years ago.
A companion infographic, "How Census Measures Poverty," examines differences between the nation's official poverty measure and the supplemental poverty measure, which includes accounting for government programs designed for low-income families and individuals.
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