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Severely materially deprived people

Severely materially deprived people. By sex 2019
Catalonia Spain European Union-27
Men 214.5 .. ..
Women 214.0 .. ..
Total 428.5 2,189.0 24,525.0 (e)
Units: Thousands of persons.
Source Catalonia: Idescat. Survey on Living Conditions. Source Spain and European Union: Eurostat.
(e) Estimated value.
(..) Confidential data, low reliability or not available.
Severely materially deprived people. By sex. Percentatge sobre el total 2019
Catalonia Spain European Union-27
Men 5.8 .. ..
Women 5.6 .. ..
Total 5.7 4.7 5.6 (e)
Units: %.
Source Catalonia: Idescat. Survey on Living Conditions. Source Spain and European Union: Eurostat.
(e) Estimated value.
(..) Confidential data, low reliability or not available.

Last update: September 23, 2020.

Methodological note

The indicator measures the share of severely materially deprived persons who have living conditions severely constrained by a lack of resources. They experience at least 4 out of 9 following deprivations items: cannot afford i) to pay rent or utility bills, ii) keep home adequately warm, iii) face unexpected expenses, iv) eat meat, fish or a protein equivalent every second day, v) a week holiday away from home, vi) a car, vii) a washing machine, viii) a colour TV, or ix) a telephone.

The indicator is part of the multidimensional poverty index.