Social inclusion

The objective of the Social Inclusion strand of the Open Method of Coordination is to have a "decisive impact on the eradication of poverty" by ensuring access to the resources and rights needed for participation in society, the active inclusion of all and well-coordinated social inclusion policies.

 List of indicators  Data  Source*
 Primary indicators

 At-risk-of-poverty rate

 Table and graph Table and graph   Eurostat/ EU-SILC
At-risk-of-poverty threshold  Table and graph   Eurostat/ EU-SILC
Persistent at-risk-of-poverty rate  Table and graph Table and graph   Eurostat/ EU-SILC
Relative median at-risk-of-poverty gap  Table and graph   Eurostat/ EU-SILC
Long term unemployment rate    Eurostat/ LFS
People living in jobless households    Eurostat/ LFS
Early leavers from education and training  Table and graph   Eurostat/ LFS
Employment gap of immigrants  -  Eurostat/ LFS
Material deprivation rate  Table and graph Table and graph   Eurostat/ EU-SILC
Housing -  -
Self-reported unmet need for medical care    Eurostat/ EU-SILC
Utilisation of medical care services  -  Eurostat/ EU-SILC
Child well-being -  -
Impact of social transfers - Eurostat/ EU-SILC
In-work at-risk-of-poverty rate   Eurostat/ EU-SILC
Secondary indicators
At-risk-of-poverty rate by household type  Table and graph   Eurostat/ EU-SILC
At-risk-of-poverty rate by work intensity of the household    Eurostat/ EU-SILC
At-risk-of-poverty rate by most frequent activity status  Table and graph   Eurostat/ EU-SILC
At-risk-of-poverty rate by tenure status  Table and graph   Eurostat/ EU-SILC
Dispersion around the at-risk-of-poverty threshold  Table and graph   Eurostat/ EU-SILC
At-risk-of-poverty rate of children living in households at work   Eurostat/ EU-SILC
Persons with low educational attainment    Eurostat/ LFS
Low reading literacy performance of pupils  -  OECD/ PISA
Depth of material deprivation  Table and graph   Eurostat/ EU-SILC
Housing cost overburden rate by:
  • sex;
  • age group;
  • poverty status;
  • income quintile;
  • tenure status;
  • degree of urbanisation;
  • household type.

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Overcrowding rate (total population) by:
  • sex;
  • age group;
  • poverty status;
  • tenure status;
  • degree of urbanisation;
  • household type.
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Overcrowding rate (population without single-person households) by sex, age group and poverty status

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 Eurostat/ EU-SILC
Housing deprivation by item - Eurostat/ EU-SILC
Impact of social transfers by age - Eurostat/ EU-SILC
Population living in jobless household   Eurostat/ EU-LFS
Context indicators
Inequality of income distribution - S80/S20 income quintile share ratio  Table and graph   Eurostat/ EU-SILC
Inequality of income distribution - Gini coefficient  Table and graph   Eurostat/ EU-SILC
Regional cohesion: dispersion in regional employment rates    Eurostat/ LFS
Healthy life expectancy and
Life expectancy at birth and at age 65
  Table and graph   Eurostat/ EU-SILC and others
At-risk-of-poverty rate anchored at a fixed moment in time (2008)    Eurostat/ EU-SILC
At-risk-of-poverty rate before social transfers except pensions  Table and graph   Eurostat/ EU-SILC
Jobless households by main household types    Eurostat/ LFS
In-work at-risk-of-poverty rate  Table and graph   EC-OECCD tax-benefit model

Making work pay indicators

  • unemployment trap;
  • inactivity trap (esp. second earner case);
  • low-wage trap.

  
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 EC-OECCD tax-benefit model
Net income of social assistance recipients as a % of the at-risk of poverty threshold for 3 jobless household types   -

 EC-OECCD tax-benefit model,  Eurostat/ EU-SILC

Self reported limitations in daily activities by income quintiles (activity restriction for at least the past 6 months)    Eurostat/ EU-SILC
Median of the housing cost burden distribution (median share of housing cost) by:
  • sex, age group and poverty status;
  • degree of urbanisation.
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*Abreviations

EC: European Commission
EPC/AWG: Economic Policy Committee working group on Ageing Population
Eurostat/EU-SILC: Community Statistics on Income and Living Conditions
OECD/PISA: OECD PISA study
OECD: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
OECD-EC: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development and European Commission