Social indicators: Material deprivation 2014
- Statistical Series
- 3 July 2015
- Vol 100, Issue 24
- ISSN: 1670-4509
The proportion of people living in materially deprived households fell between 2013 and 2014, from 6,5% to 5,5%. In 2013 the material deprivation rate in Iceland was the fifth lowest in Europe. The proportion of disabled and long-term ill stands out as having a high rate of material deprivation, or 23% in 2014, although the unemployed are also well above average with 12,5%.