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Descriptor in English: Working Poor
Descriptor in Spanish: Trabajadores Pobres
Descriptor in Portuguese: Trabalhadores Pobres
Descriptor in French: Travailleurs pauvres
Entry term(s): Poor, Working
Tree number(s): M01.987
Scope note: People who are in the labor force either working or looking for work for 27 weeks or more in a year, but whose income fall below a given poverty line.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
EH ethnology
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PC prevention & control
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
TD trends
History Note: 2016
See also the descriptors: Poverty MeSH
Poverty Areas MeSH
DeCS UI: 56204
Descriptor UI: D000069602
Date Established: 2016/01/01
Date of Entry: 2015/07/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/29
Working Poor - Preferred
Concept UI M000606174
Scope note People who are in the labor force either working or looking for work for 27 weeks or more in a year, but whose income fall below a given poverty line.
Preferred term Working Poor
Entry term(s) Poor, Working



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