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November/December 2003, Vol. 126, Nos. 11 & 12
The working poor in 2001
Abraham T. Mosisa
Economist, Division of Labor Force Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
About 6.8 million workers in 3.7 million families lived below the poverty level in 2001, an increase for the first time since 1992–93; working youth continue to experience high incidence of poverty.
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