8% of children are suffering from deprivation in Luxembourg
“Investing in Children to break the vicious circle of disadvantage” is the European Recommendation that was adopted in at the European level in 2013.
LISER proposed a new indicator which has been endorsed at the EU level: Material and social deprivation rate
Material and social deprivation is an alternative measure of poverty, based on the material and social living conditions of households and not directly on their income. While 15% of Luxembourgers are income poor, 5% suffer from material and social deprivation.