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SPMWKXPNS
SPM unit's work expenses - not capped

Codes

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Description

SPMWKXPNS reports family work expenses and is used in the construction of the Supplemental Poverty Measure (SPM). Work expenses are estimated using the reported number of weeks worked by members of the SPM family unit.

For more information on the estimation of work and child care expenditures for the SPM, see the Census Bureau's "The Research Supplemental Poverty Measure" report.

Comparability

Aside from the effects of inflation, SPMWKXPNS is comparable across years.

Universe

  • All persons.

Availability

Years Jan Feb ASEC Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2010 – 2017 - - X - - - - - - - - -

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