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Definition of Relative poverty

Relative poverty Definition from Social Science Dictionaries & Glossaries
Glossary of Sociology
Poverty defined by reference to the living standards of the majority in any given society.
Relative poverty Definition from Society & Culture Dictionaries & Glossaries
Social Work in Canada
a definition of poverty that looks at the standard of living compared to other Canadians. It includes social factors, such as space, transportation and comparison to other Canadians.