Self-Sufficiency Standard for Connecticut
What do families need to meet basic needs?
Overlooked & Undercounted
How many households have incomes below the Self-Sufficiency Standard in Connecticut?
- Demographic Characteristics of Households Below Economic Self-Sufficiency in Connecticut, 2019
- Overlooked and Undercounted: Where Connecticut Stands 2007
Economic Security Pathways
How can families reach long-term economic security?
- On the Road to Economic Security (September 2015)
Connecticut Healthcare Affordability Index (CHAI)
CHAI measures the impact of healthcare costs on a household’s ability to afford all basic needs, like housing, transportation, childcare, and groceries. CHAI starts with the Self-Sufficiency Standard for Connecticut and adds in additional details that influence healthcare costs such as type of insurance coverage, age, and health risk.
- CT Healthcare Affordability Index Report (December 2020)
- Household Healthcare Spending Target Report (June 2021)