The Center for Women’s Welfare Self-Sufficiency Standard defines the income working families need to meet a minimum yet adequate level, taking into account family composition, ages of children, and geographic differences in costs. The Standard is an affordability and living wage economic security measure that provides an alternative to the official poverty measure.
The Self-Sufficiency Standard for South Carolina 2020
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The Self-Sufficiency Standard for South Carolina 2016
February 2016 | Diana Pearce
On the Road: Exploring Economic Insecurity Pathways in South Carolina 2016
January 2016 | Diana Pearce
Data & Tools
United Way Association of South Carolina (UWASC) works to maximize the capacity and effectiveness of local United Ways and provide leadership on issues that impact the quality of life of South Carolina residents. Read more.
UWASC uses the report to provide analyses to enable South Carolina’s families and individuals to make progress toward real economic security.
How to cite
All Self-Sufficiency Standard data that has been produced by the Center for Women’s Welfare is publicly available. When using the data, please credit the Self-Sufficiency Standard at the Center for Women’s Welfare, University of Washington.
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