Policy brief: An index to measure child poverty in European cities - City of Vienna case study



This policy brief aims to present an EU-SILC based index designed to capture multidimensional child poverty in European cities and discusses the results for Vienna. Based on a primary questionnaire, it also presents opportunities and good practices implemented by the City of Vienna to enhance the support for children to fulfil their potential and to end the cycle of poverty. The policy brief was drafted based on the results of a comparative study commissioned by the city of Vienna on Indicators for measuring child poverty and its combating in European cities.