Biljana Grujić, Svetlana Roljević and Nataša Kljajić
The purpose of the study was to assess poverty in Serbia in the period 2006-2010. This paper analyzes the percentage of the poor by: type of neighborhood, regional distribution, household type, age, involvement of children and adults, level of education and socio - economic status of the household. The following methods of descriptive statistics were applied: the average value of the appearance, the interval of variation, standard deviation, coefficient of variation and the rate of change. It points to the differences in the values of consumer units denominated in RSD, which is used as a threshold for determining the percentage of the poor population. The research results indicate that the poorest are multi-member households and adults at the age of 19-24.