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What does HPL stand for?

HPL stands for Henderson Poverty Line (poverty index; Australia)


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The recent Pension Review, for example, presented comparisons between existing pension levels and two widely-used poverty lines (the Henderson poverty line and one set at 50 per cent of median income), even though it cautioned that 'it considers neither of these to be a particularly robust measure of wellbeing' (Harmer 2009: 34, Chart 6).
Jarvis and Jenkins 1998, 2000; Krause 1998) have favoured setting poverty at half the mean income rather than half the median, while in Australia others have continued to rely on the Henderson poverty line, which was central to the 1975 Commission of Inquiry into Poverty chaired by Ronald Henderson (Commission of Inquiry into Poverty 1975).