Basic Needs Budget Calculator

This online calculator enables families to budget their minimum daily necessities. Grantees may find this resource useful when assisting low-income families with their budgeting needs.


Basic Needs Budget Calculator

The Basic Needs Budget Calculator shows how much it takes for families to afford minimum daily necessities. It also allows you to create customized results by changing assumptions about basic family expenses. Full text»

Basic Needs Budget Calculator. National Center for Children in Poverty. 2008. English. Web Site.

Last Reviewed: February 2009

Last Updated: November 13, 2014