Poor people are the one who suffer the poverty most. Landlessness, hunger, lack of shelter, unemployment, large family size, illiteracy, poor health, malnutrition, child labour, Helplessness etc are features of poor people.
In the family, children and old age person have to suffer more. Both are dependent group but poverty not only unavail them their basic minimum needs but many a time they have to suffer helplessness or indulge in hard work e.g. a poor child, who has to suffer not only from malnutrition, lack of access to health and education, but sometimes have to indulge in child labour. Thus, it can be concluded that in poor families all suffer, but some suffer more than others.