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Almost 2.6m people at risk of poverty in Portugal

by TPN/ Lusa, in News · 18-05-2017 15:23:00 · 0 Comments

Almost 2.6 million people in Portugal were at risk of poverty or social exclusion in 2016, 1.5 percentage points less than in the previous year, despite an increase of €79 in monthly household income, according to figures published this week by the National Statistics Institute (INE).

Almost 2.6m people at risk  of poverty in Portugal

The figures were included in the Living Conditions and Income Survey conducted by INE, which identified 2,595 million people, including 487,000 under 18s and 468,000 over 65s, at risk of poverty and other problems resulting from it.
Houses with uninhabitable rooms, with no bathroom, and with small, dark rooms are the living conditions affecting most families with children in the ‘at risk’ category.
From 2015 to 2016, average monthly household income rose by €79 to €1,497 per month, or €17,967 per year.

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Edition 1424
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