Pordata, compiled data from the National Statistics Institute (INE) to create a portrait of the country's poverty level.

Through this, it is possible to learn, for example, that in 2021, and based on the IRS declarations submitted every year by tax households, "more than a third of households (36%) lived, at most, with 833 euros per month".

"If we add the income bracket immediately following, it is concluded that more than half of the declarations (53%) corresponded to income up to 1,125 Euros gross per month", says Pordata, highlighting that 688 thousand tax aggregates were in the minimum income bracket. IRS (equivalent to 417 euros per month).

However, and taking into account declared income, "20% of the richest tax households earned 3.5 times more than the 20% of the poorest households" and "in municipalities such as Lisbon, Porto, Oeiras and Cascais, the difference is five times more."