Poverty rate rises in 2021; even after social transfers 1 in 4 children are at risk

Society Tags: ELSTAT, Poverty
Photo by Aggeliki Koronaiou/Fosphotos
Photo by Aggeliki Koronaiou/Fosphotos

The latest living conditions published by ELSTAT on Friday shows that poverty resumed an upward trend in 2021 after a series of declines that started in 2014, with 2020 marking the most recent annual low.

The risk of poverty threshold has dropped to 5,251 euros, from 5,269 euros annually per person in 2020.

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