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Category: Politiche israeliane

Haaretz, Dec. 9, 2015

 

It is not just the unemployed who are poor. Poverty among families in which at least one head of the household was working climbed from 12.5 percent in 2013 to 13.1 percent last year. Even families with two breadwinners can’t always escape being poor. Last year, they represented 5.6 percent of poor families, a figure that has risen over the past decade from 2 percent.

The situation of younger adults also worsened slightly last year, with a 21.9 percent poverty rate among heads of households under 30 years of age, compared to 21.7 percent in 2013. There was also an increase in the incidence of poverty among Israelis with at least 13 years of education, to 13 percent