At risk of poverty 22,3% of the population in Cyprus in 2019

At risk of poverty or social exclusion were 22,3% of the population in Cyprus or 194.400 in 2019 (AROPE indicator, one of the 9 headline indicators in the European Union’s strategy «Europe 2020»), according to the results of the Survey on Income and Living Conditions 2019, with income reference period the year 2018.
According to a press release, issued by the Statistical Service of the Republic of Cyprus, namely, 22,3% of the population was living in households whose disposable income was below the at-risk-of-poverty threshold or was living in severely materially deprived households or was living in households with very low work intensity.


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