Bulgaria -One in five households lives in extreme poverty -April 24, 2014

According to an analysis of the Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria (CITUB) 80% of households in Bulgaria live on incomes below the monthly maintenance rate.

According to an analysis of the Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria (CITUB) 80% of households in Bulgaria live on incomes below the monthly maintenance rate. According to CITUB data for the first three months of 2014, every fifth household in Bulgaria lives in extreme poverty and fails to cover basic needs. The number of people living in extreme poverty stands at around 1.5 million.

English: http://www.novinite.com/articles/160056/

 

For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the communications officer at the ETUI, Mariya Nikolova mnikolova@etui.org. For previous issues of the Collective bargaining newsletter please visit http://www.etui.org/E-Newsletters/Collective-bargaining-newsletter. You may find further information on the ETUI at www.etui.org, and on the AIAS at www.uva-aias.net.


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