Croatia -Poverty rates increase rapidly -December 19, 2014

During a presentation of 2013 figures the Croatian Bureau of Statistics (DZS) confirmed that the poverty risk rate amounted in 2013 to 19.5% while the risk of poverty or social exclusion last year was 29.9%. According to the data more than one-third of the population or 36.2% could hardly make ends meet while 28.6% experienced problems in making ends meet.

During a presentation of 2013 figures the Croatian Bureau of Statistics (DZS) confirmed that the poverty risk rate amounted in 2013 to 19.5% while the risk of poverty or social exclusion last year was 29.9%. According to the data more than one-third of the population or 36.2% could hardly make ends meet while 28.6% experienced problems in making ends meet. The at-risk-of-poverty rate was the highest for unemployed persons and amounted to 43.2%. It was 47.0% for unemployed men and 39.2% for unemployed women. The lowest at-risk-of-poverty rate by the most frequent activity status was recorded for employees, 4.8%. Self-employed are in-between with a poverty risk rate of 15.7%.

English: http://dalje.com/en-croatia/poverty-risk-rate-in-croatia-grows-to-195-in-2013 ... http://www.dzs.hr/default_e.htm  

 

 

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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