Austria - Poverty and social exclusion in 2015 - April 30, 2016

According to the EU-Statistics on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC), the number of persons at risk of poverty or social exclusion in Austria has declined by 148 000 persons since 2008. Nevertheless, 18.3% of the population has been at risk of poverty or social exclusion in 2015. These persons had low household income, were severely materially deprived or lived in households with low work intensity. A quarter of those affected (385 000 persons) were confronted with more than one of these social risks.

English: http://www.statistik.at/web_en/press/107543.html

German: http://www.statistik.at/web_de/presse/107519.html  

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