Luxembourg - Work, inequality and social cohesion - October 31, 2017

Statistical office Statec provided the latest findings for work and social cohesion. The findings show a near €7,000 difference in the monthly average standard of living between the country's 10% most affluent (€7,891/month) and 10% least wealthy individuals (€984/month). And while 28% of those who were at risk of falling into poverty in 2013 are no longer in that situation, 30% of the citizens have experienced poverty at least once between 2013 and 2016. The age bracket which experienced the longest lasting poverty is between 18 and 24.

Read on: in English …   The report, in French …  

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