Bulgaria - Report on income and poverty - August 31, 2018

The World Bank Group and the National Statistical Institute published a report on income and poverty, as a result of the project ‘Mapping poverty in the new EU member states’. The main project objective was to calculate the shares of population at-risk-of poverty at low territorial levels (districts and municipalities). The results of the analysis reveal that there are two concentrations. One of them is in the northwest part of the country and is bordering better off municipalities, while the other one is in the east of the country’s centre. The data on working poor indicate that employment is not, by itself, sufficient to overcome poverty. 

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For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers or Sanne van der Gaag, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the Head of communications at the ETUI, Willy De Backer wdebacker@etui.org © ETUI


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