Malta - One of the lowest proportions of young people in risk of poverty - January 31, 2019

According to Eurostat data in 2017 5,1% of the young and employed people in the country were at risk of poverty. This is one of the lowest proportions of young people aged 18-24 in work and at risk of poverty in the European Union. The average proportion of young people at risk of poverty EU-wide was estimated to be 11%, this is 1,1% below the figure for 2016. Individuals are identified as being at risk of poverty if their income after social transfers is less than 60% of the median income.

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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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