One in five Israelis lives in poverty
Publisher: World Socialist Web Site
Date Written: 08/01/2014
Year Published: 2014
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX15661
With just over 8 million people, Israel has over 1.7 million, more than 20 percent of the population, living below the poverty line, according to the latest report issued by the National Insurance Institute (NII) and the Central Bureau of Statistics. Issued in December, the figures relate to 2012 and will have worsened since then.