One in five Israelis lives in poverty

Mason, Barry
Date Written:  2014-01-08
Publisher:  World Socialist Web Site
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.

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