Over 27% at risk of poverty in Italy

Well above EU average of 21.7% says Eurostat

(ANSA) - Brussels, October 16 - Eurostat said Wednesday that 27.3% of the Italian population were was at risk of poverty or social exclusion in 2018. The EU's statistics office said this was up from 25.5% in 2008.
    Italy was one of seven EU member States where over a quarter of the population were at risk of poverty or social exclusion.
    The others were Bulgaria (32.8%), Romania (32.5%), Greece (31.8%), Latvia (28.4%), Lithuania (28.3%) and Spain (26.1%).
   

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