40% of children at risk for poverty, says CBS report

17.10.2013                      13.Cheschwan.5774

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40% of children at risk for poverty, says CBS report

Some 31% of Israelis are close to the poverty line; Israeli rates are twice the rates of European countries.

Some 40 percent of children in Israel were at risk for poverty as of 2011, compared with 20% in the European Union, data released by the Central Bureau of Statistics on Wednesday reveals….