One in three Belgians living on income below at-risk-of-poverty threshold

In the Brussels area, the percentage of people at risk of poverty or social exclusion currently sits at around 41.2% and approximately a third of Brussels inhabitants (32.5%) are living on a income that is below the at-risk-of-poverty threshold. The figures come from the 2014 social barometer produced by Brussels Health and Welfare Observatory and published to mark the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. (more…)

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