NII: 1/4 of Israeli families below poverty line

By JPOST.COM STAFF
August 30, 2006 08:42

The poverty report from the National Insurance Institute (NII), to be published Wednesday afternoon, shows that every fourth family in Israel is below the poverty line, Army Radio reported. The population consistently affected is that of impoverished families with children. In 2005, stipends for children were cut by 9%, adding to a general cutback of 50% over the past few years.


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