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Theme: Standard of Living


Relative poverty in 2011


According to the State Statistical Office data, in 2011, the percentage of poor people in the Republic of Macedonia was 30.4%.
Analyzed by profiles, the most vulnerable groups are multi-member households, bearing in mind the fact that 48.5% of the poor
people live in households with 5 and more members. The poverty rate for the unemployed is 40.7%, i.e. 46.0% of all poor people
are unemployed. The education of the household head also influences the number of poor people; namely, 54.6% of the poor
live in households where the head of the household has no, or at most primary education.

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