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12% of Austrian Population at Risk of Poverty

Published: January 21, 2011; 00:23 · (Vindobona)

Europe 2020 strategy against risk-of-poverty and exclusion: Every sixth person in Austria is in target population.

12% of Austrian Population at Risk of Poverty / Picture: © Flickr

About 1.2 million persons in Austria are at-risk-of-poverty or exclusion according to EU-SILC 2009. That means they are at-risk-of-poverty, live in households without any or with very low work intensity or face severe material deprivation (EU-definition).

Families with children are especially affected. People at-risk-of-poverty or exclusion are the target population of the new…

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