One in three Israeli families receive welfare aid, statistics show
Data from the Central Bureau of Statistics and the Social Affairs Ministry show that 28% of Israeli families sought aid in 2011, an increase of 20% since 2009.
The economic situation of families in Israel is declining rapidly, according to a cross-comparison of Central Bureau of Statistics data and Social Affairs Ministry reports. About 28% of Israeli families sought help from welfare bureaus in 2011 – marking an increase of 20% from 2009 and about 75% from 1998.
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