Poverty in Israel on the rise among working families, despite job market recovery
National Insurance Institute report shows more poor families with two or more breadwinners; Israel lags behind other OECD countries.
Israel continued to lag behind other developed countries in its level of poverty and income gaps, according to the National Insurance Institute's annual poverty report, published on Thursday. A member of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, consisting of the 30-odd richest countries, since 2010, Israel had 442,200 officially poor families in 2011 - a total of 1,838,600 people, of whom...
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