Poverty and Social Inclusion Indicators in 2016

According to the data from the NSI ‘Social Inclusion and Living Conditions’ (EU-SILC) survey in 2016 the average monthly poverty line for the country is 308.17 BGN per person. The number of persons who are below this line is 1 638.7 thousand representing 22.9% of the population in Bulgaria. In 2016 the share of children aged 0 - 17 years in at-risk-of-poverty is 31.9%, or 385.4 thousand.

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