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17/12/2011. Christmas Scenes Shoppers

According to the ESRI, from their latest report, Social Transfers and Poverty Alleviation in Ireland, 2004-2011; Ireland claims the top spot in Europe for AROP (At Risk of Poverty Rate).

The at-risk-of-poverty rate before social transfers is the share of persons with an equivalised disposable income, before social transfers, below the risk-of-poverty threshold, which is set at 60% of the national median equivalised disposable income (after social transfers).

 

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The Best Little Country In…Which to Be At Risk of Poverty (Brian Lucey)

Previously: Best For Business

Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland