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Romanians and Bulgarians are worst hit by poverty, but Czechs are doing well

In the European Union, more than a fifth of the population was endangered by poverty and social exclusion last year. Overall, 96.5 million people lived in unfavorable economic and social conditions, according to data from the European statistical office, Eurostat, which was released on Friday. According to the data, the inhabitants of Romania and Bulgaria […]
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Czech Republic economy Poverty Commentary

The Czechs are not as poor as the left say they are

In terms of income poverty, 9.1 percent of Czechs were at risk of poverty in 2017, Eurostat and the Czech Statistical Office data shows. It is the lowest among the EU28, while the Union’s average was at 16.9 percent. However, the left is undermining our good results, often using deprivation and poorness of the Czechs as an explanation as to why they vote for extreme political groups.

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