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Costa Rica records lower poverty figures

Friday, October 28, 2016


An increase in the average income of the population reduced poverty levels by 1.2 percent in Costa Rica. That is one of the main findings of the 2016 National Household Survey conducted by the National Statistics and Census Institute (INEC).

INEC released survey results on Wednesday that showed 20.5 percent of households live in poverty.

Source: Tico Times