The Indec announced that 36.5% of the population of Argentina is below the poverty line in the first half of 2020. This is equivalent to 10.6 million people.
In household analysis, the data shows that 27.7% are in this situation. Understanding by households a group made up of 4 people, who have an average monthly family income of $58,472 with an average total basic food basket of $93,177.
Regarding the age groups according to poverty status, it stands out that a little more than half (50.9%) of the people from 0 to 14 years old are poor.
The percentage for the groups from 15 to 29 years old and from 30 to 64 years old is 43.3% and 32.0%, respectively. In the population aged 65 and over, it is 12.1%.
The most complicated condition is for those who are below the poverty line, those who cannot meet their food needs, it is 8.8%, that is, 2.6 million people.
In detail, the family group of people in a situation of indigence has an average monthly income of $26,600 compared to a basic food basket of $40,857.
While the “non-poor people” are equivalent to 18.5 million in the country, that is, 63.5%.
According to the INDEC, poverty in Greater Córdoba climbs to 40%, this is equivalent to 1,581,227 people.
The measurement in households is 28.4%, which covers 555,348.