Poverty

Poverty December 1, 2020 | 10:40 am

Pandemic rocks the levels of poverty: report

Santo Domingo.- Extreme moderate and general monetary poverty indices in the Dominican Republic were rocked by the pandemic, increasing its incidence on the population between 2.4 and 6.5 percentage points compared to 2019. The extreme monetary poverty rate went from 2.7% last year to 5.1% of the country's population in June, reflecting an increase of 2.4 percentage points, while moderate monet