Poverty

Poverty April 12, 2022 | 9:40 am

Dominican poverty: from 23.36% to 23.85% in 2021

Santo Domingo.- Poverty in the Dominican Republic went from 23.36% to 23.85% in 2021, for an increase of 0.49 percentage points compared to 2020, according to data released this Monday by the Ministry of Economy, Planning and Development. Meanwhile, extreme poverty registered a reduction of 0.45 percentage points, after going from 3.51% in 2020 to 3.06% in 2021, according to the data that is part