Turkey

World Bank says extreme poverty is falling, but income inequality needs attention

The number of people living in extreme poverty has declined by more than 100 million despite a sluggish global economy, according to the World …

by · Monday, 3 October 2016 · Turkey

Fewer people living below poverty line, inequality lingers, says World Bank

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The number of people living in extreme poverty has declined by more than 100 million across the world …

by · Sunday, 2 October 2016 · Turkey

Can Ali pass any exam in this poverty?

In September, the hunger threshold in Turkey was declared at 1,386 liras per month, while the poverty threshold was 4,515 liras. The minimum wage …

by · Tuesday, 27 September 2016 · Turkey

Luxury and poverty hand-in-hand in Turkey

In the current situation, 6.6 million people in Turkey are living under the absolute poverty line. Their monthly incomes are less than 416 Turkish Liras.

by · Friday, 23 September 2016 · Turkey

İSMET BERKAN >Do you feel rich when you earn 4264 TL a month?

However, there is another method which is used by the European Union to calculate poverty. According to that method, those who cannot earn 60 …

by · Friday, 23 September 2016 · Turkey

Aid budgets under pressure as funds stretched to cope with refugees, say campaigners

Goals such as tackling disease and ending extreme poverty by 2030 may slip down the agenda as donor governments shift funds away from long-term …

by · Saturday, 17 September 2016 · Turkey

Incomes up, but women and minorities still poorest – US Census Bureau

The US poverty rate in 2015 was 13.5 percent, or 43.1 million people, down by 3.5 million from 2014. The 1.2 percent drop in the poverty rate from …

by · Tuesday, 13 September 2016 · Turkey

Americans Got Raise Last Year for First Time Since 2007

The government’s annual report on incomes and poverty portrays an economy that is finally starting to benefit a wider range of Americans, roughly six …

by · Tuesday, 13 September 2016 · Turkey

U.S. sees stronger median household income, less poverty

The poverty rate has continued to edge down in the wake of the 2007-2009 recession amid a tepid recovery. The latest drop is the largest annual …

by · Tuesday, 13 September 2016 · Turkey

US poverty rate falls to 13.5 percent as median income rises: Census

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The median U.S. household income rose last year – the first annual increase since 2007 – helping to push down the number …

by · Tuesday, 13 September 2016 · Turkey