Brazilian children's poverty rate hit a record high
Author:Jilin Daily Time:2022.09.30
A recent survey released by Brazil research institutions shows that in 2021, the proportion of children under the age of 6 under the age of 6 in Brazil reached 44.7%, the highest level in 10 years. This proportion measures the percentage of children under the age of 6 who live in poor families in the age of 6 (17.5 million) for children under the age of 6. If calculated by absolute value, from 2020 to 2021, the number of poor children under 6 years of age increased from 6.4 million to 7.8 million, an increase of 22%.
Researchers at the Catholic University of Orgland, Brave, Survey, said that some of the reasons for this increase was that the government began to stop issuing some assistance benefits in early 2021. In addition, due to high inflation, the main labor force of some families has lost work, which has also increased the poor.
In order to define the poverty and extreme poverty line, this survey adopts the purchasing power parity standard (PPC) of the World Bank, which is converted into Brazil currency Rayal with the standard of 2021. 623 yuan) below is deemed to be below the poverty line, and the extreme poverty line corresponds to people with a per capita living expense of 160 (about 214 yuan) per month.
The report pointed out that the impact of early poverty on people is far -reaching. Those children who grow up under unsatisfactory conditions will decrease in future work and production capacity, and career development will also be affected.
Source: CCTV News Client
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