Record-breaking crisis: Almost three out of every ten workers in Argentina are poor

The data were presented at a seminar with a presentation by the sociologist and director of ODSA, Agustín Salvia, and with contributions to the debate by experts Eduardo Fidanza and Martín Rapetti.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The number of poor workers in Argentina is record-breaking, at least in the last decade. In 2021, 28.2% of the working population aged 18 and over (two out of every seven) failed to get the job that would lift them out of the scourge of living below the poverty line.

This was estimated by a document prepared by the Observatory of the Argentine Social Debt (ODSA) of the Pontificial Catholic University of Argentina (UCA), released today, and stated that this percentage reached 27.4% last year. In 2010, on the other hand, it was . . .

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