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Study: 15% of children born in Chile fall below poverty line; figure rises to 26% for migrants

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The drivers of this increase were linked to the Covid-19 pandemic and the social and economic crisis associated with part of that period. However, there is one group - among those surveyed - that suffered an even more radical deterioration in their income: migrants.

If by 2017, 10.9% of the foreign community living in Chile was in poverty, the figure increased to 17% in 2020, while among the Chilean population it rose from 8.4% to 10.4%.

The "Casen and Migration: A study of poverty, work and social security in the migrant population" report, prepared . . .

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