One out of five households uses social services

Every fifth household in Israel receives assistance from social services, accounting for some 1.3 million people, according to an end-of-the-year report released Wednesday by the Labor and Social Services Ministry.

The research division of the ministry published the findings, which included a handful of statistics regarding its welfare activities in numerous areas, including youth, the elderly and people with autism.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/One-out-of-five-households-uses-social-services-476028

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