State blamed as shocking new report highlights deep poverty across Israel

There are 2,436,000 poor people living in the country, accounting for 29.05% of the population, according to the 2016 Alternative Poverty Report the humanitarian aid NGO Latet published on Monday.

A total of 1,412,000 adults and 1,024,000 children live under the poverty line, according to the report.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/More-than-24-million-poor-in-Israel-475103

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