ECONOMY

Greeks at risk of poverty remains at 23.1 pct in 2013

The proportion of Greeks living at the risk of poverty remained unchanged at 23.1 percent last year, the same as in 2012.

Those defined as being at risk of poverty were individuals having to get by on less than 5,023 euros during the year or two-adult househoulds with two children under 14 making to with less than 10,547.

There was a rise, however, in the percentage of the population at risk of poverty and social exclusion. This figure increased from 34.6 percent in 2012 to 35.7 percent last year.