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One in three EU children at risk of poverty

26.02.13 @ 17:47

  1. By EUOBSERVER

Twenty seven percent of under-18-year-olds in the EU are "at risk of poverty or social exclusion" new European Commission figures say. Rates are highest in Bulgaria (52%) and Romania (49%), but also Ireland (38%). Most at risk are households where parents have a low level of education or are migrants.