According to INDEC poverty stands at 9.9%
Argentina, April 19, 2011
The National Institute of Statistics and Census (INDEC) published data on socio-economic levels of the second half of 2010. Poverty shrank to 9.9%, while indigence stood at 2.5%.
The variation in the poverty rate was 75% between 2009 and 2010 (from 13.2% to9.9%), as reported by the INDEC which could M24Digital access.
With regard to poverty, decreased 2.5% versus 3.5% in the second half of 2009.
The regions with lower poverty level were in Rio Gallegos, 0.9% 2.6% Ushuaia,Comodoro Rivadavia, 4.0% and 4.2% Federal Capital.
Meanwhile, the provinces with more disturbing were the percentages of NOA, with an average of 11.8%, and NOE of 18.5%.