Only in Luxembourg is the worst situation in the EU.

According to Eurostat's latest employee poverty statistics, 10.3 per cent of people over the age of 18 were working in poverty in 2017, with 442,000 Hungarians despite regular work. The indicator increased 0.6 percentage points compared to 2016, the second largest in the number of Member States. Only in Luxembourg exacerbated the situation, 1.7 percentage points were growing – it's written mfor.hu.

If we look at the change compared to 2010, the picture is even more anxious: the poverty rate of workers in Hungary rose 4.9 percentage points.

Visegrád Countries In addition, Slovakia has only been working poorly since 2010, but its level is almost marginal, 0.6 percentage points. In Czech, the poverty rate of workers fell by 0.2% and the Country of Poland 1.5 percentage points.

Despite regular work, an employee is considered poor if his or her benefits do not reach 60 per cent of median pay. At the same time, Eurostat is considering social benefits when calculating it, so it can not be considered poor if otherwise supported by low-income by different types of state support, dragging it over 60% of & # 39; r median. Alternatively, participation can be improved by temporary work and part-time employment.

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