Tuesday, 17 July 2012

Ireland’s poorest get 20% poorer as richest get 4% richer | Irish Examiner

Ireland’s poorest get 20% poorer as richest get 4% richer | Irish Examiner

Ireland’s poorest get 20% poorer as richest get 4% richer

Monday, July 16, 2012

Ireland’s poorest families experienced an income drop of almost 20% in one year while income of the richest increased by 4%.
The figures released today by Social Justice Ireland are calculated from the latest CSO data and relate to 2010.

There was a drop of more than 18% in the disposable income bracket (after taxes are paid and social welfare received) for the poorest households during the year.
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