Some 2.7% of the population (24,000 people) live in severe material and social deprivation conditions, but the figure continues to be below the EU27 average. There was a slight increase from 2021 (2.6%)
The share of the population at risk of poverty or social exclusion in Cyprus decreased to 16.7% last year, down from 17.3% in 2021, the latest official data shows. This reduction translates
One in six, or 150,000 people, are at risk of poverty or social exclusion in Cyprus, according to the results of the Survey on Income and Living Conditions 2022. According to AROPE, the
Cypriots are at a lower risk of falling into poverty or social exclusion than their fellow Europeans, with the rate dropping to 17.3% in 2021, compared to the EU’s average of 21.7%.
Almost a quarter (23.6%) of all self-employed people aged 18 and over in the EU are at risk of poverty and social exclusion, although that ratio is less than half in Cyprus.
More than 17% of the population (154,000) in Cyprus were at risk of poverty or social exclusion last year, according to a study on income and living conditions. The Statistical Service said
Rising energy prices put more people under increased financial pressure and at greater risk of energy poverty. This is according to the fifth round of the living, working and COVID-19 e-survey: Living
The spectre of energy poverty looms large for many Cypriot families, as economists estimate that one in four households are at risk, even the traditionally safe middle class. With electricity bills inflated
Thousands of Cypriot households are on the verge of falling into energy poverty as they cannot pay their rising electricity bills, leaving them in the dark as the supply is cut off.
Thousands of Turkish Cypriots have taken to the streets, spurred by soaring inflation that has left many struggling to make ends meet, with demonstrators linking the financial demise to the north’s political