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The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) published a report this week highlighting the flaws in looking at only monetary data to draw the poverty line. In other words, Unicef argues that poverty cannot only be measured by income

An average household comprising two working adults and two children living in the City of Buenos Aires needed roughly AR $23,796 to stay above the poverty line in October, according to the latest report issued by the Buenos Aires City …

28.6 percent of Argentines and 20.4 percent of households finished the first semester of 2017 below the poverty line, according to the latest report from the government’s official statistics agency, Indec. The figure means that 11.3 million Argentines are not …

30.3 percent of the Argentine population and 21.5 percent of the country’s households finished 2016 below the poverty line, according to the latest report from the government’s official statistics agency, Indec. The number, while shockingly high, does present somewhat of …

A family in Buenos Aires needed to earn AR $13,335 in October in order to not to be considered “poor” according to the City’s Statistics Division, seeing a 2.1 percent increase from September. The hypothetical family described features two

The INDEC statistics agency has published poverty figures for the first time in almost three years, a welcome change that should help bring some clarity to the current social situation in the country. Yet the figure released by the INDEC …

A family of four needs AR$217 per day to not go hungry in the City of Buenos Aires, at least according to official data. The figures come from the City’s Statistics Division, assessing August data. The index …

“I really don’t know how many poor people there are in Argentina”.

The phrase, a normal-enough sentiment, could have fallen on deaf ears. Except the man speaking was Economy Minister Axel Kicillof, which begs the question: How is it that …