23 Of The Elderly In Andalucia Are At Risk Of Poverty Compared To 6 3 In The Basque Country 1
IMPOVERISHED: Almost a quarter of the elderly in Andalucia find themselves in poverty

A STUDY has found that 23% of elderly people residing in Andalucia are at risk of poverty, compared to just 6.3% in the Basque Country.

This makes the autonomous community the second-highest at risk of poverty, preceded only by Extremadura with 28%. 

The data was collected by AIS Group, a consultancy that collaborated with the National Statistics Institute.

Cordoba elders are among the worst affected in Andalucia, with risk of poverty rate of 27%, followed by Malaga, Cadiz and Jienenses with 23%.

Huelva, Almeria and Sevilla, meanwhile, rated at 22%.

In the Basque Country and Navarra, the rate of those at risk of poverty registered at a lowly 6.3% and 6.5%, respectively.

The national data reflected in the whole of Spain was at 15.5%. 

The survey considered ‘elders’ to be those aged 65 and above.

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