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Montevideo, December 9th 2018 - 19:25 UTC

US poverty rate down; but top 5% of families accounted for more than one fifth of total income in 2016

Wednesday, December 27th 2017 - 09:52 UTC

A stronger US economy lifted American household incomes in 2016 and drove the poverty rate down to the level seen before the financial crisis. The median household income increased by 3.2% to US$59,039, rising for a second consecutive year as more people found full time jobs. Read full article


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