Poverty in France: 2018 Outlook

The 36th annual statistical report of the Secours Catholique – Caritas France on the state of poverty in France was released this Thursday, November 8th. This 2018 edition was co-written by Jean-Noël Senne, with the research assistance of Geri Leka (undergraduate intern from the Bachelor in Applied Economics).  Using large sample data collected all over the country, it shows that global poverty and inequalities are deepening, especially among some parts of the population: young families, very young but also senior persons, workers with insecure jobs and undocumented foreigners. It also draws a specific analysis on the failures of the social welfare in France and explores avenues for building a more inclusive and fair system.

The full report can be downloaded [here]

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