Focus on Spanish Society. November 2021
Fecha: noviembre 2021
Pobreza, Tasa de privación material, Envejecimiento de la población, Gasto en pensiones, Investigación científica
Section I. Spain in Europe
I.1. Severe material deprivation in the year of the pandemic
1.1. Break in positive trend
The severe material deprivation rate is an absolute measure of poverty which gauges the extent to which people in a country cannot afford goods, services or satisfy financial needs deemed as necessary to lead an adequate life.1 Recently published data by Eurostat allow for approaching the impact of the pandemic on this type of poverty.