World Economy

3m Germans Below Poverty Line

3m Germans Below  Poverty Line3m Germans Below  Poverty Line

Around 3.1 million workers in Germany receive salaries below the country’s poverty threshold. The number of workers living in poverty surged 25 percent between 2008 and 2013 - Germany’s Federal Statistical Office data said in a report. In 2008, there were just 2.5 million workers living below the minimum income deemed adequate, RT reported.