Number of poor people in France 1970-2017

This statistic shows the number of poor people in France from 1970 to 2017. In 2017, there were more 8.8 million poor French people.

The increase of poverty rate in Western countries is a rampant issue since 2000. Since that year, France has seen its poverty rate slowly but steadily growing. One of the main aspect of poverty in France is its impact on the youngest and on the oldest generations. Thus, more than 1.5 million French people aged younger than 18 years were living below the poverty line in 2016.

Number of people below the 60 percent poverty line from 1970 to 2017

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Release date

September 2019

Region

France

Survey time period

1970 to 2017

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