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U.S. Poverty Fell Last Year as Government Aid Made Up for Lost Jobs

Por: The New York Times Business September 15, 2021

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The share of people living in poverty in the United States fell to a record low last year as an enormous government relief effort helped offset the worst since the Great Depression.In the latest and most conclusive evidence that poverty fell because of the aid, the that 9.1 percent of Americans were living below the poverty line last year, down from 11.8 percent in 2019. That figure — the lowest since records began in 1967, according to at... + full article



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