Tag: Poverty

Lack of data on poverty is very concerning – Azzopardi

It is of great concern that the National Auditor Office (NAO) statistics reports that the current studies provide an incomplete picture of poverty in Malta, said Prof. Andrew Azzopardi, Dean of the Faculty for Social Wellbeing (FSW)

Over a fifth at risk of poverty or social exclusion

Just over a fifth of people resident in Maltese private households are deemed to be either at risk of poverty or social exclusion, according to the latest publication of the EU’s Statistics on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC).

Do we really have poor people in Malta?

Are we placing people in the centre of our economy? This week's edition of Andrew Azzopardi on 103 discusses the phenomena of poverty.

Those at risk of poverty ‘after social transfers’, rises by 1.5%

The number of Maltese people at risk of poverty after receiving 'social transfers' or benefits, has increased by 1.5% in the decade...

Trio wins economics Nobel for science-based poverty fight

 U.S.-based economists Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer won the 2019 Nobel Economics Prize on Monday for work fighting poverty that...

Church Commission concerned at fuelling racism

The Church’s Justice and Peace Commission (JPC) has expressed its ‘Deep Concern’ by what it describes as ‘an unfortunate choice of words’ in relation...

Over 70% of Maltese over 65s in Part-Time work – NSO

Over 70% of surveyed Maltese over 65s were in part time jobs and over half were still employees in 2018, new National Statistics...

Migrants, refugees, IDPs, victims of trafficking have become emblems of exclusion...

'Migrants, refugees, displaced persons and victims of trafficking have become emblems of exclusion,' Pope Francis said in his message for 2019 World...

Homeless youths who sought shelter from the rain conditionally discharged

Three homeless youths have been conditionally discharged after they broke into an abandoned villa during the storm which hit the islands earlier on this...

MDA, PN want to remove basic obligations imposed on landlords –...

"The Malta Developers Association (MDA) and Partit Nazzjonalista are pushing to remove basic obligations on landlords," 15 non-governmental organisations have claimed on Thursday.In a...