Argentina, one of the countries where poverty has increased the most

Argentina is the fourth country in Latin America that recorded the most significant increase in poverty in 2020 with the pandemic. In Peru, poverty rose 9.9 percentage points over the previous year; in Ecuador, the increase was 7.3 points and in Colombia, 6.8. Fourth on the podium is Argentina, with a rise of 6.5 percentage points. In the second half of 2019, 35.5% of the population was poor, while at the end of 2020, the figure was 42%.

Source: Ámbito