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Being poorly educated increases the risk of in-work poverty

News   •   Sep 20, 2017 10:00 BST

The graph above highlights the importance of education, indicating that in all EU countries except Finland, the at-risk-of-poverty rate is highest among people with the lowest level of education. The differences on the basis of education are largest in Romania, where 52% of those with primary education only are at risk of in-work poverty, compared with just 1% of those who have completed tertiary education.

Download the full report: In-work poverty in the EU

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