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In Hong Kong, is the poverty line a relative or an absolute concept?

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Discussion thread: Poverty, Social Disadvantage, and Social Protection
Valerie
21 May 2021
In Hong Kong, is the poverty line a relative or an absolute concept?

In Hong Kong, is the poverty line a relative or an absolute concept?

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Sin Yee
20 May 2021

You are right!

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Valerie
20 May 2021

That is to say, it is a relative poverty line.

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Sin Yee
20 May 2021

The poverty line is set at 50% of the median monthly household income before policy intervention.

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