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Is there any difference in the poverty line between employed elderly and unemployed elderly?

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Discussion thread: Poverty, Social Disadvantage, and Social Protection
Jarvis Chow
26 May 2021
Is there any difference in the poverty line between employed elderly and unemployed elderly?

Is there any difference in the poverty line between employed elderly and unemployed elderly?

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Mary
26 May 2021

This suggested that employable elders in healthier conditions staying in or re-entering the labor market would have some positive impact on poverty prevention.

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Jarvis Chow
26 May 2021

What does this imply?

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Mary
26 May 2021

Yes, there is a significant difference between these two groups. The post-intervention poverty rate of working elders (8.3% in 2019) was far lower than that of non-working elders (35.3%).

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