More than 3 million Moroccans join the list of poverty


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A report of The High Commission for Planning, revealed that about 3.2 million additional people are suffering from poverty and vulnerability, due to the impact of the health crisis associated with Covid-19 and inflation.

The delegate’s report showed that the Covid crisis had a real impact on the development of social disparities, by 45 percent, and 55 percent is mainly because of the high prices at consumption.

The delegate’s mentioned before, indicate that the effect of the Covid-19 pandemic and its inflation, is expected to lead to a decline in the standard of living of the individual, in real terms, by 7.2 percent nationally, between 2019 and 2022.

The report adds, its transition from 20,400 dirhams to 18,940 dirhams, and 6.6 per cent in urban areas, and from 23,000 dirhams and 8.9 per cent in rural areas to 11,650 dirhams.

On the other hand, it is also expected, that the per capita standard of living will decline by 8 percent among the less well-off families, during the same period, from 7,000 dirhams to 6,440 dirhams, and 6.6 percent among middle families, to 14,700 dirhams, and 7.5 percent in The most affordable families to 44,200 dirhams.

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