As population incomes increased, the poverty risk threshold also increased, reaching €472 per month for a single-person household. A year earlier, it was €441 a month.
For households with two adults and two children under the age of 14, the poverty risk threshold reached €991 per month in 2020. A year earlier, it was 19 euros less.
Most, or 36% of the population are at risk of poverty in Latgale, while in Pierīga and Rīga they are 16% to 18% of the population.
On Friday, January 14, the Central Statistical Bureau will publish a more extensive study on the risks of population poverty and social exclusion.