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The number of people at risk of poverty in Ireland has grown from 14.1% in 2009 to 15.8% in 2010 according to the latest Survey on Income and Living Condidtions (SILC) conducted by the Central Statistics Office (CSO).
The final results of the survey were published in March 2012. This increase occurred despite the fact that the poverty lne fell by more than 10% in that single year. Social Justice Ireland will, as usual, publish a detailed Policy Briefing on Poverty and Income Distribution in the coming months.
Main findng of SILC study