48% of Venezuelan households are below the poverty line due to the economic crisis

The Venezuelan newspaper Carabobeño said the country's severe crisis was surrounding the poor on all sides, and according to the Encovi survey conducted by the country's major universities, 48 percent of the families in the Caribbean country are below the poverty line.

48% of Venezuelan households are below the poverty line due to the economic crisis

The Venezuelan newspaper Carabobeño said the country's severe crisis was surrounding the poor on all sides, and according to the Encovi survey conducted by the country's major universities, 48 percent of the families in the Caribbean country are below the poverty line.

The survey was conducted on a sample of 6,000 people across the country between July and September. "The measurement of poverty is difficult at the moment because of the inflation it is suffering," said Dr. Demis and director of the Institute of Social and Economic Research at the Catholic University of Venezuela Andrés Belo Freitas. The country for more than a year."

"The proportion of poor families in the country has become 48 percent, while last year it was 46 percent," he said.

The survey, which is being conducted since 2013, includes deficiencies in the water supply and electricity, and notes that 29% of respondents believe that water is becoming less in homes, and electricity, 18% of respondents believe that the service is not interrupted, in While 25% think they are cut daily and several hours, unlike last year.

Fritz said 16.3 million people were in litter and dog boxes, half of Venezuela's population, although last year it was 12.6 million. Lack of food and failure in basic services such as water, electricity and public transport affected the absence of students in the country. Schools by 48%.

The study also revealed that young Venezuelans are leaving the university to enter the labor market, yet "do not offer opportunities as well" because the survey "shows that youth unemployment has grown to 23%, a 4% increase from last year.