Poverty nearly doubled in Italy, 2006-2013

615 new poor persons a day from 2006 to 2013, Confcommercio calculated. 2.5 million “absolute poors” in 2006 grew to 4 million in January 2013, as indicated by the new Misery Index presented Friday, 22 by Confcommercio  in Cernobbio. Income of 90% of Italian workers is below 35.600 euro, 28.000 people only earn more than 300k euro. The biggest sale of a Western Country is getting nearer. Read more.