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One third of Hungarian children live in poverty or social exclusion


There are only three countries in the EU where more children are at risk of poverty than in Hungary. According to a recent report, 33 children in Hungary are at risk of poverty or social exclusion.

One third of Hungarian children live in poverty or social exclusionThe EU Fundamental Rights Agency has found that there are hardly any countries in the EU where there are more children living in poverty or social exclusion than in Hungary. Poor Hungarian children find it difficult to access health care and good education. Only Romania, Greece and Bulgaria are in a worse situation - hvg.hu.What counts about being at risk of poverty or social exclusion? Whoever lives in a household where
- per capita income is less than 60 percent of the country's median income,
- or the 18-59-year-old family members have not worked as many full-time as in the previous year,
- or they can't afford the least of the following 9 items: housing or mortgage loan, overheads needed to heat up your home, unexpected expenses, regular consumption of meat or whites, holidays, holidays, cars, whose parents can't afford the least of these issues. The authors asked the Hungarian government to pay more attention to the rights helping the ruins, refugees and shelters. They also pointed out that in the case of Hungary, this request had already been made in 2014, meaning that it had already been known before the refugee wave. Significantly, the family also needs to support the families of children with disabilities. Even children who, for some reason, do not live with their family for some reason, do not receive enough money from the budget.
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