The Poverty Line in Israel
The poverty line in Israel is defined as half the median disposable income, weighted by household size. A household with a disposable income that is lower than the poverty line is considered poor.
Israel measures poverty relatively, an approach that understands poverty to be an expression of social and economic inequality. This approach defines poverty as a relative shortage reflected in a gap from the typical standard of living in the society. Households that earn significantly less than the typical income in the society are poor.
In Israel, the median disposable income is considered representative.
The National Insurance Institute publishes results on poverty in Israel based on The Annual Earnings Survey carried out by the Central Bureau of Statistics.
According to the National Insurance Institute of Israel, 20% of Israeli households were reported as poor in 2005.
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