18 Oct 2020
Who Are Malaysia’s New Poor? The COVID-19 Recession.
With the recession and rising unemployement caused by COVID-19, there are 5 to 8% more Malaysians below the new poverty line- an income of RM2208. This means that as many as 2.4 million more individuals could be ‘the new poor’.
Sustainable Development Goal(s)SDG 1: No PovertySDG 2: Zero HungerSDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth
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