Municipal poverty figures 2021
Municipal poverty figures 2021

Municipal poverty figures 2021

Statbel, the Belgian statistical office, publishes today for the first time the figures on poverty risk and income inequality at municipal level.

  • In 2021, the municipality with the lowest risk of monetary poverty is Horebeke, where 3.2% of the population is below the poverty threshold.
  • At the other extreme is Saint-Josse-ten-Node, where 34.6% of the population is at risk of poverty.
  • Attert has the highest median income and Saint-Josse-ten-Node the lowest.

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