Data on Argentina today

Gorojovsky Gorojovsky at arnet.com.ar
Sun Sep 30 16:36:56 MDT 2001


 53 % of the GDP goes to Foreign Debt payments
 The richer 10 % grab 37,2% of the income
 The poorer 40 % obtain only the 15%
 In a country of around 36.000.000 people, 
	    2.000.000 live on $  1 a day
	    45 % of the households lies below poverty line
	    15.700.000 live in misery
	    2.100.000 are jobless
	    2.100.000 are underemployed
 During the last year, 399.000 persons were added to the population with        
problems of employment
 16,4 % is the unemployment rate
 36,4 % of the unemployed have high school or university degrees
 37,6 % of the unemployed has  high educational level
  90 % of the workers earn less than in 2000
  300.000 teen agers drop high school every year
  30 % of the young have not finished elementary school
  15 % of the young don't have a job, nor attend classes
  3.500.000 of the jobless people are less than 24 years old
  4.500.000 (44 %) children below 14 are under the poverty line
  During the last 5 years, 4 600 shops (27%) closed doors in the Federal
  District (that is, the wealthiest part of the country)
  The foreign debt (national state only) is of 160.000 million
  The foreign debt (national state only) will be of 220.000 million in 2004 
  During the last 45 days, 12.700 million abandoned the country

Data from the URL 
www.piketes.com.ar 
<http://www.piketes.com.ar>, 
which is worth visiting






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