The disparities in income of Poles are decreasing; the Gini coefficient, which measures this phenomenon, clearly indicates that in recent years Poland has managed to significantly reduce income inequalities.
As the recent survey showed, income inequality is one of the key challenges of our country’s socio-economic cohesion. The measurement of this phenomenon, commonly carried out using the Gini coefficient, clearly indicates that in recent years Poland has managed to significantly reduce income inequalities. This is an impressive result, especially when compared to other EU countries.
the Family 500+ program played a special role here, as it financially supported many Polish families. “Including, first of all, the poorest, many children and single parents. A significant improvement in the labor market, which we owe to Poland’s economic growth, has contributed to this.
The unemployment rate at the end of 2018 was 5.8 percent in our country, which is the lowest in history. Salaries in the economy increased by 7 percent, and in the enterprise sector by 7.1 percent. “Such a significant improvement in the economic situation stimulates consumption. At the same time, the savings of Poles, which at the end of 2018 amounted to over PLN 800 billion, are also increasing” – it was emphasized. According to MPiT, poverty reduction, a strong middle class and sustainable economic development “are a key stabilizer of our country’s economic security.this is a structural change. “It indicates that the reduction of income inequality occurs not by reducing the income of the richest, but by improving the financial situation of the poorer and the middle class.