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Snapshot for May 30, 2007.
Income and poverty trends in Israel
by Tony Avirgan
Israel’s economy has become more unequal in recent years. As can be seen in Figure 1, those in the top 20% of the income scale are the only ones whose share of income grew; the share of the other four quintiles shrank. Figure 2 shows that there has also been a steady rise in poverty in Israel.