Getxo | October 2018

EUR 23.35; EUR 4.74 (USD 5.47) for food. This is based on Spain's monetary poverty threshold for a single person household in 2017, and average household expenditure per person on Food and non-alcoholic beverages in 2017. 

Spain uses EU's at-risk-of-poverty threshold which is set at 60 % of the national median equivalised disposable income after social transfers.

In 2017, Spain's poverty rate was 21.6%, slightly lower than 2016 (22.3%).

Understanding More

Total expenditure, average expenditure and distribution of household expenditure”, Instituto Nacional de Estadistica

“Living conditions in Europe, 2018 Edition”, Eurostat

“Risk of Poverty”, Instituto Nacional de Estadistica

At-risk-of-poverty thresholds - EU-SILC survey