The percentage of Slovak households below the poverty line - earning less than 1,400 Sk per month per person - has steadily decreased. While 20 percent of families were below the line in the first quarter of 1994, 17 percent were under in that year's second quarter. 1995 saw continued improvement; 14 percent were below in the first quarter and 11 percent in the next quarter.
23. Nov 1995 at 0:00 | From press reports of TASR and SITA