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× SWS: 11.6M Filipino families say they are poor

MANILA, Philippines --- About 11.6 million Filipino families or 50 percent consider themselves poor, a recent survey result from Social Weather Stations (SWS) showed.


In the December 2018 survey, SWS said this was two points below the September 2018's 52 percent or 12.2 million families.


The survey result also showed that 30 percent (7.9 million Filipino families) were "food poor."…

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