Issue 138: Poverty in Georgia (2017-2021)
Jul, 2022

Poverty alleviation remains one of the biggest challenges for the world, including Georgia. The COVID-19 crisis has worsen the problem as many households’ income shrank even further due to the crisis. For instance, according to a public opinion poll conducted by NDI in 2021, 37% of respondents indicated that poverty was the main issue they were facing.  Against this background, we take a closer look at poverty in Georgia and discuss trends and changes therein over the last five years.