The structure and change of position of low income groups in Hungary

Starting out from the various interpretation of poverty, (those with an income below the average, those living on or below the socially accepted minimum, and the lowest income category), the author presents interesting data on the present scale of poverty. He briefly analyses the causes of getting into the group of the poor, calls attention to the role played by the tax system, the lack of interest and the selling of companies to foreigners in the widening of poverty.