Social and Economical Characteristics of Poor Families in Jordan

Mamdouh Hail al-Srur


This study aims at investigating social and economical characteristics of poor families in Jordan; by analyzing the characteristics of the poverty pockets population in Jordan, for recognizing the difference between poor and non-poor families from the perspective of economic, social in order to develop proposals and solutions to alleviate the problem of poverty in the poor areas through the design of preventive programs and early intervention and subsequent to the problem of poverty and improve the performance of existing ones.

A random representative sample of poor and non-poor families in the poverty pockets spreading over three regions in Jordan (north, central, and south) was chosen,  and by taking into account the rate of poverty in the three regions, reaching a size of (265) poor families, and (229) non-poor families

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