Georgia takes Initial position regarding inequality between the rich and poor
By Messenger Staff
Monday, September 2Georgia is one of the first states of the former Soviet Union where income and property differentiations are too high. According to the head of Georgia’s Professional Union, Irakli Petriashvili, 5% of Georgia’s whole population can be taken as rich, 14-15% as middle class, under the poverty line 15% as well and rest of the population is poor. The analysts state that recently the situation changes a bit due to decrease in tariffs. They also state that a new labor code also positively affected the problem.