Income support

Income support  - 1.9 million people in France have received income support, known as the RSA, in 2018. Figures published have shown that the number of beneficiaries has risen slightly since 2017. The RSA (revenu de solidarité active) is intended to guarantee unemployed people, or workers who have a very low income, a minimum level of income, which is variable, according to the number of people in their household. It was implemented on 1st June 2009 by the French government.

 

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