An elderly woman collecting scrap cardboard boxes to resell goes about her work outside the Louis Vuitton store in Central. Photo: EPA

Explain This: what does it mean to be poor in Hong Kong, and how many people live in poverty?

After study reveals more than 70,000 families in the city spend less than HK$15 per person on each meal, Explain This looks at the numbers on poverty, who exactly the poor are, and what can be done about the problem

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An elderly woman collecting scrap cardboard boxes to resell goes about her work outside the Louis Vuitton store in Central. Photo: EPA
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