There were officially 1.325 million people living in poverty in the city last year, down slightly from 1.336 million in 2013. Photo: SCMP Pictures

One in three elderly Hongkongers living in poverty despite slight overall drop in number of poor

Total number of poor has dropped, Carrie Lam reveals, but growing ranks of retirees mean more will rely on handouts from government

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There were officially 1.325 million people living in poverty in the city last year, down slightly from 1.336 million in 2013. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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