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Some 475,000 Minors In Puerto Rico Live In Poverty

About 475,000 minors live in poverty in Puerto Rico, according to figures from the 2015 Kids Count Data Book and the Puerto Rico Youth Development Institute, or IDJ.

Seven of the 16 indicators measured by the Kids Count Data Book worsened for Puerto Rico in comparison with five years ago, IDJ executive director Xiomara Caro said.

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