These are the results of the Quality of Life survey in Antioquia

These are the results of the Quality of Life survey in Antioquia
These are the results of the Quality of Life survey in Antioquia

The 2023 Quality of Life Survey in Antioquia was applied to 35 thousand homes in the department, where the indicators of poverty, unemployment, housing, food security, childhood, economy, education, recreation and sports, among others, were evaluated.

The results showed that In Antioquia the quality of life indices are a little higher than in Colombia, However, the challenges to improve the lives of Antioquians are enormous.

“In principle, poverty has fallen since the pandemic, however, today one in every four inhabitants of the territory of Antioquia is still under the incidence of monetary poverty. Additionally, multidimensional poverty shows us a wide heterogeneity between the territories, especially challenges in the region of Bajo Cauca, Urabá, Magdalena Medio and north,” said Cristian Sánchez, director of the Quality of Life Survey.

These are some data from the report: the Multidimensional Poverty Index was 10.1%, while in Colombia it was 12.1%. In Antioquia, the levels of hunger and food insecurity are 37.9% and moderate food insecurity is 20%. Mothers (75%) mainly take care of children from 0 to 11 years old; They are followed by grandmothers (19.16%) and father (2%).

“A level of food insecurity close to 38% with very important peaks in subregions such as Urabá, such as Bajo Cauca, in which we must intervene more promptly and with greater opportunity,” said Manuel Naranjo Giraldo, director of Planning of Antioquia.

For its part, the illiteracy level of the department is 4.1%. The highest levels are evident in the subregions of Bajo Cauca (9.8%), West (9.5%) and Urabá (9.4%).

Regarding employment, the survey determined that 24.6% of young people between 15 and 28 years old do not study or work, 47.4% of employment in Antioquia is informal. Additionally, in housing solutions, the department requires 137,365 new homes.

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