50% of Portuguese feel salary does not cover living expenses

One in two Portuguese currently employed feels that their salary does not cover the living expenses. The European Barometer on Poverty and Precarity is published today, and warns that the situation for workers in Europe “is very concerning, particularly in Portugal and Serbia. “Having a job does not necessarily mean being able to survive financially”, writes the report’s author Etienne Mercier, explaining that this dilemma affects more than a third of Europe’s workers.