The level of poverty in Majorca and the Balearics has fallen. | Pere Bota
According to the national survey of living conditions, the percentage of the Balearic population living beneath the poverty line fell from 21.7% in 2015 to 15.5% in 2016. This decline, in percentage terms, was the greatest in the country and gave the Balearics the seventh lowest poverty rating. In Spain as a whole, the level of poverty rose slightly - by 0.2% to 22.3%.