Wednesday, Apr 21, 2021

Se prevé que a la mayoría, solo le alcance para dos meses más tras más de seis meses de suspensiones laborales

50% of Panamanians have had to use almost all of their savings

Adolfo Gaffoglio, manager of the Ipsos poll, explained that 50% of Panamanians have had to make use of almost all their savings. Most are expected to only last two more months after more than six months of work suspensions.
3 out of 10 Panamanians have not been able to keep their responsibilities up to date, such as: payment of education, credit cards, mortgage payments; while 4 out of 10 increased their debts in recent months.

On the other hand, 7 out of 10 people in Panama have seen reductions in their income, either total or partial, which has significantly affected the economy in the country due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

However, 7 out of 10 people are up to date with their payments, despite facing challenges in meeting them.

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