The article examines the socio-demographic characteristics of the rural population in the context of identifying factors of fight against rural poverty. Based on empirical analysis is proven that the increase of the educational level of rural population is the most effective method for fighting rural poverty.
This factor has a positive impact not only directly but also indirectly through the increase of social adaptability, self-confidence, increase of productive self employment, etc.
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