Since 2000, the share of household income from work, compared to capital, benefits and pensions, increased across most income groups, according to the annual social report of the Adva Center policy analysis institute. However, this pointed mainly to an increase in the number of wage earners in Israeli households, and did not significantly change the income scale, as many of those breadwinners were working in low-wage or part-time jobs.

KAN's Naomi Segal heard more about the 2018 report findings from Barbara Swirski, Executive Director of the Adva Center.