Kukesi, the Poorest District of Albania
Albanian Daily News
Published May 2, 2018
There is an explanation why Kukesi's citizens protested violently against the Nation's Road toll. They are the poorest citizens of Albania.
According to the last data of the Albanian Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) Kukesi economy continues to decrease from three years in a row now and the prediction is that the negative trend will continue.
The negative results are for three districts, Kukesi, Dibra and Berati. But Kukesi has the lowest level of those employed in the country with only 1.4% and the incomes for this city are 35.7% less than the country's average with only ALL 319.