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A Buenos Aires family needed $ 130,000 to cover their expenses in March

2021-04-14T13:44:29.651Z

The survey takes the consumption of a middle-class household and includes private school and rent. 04/14/2021 10:23 Clarín.com Economy Updated 04/14/2021 10:23 AM A middle-class family needed a total of $ 131,768.62 last month to meet their expenses , according to the monthly survey carried out by the Center for Education, Services and Consumer Advice (CESyAC). The most significant increases in March were those of the school fee (26%) , subway rate (21.4%), taxis (20%), meat (9.06%), fuel (8%



04/14/2021 10:23

  • Clarín.com

  • Economy

Updated 04/14/2021 10:23 AM

A middle-class family needed a total of

$ 131,768.62

last month

to meet their expenses

, according to the monthly survey carried out by the Center for Education, Services and Consumer Advice (CESyAC).

The most significant increases in March were those of the

school fee (26%)

,

subway

rate

(21.4%),

taxis

(20%),

meat

(9.06%),

fuel

(8%), and

medicines

(5.36%).

Other items that also suffered strong increases were

packaged groceries (4.95%),

prepaid medicine (3.5%), cleaning products (3.38%) and ABL (2.5%).

The report prepared by the CESyAC monitors the prices of the food and services basket.

The survey

It includes, among several items,

the house rental,

the expenses of

a 10-year

-old car, the

prepaid medicine

subscription

, the fee for a

private school for two children and the family subscription in a club

.

From these elements surveyed, it is clear that

a family needed $ 4,392.28 per day in March to meet monthly expenses

;

$ 1,056.15 are to purchase mass consumer products and $ 3,336.13 to contract basic household services.

Meanwhile, inflation in March was in the order of 5.37% while the inter-annual price variation was 33.20%.

Of the total of 50 products surveyed in the basket,

20 products are included that are found in the Agreement on "Care Prices" signed

with the Government effective from January 7 of last year - AMBA version-, of annual duration and quarterly reviews .

In addition, in a year-on-year comparison, the work also detected

sidereal increases in the same product, such as the kilo of oranges that became more expensive by 161.91%

(it cost $ 60.19 in April 2020 and is currently worth $ 157.65).

Meanwhile, the kilo of sweet potato went from $ 45.18 to $ 88.65 in a year, which represents a variation of 96.21%.

Meanwhile, the multipurpose cleaner pack (0.50 Procenex) was worth $ 74.70 while it is now $ 140.13 (87.59% more expensive in twelve months).

Finally, the two main items that

lowered the price

compared to last year were

carrots

(-24.45%) and

1L

Milkaut

long life milk

(-0.48%).

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Look also

Minimum wage: accumulates a loss of 36% against inflation

City: a family has to earn more than $ 2,000 per day to avoid being poor

Source: clarin

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