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Basic basket: a family needs 177,062 pesos to not be poor, 8.3% more in a month


The INDEC published the data corresponding to February, with a significant rise against the previous record. The indigence limit rose to 80,483 pesos.

A typical family needs

177,062 pesos and 87 cents to not be considered poor

, according to INDEC data on the basic and total food basket published this Thursday.

The data reveals a

high rise

from one month to the next: it is


that measured in February,

compared to January


In the same way,

80,483 pesos

are necessary to exceed the limit of



The data is added to the high inflation figure that was revealed this Tuesday: 6.6% for February and an accumulated year-on-year of 102.5%.

News in development.


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Source: clarin

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