The Turkish Employees Union announced that the poverty line in the country has risen to great levels in light of the suffocating economic crises in the country and the collapse of the Turkish lira.
The Turkish Zaman newspaper quoted the Syndicate as saying that the poverty line has risen to 7 thousand 187 Turkish liras, while the total minimum wage, as of the beginning of this year, is 2,940 liras, while the net minimum wage, minus taxes, amounts to 2,324 liras, which puts many Turks under the poverty line. .
The study conducted by the Syndicate recorded an average increase in the prices of foodstuffs during the month of September by about 1.29 percent compared to the month of August, while reports issued by the Turkish Statistics Authority last month revealed that the percentage of Turks in debt increased to 71.1 percent in addition to the increase in the percentage of those below the poverty line in Turkey to 14.4 percent.
It is noteworthy that the Turkish regime suffers successive economic crises, as the Turkish currency continues to deteriorate and collapse due to the deteriorating political and security conditions in Turkey, especially during the recent period as a result of the repressive measures practiced by the regime of Recep Tayyip Erdogan, which led to economic repercussions, including the decline in tourism and investments and the decline in the country's income from cash The foreigner.
Opinion poll in Turkey shows declining supporters of Erdogan's economic policies
In addition, a new opinion poll in Turkey showed a decline in support for the
policies of the President of the
, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and a decrease in the popularity of the ruling coalition, which includes Erdogan's Justice and Development Party and the national movement called the Alliance of the People.
The Turkish Zaman newspaper indicated that the results of the survey conducted by the Istanbul Center for Economic Research in the first week of October revealed that the percentage of those who believe that Erdogan is the best in managing the economy has decreased to 33%, after it was 40% during the month of May.
The poll also showed that 35 percent of the respondents would vote for the Justice and Development Party and 7.7 percent would vote for the MHP, while 17.4 percent confirmed their intention to vote for the CHP, indicating a decline in the popularity of the ruling coalition, whose support rate in the spring months of this year was at the level of 47 to 48 percent. .
The results of an opinion poll in Turkey last month revealed that the popularity of the ruling coalition, which includes the Justice and Development Party and the MHP, is witnessing a continuous decline, amid successive criticism of Erdogan's policies and his government.
Kemal Kılıçdarolu, head of the Republican People's Party and leader of the opposition in Turkey, called yesterday for early parliamentary and presidential elections to get rid of the authoritarian regime imposed by Erdogan on the country.