Türk İş: The hunger limit is 1,390 TL above the minimum wage


Confederation of Turkish Trade Unions (Türk-İş) stated that the food expenditure of a family of four in Ankara increased by 0.73 percent in August compared to the previous month; He explained that the hunger limit was realized as 6,890 TL and 1,390 TL above the current minimum wage.

According to Türk-İş data, the poverty line for a family of four that exceeded 10.000 TL for the first time in October 2021 increased to 22 thousand 442 TL in August.

According to the data, the increase in food items was 0.73 percent compared to the previous month, 68.13 percent compared to the beginning of the year and 119.11 percent in the last 12 months.

The Türk-İş report, which was announced before the date of the monthly inflation data of TÜİK, is considered as one of the indicators of TÜİK inflation forecasts.


Source: Dünya Gazetesi by www.dunya.com.

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