Inflation continues to rise. This is appreciated every day in the gondolas. The prices of food, medicines and housing services continue to rise and generated a strong rise in the value of the basic basket of the elderly, retirees and pensioners.
According to the calculation made by the Ombudsman for the Third Age of the Autonomous City of Buenos Airesa year ago that basket was worth 97,238 pesos. Now it is valued at 202,064 pesos. That is to say, it was registered an interannual growth of 107.6%.
There are four and a half million retirees who receive the minimum salary. This is 58,665 pesos plus a bonus of 15 thousand pesos. what he gave an income of 73,665 in April.
In that context, almost three minimum incomes are necessary to cover a basic basket which is sky high.
When will the bonus of 15 thousand pesos be paid
CONSIDERED is paying lThe second installment of the reinforcement of 15,000 pesos for those who earn up to a minimum amount. that amount is decreasing progressively up to 5000 pesos in assets more important than the minimumand pursues the objective that no retirement is below 73 thousand pesos.
Its about reinforcement of $15,000 per month that was paid in March, and will also continue to be paid in April and May. This is the first increase that retirees receive of four that will be awarded in the year.
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