Structure of minimum consumer basket renewed in Azerbaijan

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Baku, Azerbaijan, June 12

By Emin Aliyev - Trend:

The Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers approved amendments to its decision on "Approval of the minimum consumer basket", the Cabinet of Ministers said on June 12.

The new basket will be applied from January 1, 2015.

Foodstuffs

Name of product

unit

Volume of consumption

(on average per capita per year)

Able-bodied population

pensioners

Children under

15

Bread and bakery products in the equivalent of flour weight

kg

136.8

107.9

100.5

Potato

kg

54.8

40.2

42.0

Vegetables, melons and gourds

kg

97.2

85.2

100.7

Fruits and berries

kg

38.0

32.0

76.0

Meat and meat products

kg

32.9

25.6

29.6

Milk and dairy products in the equivalent of milk weight

kg

223.6

233.8

258.6

Fish and fish products

kg

7.7

6.8

8.0

Eggs

units

150

100

183

Sugar and confectionary in the equivalent of granulated sugar weight

kg

16.9

15.8

19.7

Vegetable oils, margarine and other oils

kg

10.9

8.4

7.0

Animal oils

kg

7.0

5.8

6.0

Other products (tea, salt)

kg

4.7

3.3

4.0

Non-food products

Name of product

unit

term of consumption

Volume of consumption

(on average per capita per year)

Able-bodied population

pensioners

Children under

15

outer clothing like coat

Unit/year

3/8

3/9

3/2.6

outer clothing like suit

Unit/year

9/4.2

8/4.8

12/2

underwear

Unit/year

9/2.5

9/2.7

12/2

Socks

pair/year

7/1.5

4.5/2

6/1.3

Hats and accessory

Unit/year

4/5

3/6.4

4/3

Shoes

pair/year

6/3.5

5/3.5

6/1.3

School supplies

Unit/year

3/1

3/1

41/1

bedding

Unit/year

11/7.1

11/7.1

11/7.1

household goods

Unit/year

14/10.2

14/10.2

14/10.2

Primary consumption goods, sanitary accessories, medication

In percent of the expenditure for buying non-food items per month

10

10

10

Services

Name of service

unit

Volume of consumption

(on average per capita per year)

Able-bodied population

pensioners

Children under

15

Flat

Total area in square meters

12

12

12

heating

Total area in square meters

12

12

12

Hot and cold water supply

square meters per month

5

5

5

Sewerage system

square meters per month

5

5

5

Gas supply

square meters per month

21

21

21

Power supply

kwh

50

50

50

Transportation services

Fare per year

692

365

406

communication*

Monthly tariff

-

-

-

Internet**

Monthly tariff

-

-

-

Other services

In percent of the expenditure for services per month

15

15

15

  • Taking into account the variety of tariffs in the country, the expenditure for telecommunication services per capita is determined by the expenditure level of a monthly fee for these services of a family and is calculated by dividing this amount for an average family.

  • Using Internet services is calculated based on one hour per family per day.

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