The thesis award ceremony was held in Istanbul on November 14
Memur-Sen's 7th Turkey Grand Gathering
Participation of the President of the Republic, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, in the 7th Grand Turkey Gathering organized by Memur-Sen Confederation in Istanbul
36.000 new registrations
The undernourishment level is 3,027.1 TL (~327 USD)
The thesis award ceremony for the year 2021 will be held on November 14 in Istanbul
Participation of Yalçın in the trade union activities organized by the Memur-Sen representation of Erzurum
Participation of Yalçın in the trade union activities organized by the Memur-Sen representation of Hakkari
Publication of the Study "Hunger And Poverty Thresholds in Turkey
The Memur-sen Confederation publishes a monthly study entitled: " Hunger and Poverty Thresholds in Turkey". According to this study, the hunger threshold for a family of four is estimated at 2,734 TL (Turkish Lira), while the poverty threshold is 7,801 TL.
According to the study conducted by Memur-Sen Confederation, the average price of foodstuffs increased by + 1.02% in April 2021 compared to March 2021. Among the most striking increases in the month of April, we note the tomato with an increase of +24.91%, lettuce with + 11.09%, lemon with an increase of 9.75%, oranges with an increase of 7.25%.
Among the decreases are; eggplant with a decrease of 24.71%, cucumber with a decrease of 7.66%, fresh onion with a decrease of 6.35% and a price decrease of 4.69% for peppers.
İn April, heating materials increased on average by 0.96% compared to the previous month; accommodation prices increased by 0.6% compared to March. Prices of communication items and clothing increase İn April, the average change in prices for communication items compared to March resulted in a 0.3% increase. Prices for communication materials increased by 1.25%. On the other hand, the prices of cell phone services decreased by 0.94%. İn April 2021, the price of textile items increased by an average of +4.15% compared to March 2021. Among the most striking price increases were the prices of shirts with an increase of 15.76%, underwear with an increase of 14.95% and knitting wool items with an increase of 14.54%.
İncreased prices of hygiene and maintenance items
An increase of 1.25% was observed in the prices of cleaning and hygiene items. İt was determined that the most striking change in the prices of cleaning and personal care items compared to March was in the prices of toilet and beauty soaps, with an increase of 5.19%.
Price increases in transportation and culture and education items
Among the most notable changes was the price of airline tickets with an increase of 6.97%. Among the price decreases, we note the drop in diesel prices with a decrease of 1.76%.
İt was observed that the change in prices of educational and cultural materials compared to March increased by 9.37%. İn addition, it was determined that there was a decrease in the prices of toys with 1.56%, and prices of digital tablets with a decrease of 1.49%.
While the average change in prices of health items in April compared to March increased by 0.53%, among the largest increases were in contact lenses with an increase of 2.08%.
Finally, it should be noted that the average price of water supplied by municipalities increased by 2.48% in the month of April 2021 compared to March 2021.