Memur-Sen Women Committee Meeting in Ankara
Working visit of a Memur-Sen delegation to Mongolia
The undernourishment threshold is TL 3,809
Visit of Ali Yalçın to the President of the Assembly, Mr. Mustafa Şentop
Yalçın's participation in the 7th General Assembly of the Transport Union (Ulaştırma Memur-Sen)
Presentation of the "Report on the situation of youth employment and unemployment" by the Memur-Sen Youth Commission
Visit of Sucuoğlu, Prime Minister of Northern Cyprus, to Memur-Sen
Memur-Sen and Gelişim University of Istanbul signed a Memorandum of Understanding
The undernourishment level is 3.526 TL (~255 USD)
Memur-sen produces a monthly study entitled: "Undernourishment and Poverty Levels in Turkey". According to the report, in December 2021, the undernourishment level for a family of 4 is 3,526 TL (~255 usd), while the poverty level is calculated at 10,119.8 TL (~735 usd).
According to the study conducted by the Memur-Sen confederation for the month of December 2021, the average price of foodstuffs increased by +10.6% compared to the previous month.
Among the most striking increases in December, we note the price of eggplant: +59%, cucumbers: +49.79%, wheat flour: +44.08 and margarine: +43.87%.However, among the most significant decreases note; the price of cauliflower: -29.47%, spinach: -21.42%, oranges: -16.31%, lettuce: -10.26% and turnips: -8.01%.
The study found an average increase of +10.04% in the price of transport. Among the most striking price increases compared to November 2021, we note that of the fares charged by airlines: +42.43%.
Education / Culture / Press
The study found an average price increase of +7.55% in the Education / Culture / Press category. Among the most important increases, we note the average price of stationery: +64.48% of games and toys for children: +35.07%. The study also revealed an increase in computer components: +21.82%.
Cleaning and personal hygiene articles
An average increase of +9% was observed in the price of cleaning and personal hygiene items. Among the most striking increases compared to November 2021, we note that of toilet paper with an increase of +24.21%.
The study reported an average increase of +7.35% in the Textile/Clothing category.
Among the most striking price increases, we note that of woolen textile articles: +30.64%, cotton textile articles: +16.71%, underwear: +15.27% and pants: +12.26%.
While an average increase in the price of health items of: +5.02% was observed compared to the previous month, the most striking changes were noted in the prices of blood pressure measuring devices: +13.08% and optical frames: +10.35%.
The average price of communication items increased by 5.33% compared to the previous month. The survey revealed an increase in the price of telephone articles: +17.7%.
Environment/ housing/ building materials/ decoration
The study found an average increase of +12.88% in the price of heating materials and an increase in the price of rents: +1.65%.
Finally, the average price of building materials has also increased by: +9.29% compared to the previous month. Among the most important increases, we note that of the prices of windows (pvc): +21.64% and ceramic floor/wall tiles: +18.43%.