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
The undernourishment threshold stands at 2755.8 TL (320 USD).
Memur-sen Confederation produces every month a study entitled: " Undernourishment and Poverty Thresholds in Turkey". According to this study, the under nourishment threshold for a family of 4 persons is estimated at 2,755.8 TL (320 usd), while the poverty threshold stands at 7,856.2 TL(900 usd).
According to the study conducted by the Memur-Sen confederation, the average price of foodstuffs increased by +0.78% in May 2021, when compared to April 2021.
Among the most striking increases in the month of May are the price of potatoes +41.57%, carrots +36.37%, kiwis +26.89%, lemon +16.83% and parsley +7.87%. Among the most significant decreases are those of peppers -39.01%, green beans -34.89%, tomatoes -27.43%, cucumbers -25.21% and garlic with a drop of -21.19%.
In May, the price of heating fuels increased on average +0.86% compared to the previous month, while the housing price index increased +0.69% compared to April.
Cleaning and personal care items
However, the average price of cleaning and personal hygiene items fell -0.55%. On the other hand, among the most striking price increases was the price of toilet paper with an increase of +5.5%, while the price of perfume items fell by 6.63%.
Price index for school and office supplies, stationery and leisure products
In May compared to April, the average price of stationery items increased +3.81%. On the other hand, the average price of books and school supplies decreased by -5.99%, while the price of books and educational games also decreased by -5.11%.
Prices of transport services and healthcare items
During May, while the prices of health items increased by +0.44%, the prices of inter-city transport increased significantly +29.49%.
Prices of Textile/ Clothing items
Compared to April 2021, In May the price of clothing items increased by +0.63%. Among the most striking price increases are the prices of children's pants +6.01%, women's shirts +3.44% and men's pyjamas +2.05%. However, it should be noted that the price of women's shoes fell by -3.61%, leather goods by -3.55% and sports shoes by -2.39%.
Finally, still on the period of May 2021, the price of PVC items have recorded an increase of 2.72% meanwhile price of water has increased by 1.59%.