Azerbaijan restructures minimum consumer basket

Azerbaijan restructures minimum consumer basket
# 01 May 2009 16:29 (UTC +04:00)
Baku. Rashad Suleymanov – APA-Economics. Azerbaijan’s Cabinet of Ministers has passed a decision to restructure the minimum consumer basket, a number of the most commonly bought food and household items.
The new structure is as below:

Foodstuffs

Food

Unit of measure

Consumption
(average per capita per year)

Able-boded population

Pensioners

Children
0-14 year olds

Bread and bread products

kg

150

109

98

Potato

kg

46.7

36.5

40.2

Vegetables and melons

kg

95.7

85.5

101.2

Fruits and berries

kg

38

38

76

Meat and meat products

kg

30

19.2

25

Milk and milk products

kg

193.6

223.1

247.5

Fish and fish products

kg

5

5

5

Eggs

pieces

135.0

91.0

169.0

Sugar and confectionery products

kg

16.3

14.6

19.5

Vegetable oil, margarine and other fats

kg

11

7.9

8.3

Animals Fats

kg

8

5.5

6

Other products (tea, salt)

kg

3.6

2.8

3.3



Non-food products

Nonfoods

Unit of measure/
Period of use

Consumption
(average per capita per year)

Able-bodied population

Pensioners

Children
0-14

Overcoat, coat-type clothing

pieces/year

3/8

3/9

3/2.6

Suit-type clothing

pieces/year

9/4.2

8/4.8

12/2

underclothes

pieces/year

9/2.5

9/2.7

12/2

Socks / stockings

pair/year

7/1.5

4.5/2

6/1.3

Headwear

pieces/year

4/5

3/6.4

4/3

Footwear

pair/year

6/3.5

5/3.5

6/1.3

School supplies

pieces/year

3/1

3/1

41/1

Bedding

pieces/year

11/7.1

11/7.1

11/7.1

Personal and household goods

pieces/year

14/10.2

14/10.2

14/10.2

Essential, sanitation and medicine goods

Percentage for monthly costs for non-food products

10

10

10



Services

Services

Unit of measure/
Period of use

Consumption
(average per capita per year)

Able-bodied population

Able-bodied population

Apartment

Total area sq.m

12

12

12

Heating

Total area sq.m

12

12

12

Hot and cold water

Cubic meters a month

6

6

6

Sewage

Cubic meters a month

6

6

6

Gas

Cubic meters a month

21

21

21

Electricity

Kilowatts/s a month

50

50

50

Transport services

Rides a year

606

365

370

Communications

Monthly price

-

-

-

Internet Services

Monthly price

-

-

-

Other

Percentage for monthly costs for services

15

15

15

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