In the second quarter of this year the subsistence minimum per capita has amounted to 8 192 rubles, which is on 6.6 % higher than in the previous quarter (7 688 rubles).

Now this figure is 8 834 rubles for working-age population, 6 717 rubles for pensioners , and 7 920 rubles for children.

The increase is mainly attributable to the growth of food costs as a part of the subsistence minimum per capita on 6.2 %.

The consumer price index has increase on 2.7 %.

RIANOVOSTI

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