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average cost of basic necessities of life (as food and shelter and clothing)

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The measure has been changed significantly by labour minister Zeta Emilianidou -- 50 per cent of the rise in the cost of living index would be incorporated in wages every year (instead of every 6 months) on condition that there was growth in the second and third quarter of the previous year.
An increase in the cost of living index in July 2016 in comparison with the previous month was measured in other food products of 1.
The first recommendation reiterated the conclusion reached by the Stigler Commission: "The BLS should establish a cost of living index (COLI) as its objective in measuring consumer prices.
RAMALLAH, June 14, 2011 (WAFA) - The cost of living index in the Palestinian Territory in May has decreased by 0.
NNA - 10/3/2011 - General Labor Confederation called on Thursday the High Cost of Living Index Committee to raise the minimum wage in line with prices towering.
BT's move mirrors the ConDem Government's decision to link the annual pension increases of public sector workers to the lowest cost of living index.
The general cost of living index forSeptember rose by 0.
This will be only the second time an increase has been skipped since automatic increases matching the cost of living index were instituted in 1975.
ISTANBUL, Oct 1, 2010 (TUR) -- Cost of living index for wage earners in Istanbul, a major indicator for retail price movements, was up 1.
Summary: Casablanca - The Index of Multidimensional Poverty (MPI) adopted by the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) is less pertinent that the High Planning Commission (HCP)'s cost of living index, head of HCP Ahmed Lahlimi Alami said on Wednesday in Casablanca.
Month-to-month inflation in the world's largest oil exporter as measured by the cost of living index rose 0.
Weaker Our Cost of Living Index, compiled with trade bible The Grocer, shows minced beef, dark chicken meat and Heinz beans have also all soared in price, pushing food inflation to five per cent - two per cent up on last month.
The figure, almost three times higher than the latest annual rise in the Government's cost of living index, will take the average weekly rent to pounds 67.
The cost of living index is being applied based on standards created by information gathered by the Statistics Bureau regarding the amount paid for food per family per month.
In this paper we have constructed a relative cost of living index for 32 cities/towns of Pakistan using latest available prices to understand the extent of current differences in cost of living across cities and also to compare changes in relative cost of living since 1999 [Pasha and Pasha (2002)].