Georgia’s subsistence minimum
increased in April 2020, the National Statistics Office reports.
The living minimum wage for
working-age men increased by GEL 3.2 to GEL 202,8
The subsistence minimum for average household
increased by GEL 2.8 compared to the previous year and stood at GEL 179,6.
Compared to the previous month, the
minimum amount required for subsistence has increased by GEL 1.8 for
able-bodied men and GEL 1.5 for the average consumer.
The National Statistics
Office calculates the value of the subsistence minimum on the basis of the
minimum cost of items in the food basket .
The minimum food basket contains 40 different
products such as bread, cereals, meat, dairy products, vegetables, and