The long-awaited package of laws on social security and poverty eradication was adopted in the Assembly of the Republic of Northern Macedonia.
It also states that as of June 2019, social financial assistance for a five or more family members will amount to about 200 euros. Normally, in order to use those services, there will be rules that encourage the reduction of unemployment in order not to rely on the family for that monetary social assistance.
But what does statistics say about the basic needs of a family in our country.
According to her, most of the money or almost 74% end up for food and housing.
According to the latest data published by SSM, in order to settle basic living needs in the fourth month of the year, 525 euros were needed, the economics magazines wrote.
It would have come about that about a month for food and bills, it takes about 400 euros. Of them about 226 euros for food and utilities, housekeeping and maintenance around
170 euros. This means that in the total expenditures on a monthly basis, the biggest share are those for basic needs - food and electricity, water and other utility bills.
Here's how much money and what you spend, that is, you have to spend to meet basic living needs:
Nutrition and drinks 230 euros, Housing 170 euros, Hygiene 35 euros, Transportation 35 euros, Clothing and footwear 30 euros, Culture 15 euros, Health maintenance 10 euros, Total: 525 euros
With the fact that now according to the adopted package of laws that the maximum amount of social financial assistance for a five-member family will be around 200 euros, it is clear that that family will have to try to find some employment of at least two in that family to follow the economic gallop in the state, and with maximum and rational housekeeping management needs to come out at the end of the month.
The amount of the occasional income in a household dictates the quality of life. Statistics show that those who work or receive a pension do not mean that they are outside of the survival zone.
According to the Bureau of Statistics, only 9% of all employees are poor, of all unemployed - 38.7%, of pensioners - 7.7%, and of the other inactive 32.1% are poor!
Therefore, the message is next, we should not "rely" too much on social, because the standard of living is different from the social scale. For a more reliable standard - the stick is self-work!
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