The National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (Indec) reported that the price of the Basic Food Basket (CBA) increased during 2022 a 103.8%while that of the Total Basic Basket (CBT) went up 100.3%.

The last month of the year the CBA raised 5% Therefore, a typical family made up of a couple with two children, needed $67,187 to buy the essential food, and not fall into destitution.

The agency also realized that the cost of the CBT, that in addition to the minimum food for subsistence includes clothing and some services, increased 4.5% last month, for which the same family group needed to have income for $152,515 so as not to fall below the poverty line.