Belarus raises average per capita subsistence budget by 3.78%
Published : Tuesday, 4 August, 2020 at 4:50 PM Count : 187
The average per capita subsistence budget in Belarus for the period increased from August 1 to October 31, 2020 by 3.78% to Br256.1 ($106.25 at the rate of the National Bank of Belarus), as per resolution No.67 of the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of Belarus of July 22, 2020, the ministry reports.
The subsistence budget for the working-age population increased by 3.47% to Br285.04 ($118.26 1); pensioners – 3.57% to Br193.92 ($80.455); university students – 3.97% to Br246.72 ($102.36); children under the age of three – 1.16% to Br160.79 ($66.71); children aged three to six – 3.15% to Br224.7 ($93.22); children aged six to 18 – 3.5% to Br274.48 ($113.88 dollars).
Wage premiums and allowances of the social protection system and some welfare payments based on the size of the subsistence budget will automatically increase by 3.78% from August 1, said a press release issued by embassy of Belarus in India.
This applies to welfare payments to families with children, social pensions, extra payments to pensioners aged 75 and over, allowances for care of persons assigned to the 1st disability group, persons who have attained 80 years of age, and allowances and pensions for some categories of pensioners.
Resolution No.68 of the Ministry of Labour of July 22, 2020 sets the minimum consumer budgets in average prices of June 2020 per month from August 1 to October 31, 2020.
The standard for the working-age population increased by 1.63% to Br522.13 ($216.62); pensioners – 1.54% to Br404.52 ($167.83); children under the age of three – 1.25% to Br344.25 ($142.82); children aged three to six – 2.91% to Br447.3 ($185.58); children aged six to eighteen – 1.7% to Br449.28 ($186.4); a family of four – 1.74% to Br413.1 ($171.39) per each family member; a young family of three – 2.08% to Br446.97 ($185.44). End (Br2.4103/$1).