The large amount that a family must spend per month to pay for electricity, gas, transportation and water in the AMBA

A family destined almost $120,000 during May to pay the rates of light, gas and water in the Metropolitan Area of ​​Buenos Aires (AMBA), according to a report from the IIEP Rates and Subsidies Observatory carried out by UBA-Conicet. This budget also includes travel in public transport.

In April, those expenses were equivalent to about $102,000. Thus, the basket of public services increased 15.6% compared to the previous month and 295% since Decemberaccording to the IIEP Rates and Subsidies Observatory carried out by UBA-Conicet.

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In May, an average household needed $118,825 to cover your energy, transportation and drinking water needs at home. The work showed that the The greatest increase was applied to natural gaswith a 893% increase compared to the last month of 2023.

In second place was transportation, with an increase in the tariff schedule of the 410% so far this year; he followed he water with a variation of 209% and finally, the electric power with an increase of 124%.

In May, a family required $88,725 more than in December to cover the basket of public services (Photo: IIEP Rates and Subsidies Observatory)

“With these values, in May, the basket of public services of the AMBA occupies 14% of the average registered salary of the monthwhile the most important weight within the services is occupied by spending on transport“, indicated from the IIEP Rates and Subsidies Observatory.

The survey also reflected that real subsidies fell 40.8% compared to the first quarter last year. At April values, subsidies accumulate $11 billion in the last twelve months, which represents “a real drop of 20%.”

How much money did a family need to cover fees in May

A home average needed $118,825 to cover paying electricity, water, gas and public transportation rates in the City and Greater Buenos Aires. According to the report, the basket of public services is increased 295% from December to March and the values ​​of the energy rates and transportation are the following:

  • Gas rate: $29,364 average.
  • electricity rate: $27,924 average
  • Water rate: $20,631 average.
  • Bus ticket: $270 in AMBA and $666 in the provinces

An average household needed $118,825 to cover paying electricity, water, gas and public transportation rates. (Photo: NA / Marcelo Capece)

According to the report, the increase in spending on public services reached 15.6% compared to April. The increase is explained by higher consumption of natural gas and electrical energy.

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Basket of public services: what impact does the average recorded salary have?

The survey indicated that the basket of public services of the AMBA occupies 14% of the average registered salary of May. Next, the representation of the workers’ salary against the energy, water and bus rates.

  • Transport: 3. 4% of the average recorded salary;
  • Natural gas: 25%
  • Electric power: 24%
  • Water: 17%
The survey indicated that the AMBA public services basket occupies 14% of the average salary recorded in March. (Photo: IIEP Rates and Subsidies Observatory)

The survey indicated that the AMBA public services basket occupies 14% of the average salary recorded in March. (Photo: IIEP Rates and Subsidies Observatory)

The increase in the basket of public services from December 2023

The monthly report of the IIEP Rates and Subsidies Observatory carried out by UBA-Conicet showed that the cost of the total basket increased 295% compared to December 2023. The increase is explained by the adjustment of transportation rates during January and February; electrical energy in February and water and natural gas in April.

In the breakdown by service, the natural gas It was the service that increased the most compared to the last month of 2023. Below, the increase in each service during the December-May period.

  • Natural gas: 893%
  • Transport: 410%
  • Water: 209%
  • Light: 124%
  • Basket increase: 295%.

Thus, in May a family required $88,725 more than in December to cover the basket of public services.

 
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