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BES: Annual inflation is 161.33 percent

The Bureau Workers’ Union (BES) has published the results of the ‘Public Workers’ Inflation Basket Survey’, which is calculated by taking into account the consumption frequency of public workers in inflation figures. According to the research results of BES, the CPI increased by 4.68 percent compared to the previous month and by 161.33 percent annually. Annual Food Inflation is; It was 228.64 percent.

BES research center (BES/AR) published the BES/CPI results for the August 2022 period of the ‘Public Workers’ Inflation Basket Survey’, which it calculates every month. The information provided by BES on the results of the research is as follows:

‘WAGES ARE OVER’

“Turkstat announced that in August 2022, CPI increased by 1.46 percent compared to the previous month and by 80.21 percent compared to the same month of the previous year. According to the results of the Office Workers’ Union Public Workers’ Inflation Basket Survey, the PPS CPI increased by 4.68 percent compared to the previous month and by 161.33 percent compared to the same month of the previous year. According to the calculations of TURKSTAT, the CPI figure for July-August 2022 remained only 3.14 points with 3.86 percent. According to the calculations of our union, the inflation of workers in the second half of 2022 was 14.94 percent. In other words, public workers suffered an inflation loss of 7.94 percent in their wages in the first two months of the second six months of 2022.

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