Azerbaijan ups cost of living, need criterion

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26 December 2016

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on Monday signed an order on application of the law dated 16 Dec.2016 on the limit of the 2017 need criterion in Azerbaijan, APA reported.


For the purpose of determining targeting social assistance, the 2017 need criterion limit has been set AZN 116.


The law will enter into force on 1 January 2017.


With a separate presidential order, the 2017 cost of living has been set AZN 155 countrywide, AZN 164.5 for working-age population, AZN 130.2 for pensioners, and AZN 136.6 for children.