71% of Peruvians do not have enough income to buy their food

This response was concentrated mainly in socioeconomic sectors E (82.1 %), D (76.6 %) and C (70.7 %), the most disadvantaged in the country, and in rural areas (81.5 %)

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - For 71% of Peruvians, their income is not enough to buy food and necessities, a reality burdened by the rise in inflation at the national level, which has increased by 5.12% so far this year, according to a study carried out by Datum, a polling company.

According to the survey, the income of more than 7 out of 10 Peruvians is insufficient to afford the food and beverages, which until September rose 7.16%, according to the latest report of the National Institute of Statistics and Informatics (INEI).

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