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Table 1 Demographics

From: An estimation of CPI biases in Argentina 1985–2005 and its implications on real income growth and income distribution

  EGH 85/86 ENGH 96/97 ENGH 04/05
Mean S. D. Minimun Maximun Mean S. D. Minimun Maximun Mean S. D. Minimun Maximun
Share of food 0.45 0.17 0.01 1.00 0.40 0.17 0.01 1.00 0.31 0.14 0.00 0.95
Relative price of food and non-food 1.09 0.20 0.52 1.69 1.06 0.03 0.95 1.17 1.17 0.06 0.99 1.39
Household expenditure 1601.0 1334.7 100.9 13,929.3 1011.6 947.5 2.2 12,792.5 1375.9 1196.9 52.1 15,337.8
Household income 1657.6 1447.4 0.0 23,933.0 1202.4 1118.6 0.0 14,980.3 1490.2 1521.9 0.0 29,779.5
Household size 3.58 1.70 1 13 3.46 1.96 1 17 2.61 1.46 1 12
Percentage of pop. in Capital Federal (%) 35 48 0 100 30 46 0 100 100 0 100 100
% of members ages 0–4 0.08 0.14 0% 67% 6% 12% 0% 67% 4% 11% 0% 67%
% of members ages 5–9 0.08 0.14 0% 67% 6% 12% 0% 67% 4% 11% 0% 67%
% of members ages 10–15 0.07 0.13 0% 75% 6% 12% 0% 75% 4% 10% 0% 75%
% of members ages 15–19 0.06 0.13 0% 75% 7% 14% 0% 100% 4% 12% 0% 100%
Male head (%) 83 38 0 100 74 44 0 100 64 48 0 100
Spouse present (%) 78 42 0 100 68 47 0 100 55 50 0 100
Head has a job (%) 75 43 0 100 65 48 0 100 72 45 0 100
Spouse has a job (%) 24 43 0 100 24 43 0 100 30 46 0 100
Head and spouse have both a job (%) 22 41 0 100 19 39 0 100 28 45 0 100
Owner occupied (%) 75 43 0 100 71 45 0 100 61 49 0 100
Free housing occupied (%) 11 31 0 100 15 36 0 100 11 31 0 100
Observations 2703 4867 2814
Weighted sample 2,885,720 3,224,364 1,127,851
  1. Source Own elaboration based on expenditure surveys