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Table 6 Biases by income level

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

Bias using share of food Bias using share of food at home
1996/97 2004/05 1996/97 2004/05
Mean 59.7% Mean 72.4% Mean 60.0% Mean 76.0%
SD 7.9 SD 11.0% SD 7.2% SD 7.2%
Minimun 78.8% Minimun 90.5% Minimun 71.6% Minimun 89.0%
Maximun 16.2% Maximun 39.1% Maximun 27.2% Maximun 51.4%
  1. Source Own elaboration based on expenditure surveys
Percentiles Percentiles Percentiles Percentiles
5 67.8% 5 87.2% 5 66.8% 5 86.1%
10 66.6% 10 85.2% 10 66.5% 10 84.7%
25 64.3% 25 81.5% 25 64.5% 25 81.9%
50 62.6% 50 74.3% 50 63.2% 50 76.8%
75 56.2% 75 64.7% 75 56.8% 75 71.0%
90 48.4% 90 57.8% 90 49.2% 90 66.7%
95 44.5% 95 51.8% 95 45.3% 95 62.4%
  1. Source Own elaboration based on expenditure surveys