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August 6, 2019

Mexico | Evolution of poverty and income distribution

Between 2008 and 2018, poverty in Mexico decreased from 44.4% to 41.9%, but increased in absolute terms, from 49.5 to 52.4 million people. In equity of income, measured by the Gini coefficient, Mexico would move from place 136 to 122 of a total of 164 countries, advancing 14 positions.

August 1, 2019

Mexico | There are 1.65 million households that receive remittances, 4.7% of the total

27% of remittances-receiving households are in the two lower income deciles, and 12.7% in the two upper deciles. Households that received remittances have a consumption pattern very similar to the national average. 36.0% of the expenditure went to food, beverages and tobacco, and 18.6% in transportation and communication.

April 29, 2019

Colombia | Colombian consumer profile

A profile of the Colombian consumer was created by analyzing different variables that determine their consumption decisions, such as: age, sex, income, household size, source of income, form and place of payment, purchasing power and consumption habits.

February 22, 2019

Colombia | A lot of work needed around subsidies

The legislative framework for the Duque government's development plan currently being debated by the Colombian Congress includes a proposal to alter the allocation of energy subsidies to strata 1, 2 and 3 of the population. This has caused a great deal of controversy both within and outside of government.