May 19, 2013
Use of public services climbs 6.8%
The use of public services gained 6.8 percent in October compared to the volume registered during the same month last year, according to the Indec national statistics bureau.
The services have also climbed 3.3 percent against the same month, the official report continued.
During the first ten months of the year, the sector has accumulated a 7.6 percent increase.
The Public Services Synthetic Index was headed by the telephone services, which has advanced 12.1 percent in October, year-on-year. Meanwhile, the electricity, gas and water sector has climbed 4.2 percent, tolls 1.1 percent and passengers transport, 0.3 percent.