Mexico views on necsssities

ItemPercentage seeing item as 'very necessary' or 'necessary'
To have a fridge94%
To have a pension for old age93%
To have life insurance 87%
To have a tv87%
To have telephone86%
To be entitled for a housing credit granted by public institution 85%
To have retirement savings, system of retirement savings84%
To have a boiler or water heater73%
To be entiteld to a nursery or day care centre for child69%
To go for walks at least once a month60%
To have a computer61%
To have fan 55%
To celebrate people's birthday 47%
To have a microwave47%
To have a dvd player41%
To have a heating system 32%
To have time for going out with friends30%
To have climate air conditioning30%

Table showing % seeing item as 'very necessary' or 'necessary' from Mexico EDUMP survey 2007. From workings by Yedith Betzabé Guillén Fernández in his phd thesis 'A comparative study between UK and Mexico'