Back to school 2020: a higher cost for families

Back to school 2020: a higher cost for families

According to the Trade Union Confederation of Families, the cost of the start of the new school year has increased by 6.2% on average compared to last year.

Back to school 2020: a higher cost for families

This back to school 2020 will be more expensive for families. According to the Trade Union Confederation of Families, the cost of the return to school for families increased by 6.2% on average compared to last year. “This increase is notably linked to the coronavirus. During the lockdown, there was more homework, so more digital equipment needed“, Explains Julien Duponchel on the set of the 13 Hours of France 2.

177.28 euros for a CP student

New habits that are kept for the start of the school year. This therefore inflates the bill for parents. “Among the biggest increases, the start of the school year for a first year student. The cost this year is 177.28 euros, or 11.41% more over one year. In detail, it takes 109.09 euros for school supplies, 36.77 euros for sportswear and 31.42 euros for ancillary costs such as the class photo and insurance“, Concludes the journalist from France Télévisions.