Eastern Ukraine delayed wages all the more

Востоку Украины задерживают зарплаты больше всех

Most accumulated debts on a salary in the Luhansk region

Lugansk, Donetsk and Kharkiv oblast were the leaders in wage arrears in Ukraine. In General debts under the salary before the Ukrainians reached 2.36 billion UAH.

At the beginning of the year, most of wage arrears accumulated in Lugansk, Donetsk and Kharkiv regions. This was reported on the official website of the State statistics service.

“As of 1 January 2018 the largest arrears of wages was recorded in Luhansk (556 976 UAH), Donetsk (453 421 UAH) and Kharkiv (224 542 UAH)”, — stated in the message.

Overall, the total amount of arrears of wages amounted to 2.36 billion UAH, of it of 1.27 billion was accounted for by economically active enterprises.

The debt to employees of economically active enterprises in December 2017 decreased by 12.7%.

“At the beginning of January 2018 more than three-quarters of the amount of the debt of economically active enterprises accounted for the industry (79,9%). Almost half of the debt formed in the Donetsk (29,8%) and Luhansk (17,3%) regions”, – said in the state statistics.

Recall that the total arrears of wages in Ukraine in November 2017 rose 5.1% since the beginning of the year – 44,2% and by 1 December reached 2,582 billion.