In April, decreased the average wages of Ukrainians – state statistics service

В апреле снизилась средняя зарплата украинцев, - Госстат

In Ukraine the average salary in April of this year amounted to 4 thousand 895 USD, which is 0.5% less than in March. It is reported by the state statistics service.

Average salary of Ukrainians in March was 4 920 thousand UAH. Thus, during the month the salary was reduced by 25 USD. Compared to April, 2015. the average salary increased by 22.4%.

The highest average wages are traditionally recorded in the workers of the aviation industry – an average of 20 thousand USD 803 per worker. In second place are the financiers and insurance agents – 10 thousand UAH 237.

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Employees of information and telecommunication industries gained an average of 9 thousand UAH 499. Workers the average salary was 5 thousand UAH 361, technicians and scientists – 491 7 thousand UAH.

Low wage workers and mail couriers – 2 716 thousand UAH. The average salary in agriculture is 3 thousand 826 USD.

By region the highest average salaries are traditionally in Kiev is 8 UAH 228 thousand, in second place-Donetsk oblast – 6 thousand 121 USD. The lowest average wages in the Ternopil and Chernivtsi regions – 3 442 thousand and USD 3 571 thousand UAH respectively.

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The Department stressed that the data are presented excluding the temporarily occupied territory of Crimea, Sevastopol and the Donbas.

Recall that inflation in April rose to 3.5%.