Real wages in Ukraine grew by almost 20%

Реальная зарплата в Украине выросла почти на 20%

The Ukrainians began to make more money

The highest level of salaries in the month of June was recorded in Kiev – more than 11tysyach hryvnia.

Real wages in Ukraine in June 2017 rose by 18.9% compared with June 2016 and 5.8% compared with may-2017, reported the State statistics service (gosstat).

According to the Agency, the average nominal wage of full-time employees in June compared to may 2017 increased by 7.6%, in annual terms – by 37.9% to 7360 UAH, while in may – 6840 UAH, April – 6659 UAH, March – 6752 UAH, in February – UAH 6209, January – 6008 UAH.

The largest increase in average wages of full-time employees in June compared to June of 2016 was seen in Ternopil (by 49.9%), Kherson (48.4%), Chernivtsi (by 47.9%), Poltava (47.8%), Vinnytsia (by 46.9%), Ivano-Frankivsk (46.7%), Zakarpattia (by 46.3%), Khmelnytskyi (45.3 per cent) areas.

In the Donetsk and Lugansk regions (excluding part of the area of the ATO) wage growth was 35.8% and 27.9%, respectively, in Kiev – 29,7%.

The highest level of salaries in the last month recorded in Kiev – 11091 UAH, the lowest – in Kirovohrad region – 5938 UAH.

As reported Корреспондент.netthe Cabinet promises an average salary of 11 thousand hryvnias, but it will happen soon – in 2021. This information was announced by the Minister of social policy of Ukraine Andriy Reva.

We will remind, the President Petro Poroshenko instructed the government in the autumn to raise pensions and to cancel the taxation.

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