The Cabinet promises an average salary of 11 thousand, but not soon

Кабмин обещает среднюю зарплату 11 тыс, но нескоро

Such indicators the government hopes to achieve by reforming the pension system.

The Minister of social policy of Ukraine Andriy Reva said that it expects the average wage in Ukraine is 11 thousand hryvnia in 2021, the press service of the Ministry of social policy.

According to Reva, immediately after the adoption of the pension reform will begin debate on the introduction of a second accumulative level of the pension system.

“We objectively assess the economic situation, and I hope that the introduction of the second pillar of the pension system, it is possible to start in 2021. In 2021, equal retirement age for men and women. According to our forecasts, by that time, the average salary should grow to 11 thousand hryvnia. And under favorable conditions, perhaps, and more”, – said the Minister.

The start of the implementation of the funded pillar will depend on how successful the country will be resolved the relevant problems, we are talking in particular about the pace of legalization of the economy.

“It is clear that after the growth of wages in Ukraine – and this is in the plans and calculations of the government will increase payments to the budget, after that you can enter a cumulative level. After all, high wages, these payments will not be as noticeable to people, and then there will be no reason to shy away from paying mandatory contributions”, – stated in the message.

The Ministry of social policy noted that in a solidary system transfers all the necessary funds committed by the employer, and in the cumulative – each person pays for himself with his salary.

Today, according to the Cabinet, the average salary in Ukraine exceeded 7 thousand hryvnias.

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