The Finance Ministry has predicted an average salary of Ukrainians

Минфин спрогнозировал среднюю зарплату украинцев

Ukrainians promise an average salary higher than 10 thousand hryvnias this year

Last year the average salary has grown to 8700 hryvnia, and this year will be about 10130 UAH.

In 2019, the average monthly salary of Ukrainians will be 10 thousand 129 UAH. This is evidenced by Macroeconomic review and forecast of the Ministry of Finance.

“The average monthly salary of employees (gross) in UAH UAH 10129 will be in 2019, 11 451 – in 2020, 12 835 – in 2021,” reads the message.

Last year the figure was 8 713 thousand hryvnia.

Thus, the nominal, adjusted for the consumer price index, the average salary will grow by 6.9% in 2019 compared to the 2018 6.0% in 2020, to 6.2 percent in 2021. For comparison, last year wage growth was 11%.

According to the forecast of the Ministry of Finance, the level of unemployment in the country will decline from the current 9.3% to 8.3% in 2021.

Earlier, Prime Minister Vladimir Groisman said that by the end of 2019, the average wage in Ukraine exceeds 10.5 thousand.

From 1 January the minimum wage increased to 4,173 USD.

 

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