Ukraine has again increased the debts under the salary

В Украине вновь выросли долги по зарплате

In Ukraine is steadily growing wage arrears

Almost half of the salary debts have to the Donbass.

In July 2017, the arrears of wages in Ukraine grew by 3% compared with June and amounted to almost 2.4 billion hryvnas, reported the State statistics service.

Of this amount, more than 1.3 billion hryvnias owed economically active enterprises. Debt increased by 5.5%.

Compared to July 2016, the debt grew by 21.6%, or $ 424 million.

The greatest amount of accumulated debt of the enterprises of Lugansk (21,9%), Donetsk (19,2%) and Kharkiv (10.4 percent) regions.

The least amount of debt, there are in Chernivtsi (0,08%), Transcarpathian (0,14%) and Zhytomyr (0,18%).

Data does not include the territory annexed the Crimea and parts of Donbas where the ATO.

As reported Корреспондент.netin April 2017 the debts on salary payment in Ukraine grew by 5.6% in comparison with March and on 1 may was 2 billion 185 million.

Earlier it was reported that during the year the average salary in Ukraine increased by 40% and amounted to 7360 UAH, that is twice the minimum.