Ukrainians for the year poorer by $ 18 billion

Украинцы за год обеднели на 18 миллиардов

Ukrainians have spent savings of 18 billion

The nominal income of the population increased.

State statistics published the index of real wages in Ukraine. where reports that the savings of Ukrainians in 2016 dropped 18.4 billion.

According to the data, nominal incomes of population during this period increased by 15.4%, and disposable income, which can be used to purchase goods and services – by 14.2%.

The Department also reported that real disposable incomes are defined taking into account the price factor, in 2016, compared to the same period in 2015, increased by 0.3%.

Disposable income per capita last year amounted to 35.6 thousand UAH, which is 4.5 thousand UAH more than in 2015.

Expenditure for the reporting period increased by 17.3%.

Earlier, the state statistics service reported a fall in the average wage.

Wage arrears reached two billion hryvnia