Wage inequality: how men in Ukraine earn more than women

In Ukraine in the first half of 2017, the average monthly wage of men exceeded women’s wages by 26.6%. According to the State statistics service (gosstat).

For the first half of the average monthly salary of regular workers – men in Ukraine amounted to UAH 7779, while the average monthly salary of regular workers – were women 6243 grn.


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State statistics service notes that the highest salaries in Ukraine – in the field of financial and insurance activities. There, the men earn an average of 16 469 UAH, women – 10 UAH 846.

The lowest level of wages in the sphere of temporary accommodation and nutrition: men – 5254 UAH, women – 4736 UAH.


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State statistics service data results are presented excluding the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol, as well as part of the zone of the ATO.