State statistics Committee reported, how have wages in Ukraine

In August 2017, compared with June, the average salary in Ukraine fell by 3.1% and made 7 of 114 USD. According to the State statistics service (gosstat).

At the same time, compared to August 2016, the average salary in Ukraine increased by 36.8%. In General, the current level of 2.2 times above the minimum wage level (3 200 UAH)

The highest average salary in August is traditionally recorded in Kiev – 11 073 UAH. In second place – Donetsk oblast, where the figure was 7 753 UAH. The lowest level was in Ternopil region, where the average salary was 5 503 USD per month.

Real wages in August 2017, compared to July decreased by 3%. In comparison with August-2016 real wages increased by 17.2%.

Recall, the Ukrainian government has announced what will be the new minimum wage from January 1, 2018 – 3 723 UAH. The corresponding figures already put in submitted to the Parliament the draft state budget. Earlier “Today” figured out how the increase in incomes affect the economy of Ukraine.