The highest level of salaries in the last month was recorded in Kiev.
Real wages in Ukraine in January 2018 increased by 12.3% compared with January 2017 and fell by 13.4% compared to the previous month, reported the State statistics service (SSS) on Wednesday.
According to the report, the average nominal wage of full-time employees in January-2018 decreased by 12.1% compared to December 2017, while in annual terms it increased by 28.4% to UAH 7711 (in December it amounted to UAH 8777 in November – 7479 UAH, in October – 7377 UAH in September – 7351 UAH, in August – 7114 grn).
According to statedata, the largest increase in average wages of full-time employees in January-2018 compared with Jan-2017 was observed in Dnipropetrovsk (32.7%), Vinnytsia (by 32.4%), Kyiv (32.2%), Zhytomyr (by 31.9%), Transcarpathian (31%), Lviv (by 29.4%), Zaporizhzhya (28.3%), Odessa (27.6%), Poltava (30.6%), Chernihiv (by 28.2%), Ivano-Frankivsk (27.7%), Cherkasy (27.0%), Kharkiv (26.9%), Kirovohrad (26.5%), Ternopil (by 26.4%), Sumy (25.6%), Chernivtsi and Volyn (25.4%), Khmelnytskyi (by 24.8%), Kherson (by 24.6%), Rivne (23.8%) regions and Kyiv (25.6%).
In the Donetsk and Lugansk regions (excluding part of the area of the ATO) wage growth were 29.0% and 19.0%, respectively.
The highest level of salaries in the last month recorded in Kiev -11668 UAH, the lowest – in Ternopil region – UAH 5865.
In January-2018 compared with Jan-2017 salary increased at the enterprises of transport, warehousing, post and courier activities (45.8%), government administration and defence, compulsory social insurance (45.5%), financial and insurance activities (37%), agriculture, forestry and fisheries (29.5%), industry (27.5%), in the field of wholesale and retail trade, repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles (26.6%), activities administrative and support services (28.2%), in professional, scientific and technical activities (26%), operations with real estate (23.4%), construction (24.6 per cent) in the arts, sports, entertainment, and recreation (22.2%), healthcare and social assistance (18.5%), in the field of temporary accommodation and food (20.2%); information and telecommunications (20%).
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