Wages fell, however, there is a reason the state statistics service.
Compared to December it decreased by 12.1%. “Reducing charges in January to the previous month occurs annually and is caused by the fact that in December charges are lump sum payments: compensation by results of work for the year for years of service, compensation for unused vacation, etc.” – said in the state statistics.
Over the last 12 months (to January 2017), the nominal wage grew by 28.4%.
In comparison with December, real wages fell by 13.7% and compared to January 2017 – increased by 12.3%.
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