Nominal average earnings in the country has decreased, but still twice the “minimal”; real wages also dipped.
In April 2017, real wages in Ukraine on a monthly basis, that is, compared with March fell by 2.3%. This is evidenced by official statistics.
At the same time, in annual terms, compared to April 2016 – real wages rose by an average of 20.7%.
The nominal average salary in Ukraine amounted to in April 6 659 UAH with a minimum salary of 3,200 hryvnia. It is also less than it was in March:
We will remind, in March the government of Ukraine declared the growth of wages in the country finally got ahead of rising prices.
At the same time, the results of the survey “Rating”, saying that Ukrainians barely make ends meet, but the UN does estimate that 60% of Ukrainians are below the poverty line.
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