Average wage in Ukraine goes up by almost 40 percent in October

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The average nominal wage of a full-time employee in Ukraine in October 2017 increased by 0.4 percent from September 2017 and by 37.9 percent from October 2016, to 7,377 hryvnia (about $274.5)

This is evidenced by the State Statistics Service of Ukraine, Censor.NET reports citing UNIAN.

The real wages in October 2017 decreased by 0.8 percent compared to September 2017, but increased by 19.9 percent compared to October 2016.

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As reported, the minimum wage in Ukraine more than doubled from January 1, 2017, to 3,200 hryvnia (about $119 at the current forex rate) per capita. The average nominal wage of a full-time employee in Ukraine in September 2017 increased by 3.3 percent from August 2017 and grew by 37.2 percent from September 2016, to 7,351 hryvnia (US$274.6). Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Hroisman earlier announced that the average wages in Ukraine would be 10,000 hryvnia ($372.2) per capita per month in the medium-term outlook.

According to statistics, the largest increase in the average wage of full-time employees in October 2017 compared with October 2016 was observed in Ternopil (54 percent), Chernivtsi (51.4 percent), Kirovohrad (48.9 percent), Zakarpattia (48.6 percent), Khmelnytskyi (48.4 percent), Kherson (47%), Vinnytsia and Cherkasy (46.9 percent), Sumy and Zhytomyr (46.7 percent), Ivano-Frankivsk (45.3 percent), Volyn (45.2 percent), Chernihiv (44.9 percent), Lviv (44.1 percent), Poltava (43.3 percent), Kharkiv (42.2 percent) regions and Kyiv City (30.9 percent).

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The growth of wages in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions (excluding the ATO zone) was 20.8 percent and 22.4 percent respectively.

The highest level of wages in the past month was recorded in Kyiv at 11,454 hryvnia, the lowest one in Chernivtsi region at 5,772 hryvnia.
Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n464436