Real — post inflation — wages in May were 14.1% higher than one year ago
Thursday, June 28, 2018

Real — post inflation — wages in May were 14.1% higher than one year ago

Real — post inflation — wages in May were 14.1% higher than one year ago, reports the State Statistics Service. The average monthly wage last month was the hryvnia equivalent of $335. Employers are trying to compete with the lure of migration to Poland, where salaries are generally four times higher than in Ukraine — for the same work. Without accounting for inflation, about 12% over the last year – regional growth rates were: Donetsk 31.3%, Luhansk 30.9%, Zaporozhye 30.7%, Dnepropetrovsk 29.7%, Zhytomyr 29.4%, Zakarpattia 29 %, Chernihiv 28.7%, Vinnytsia 28.6%, Ternopil 28.4%, Chernivtsi 28.2%, Volyn 28.1%, Ivano-Frankivsk and Poltava by 28.0%, Kiev and Sumy by 27.6%, Lviv 26.1% and Kiev 25.8%.

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