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HIGHEST LEVEL OF WAGES ARE IN KYIV, LOWEST IN CHERNIHIV, WAGES IN UKRAINE 13% UP IN JUNE

Real wages in Ukraine in June 2018 compared to June 2017 increased by 13%, compared to May 2018 by 4.8%, the State Statistics Service has reported. It said the average nominal wage of full-time employees in June 2018 compared to May 2018 rose by 4.8%, in annual terms by 24.2%, amounting to UAH 9,141, while in May it was UAH 8,725, in April some UAH 8,480, in March some UAH 8,382, in February some UAH 7,828, and in January UAH 7,711.
According to statistics, the largest growth in the average wage of full-time employees in June 2018 compared with June 2017 was observed in Zakarpattia (28.2%), Zhytomyr (27.4%), Dnipropetrovsk (27%), Poltava (26%), Vinnytsia and Zaporizhia (26.9%), Mykolaiv and Kirovohrad (25.8%), Volyn (25.6%), Ternopil (24.8%), Kyiv (24%), Khmelnytsky (23.7%), Lviv (23.6%), Cherkasy (23.5%), Ivano-Frankivsk (21.9%), Chernivtsi and Chernihiv regions and Kyiv (22.2%).
Wage growth in Donetsk and Luhansk regions (excluding part of the joint forces operation) was 20% and 33.4% respectively.
The highest level of wages in the past month was recorded in Kyiv at UAH 13,553, the lowest one in Chernihiv region at UAH 7,341.

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