The average nominal salary of Ukrainians in January was 15% higher than the one they received in January 2020 and amounted to UAH 12,337, the State Statistics Service reported.
The average nominal salary of a full-time employee of enterprises, institutions and organizations in January was UAH 12,337, or 2.1 times higher than the minimum wage (UAH 6,000). Compared to December 2020, the average nominal salary shrank by 13%.
The highest average nominal salary in January was recorded in the sphere of financial and insurance activities (on average UAH 24,095, up by 20% YoY), the field of information and telecommunications (21,941 UAH, +22.3%) and in the field of professional, scientific and technical activities (UAH 16,602, +12.1%).
The lowest average nominal salary in January was recorded in the field of temporary accommodation and catering (UAH 6,647, -10.1%), construction (UAH 9,238, +0.8%), agriculture, forestry and fisheries (UAH 9,565, +12%).
According to the State Statistics Service, the average nominal salary in January 2020 was UAH 10,727 in Ukraine, or 16.3% more than in January 2019. (Ukrinform/Business World Magazine)