The average wage in Ukraine is 6 thousand UAH , said the Vice-Prime Minister Pavlo Rozenko.

“The average salary across Ukraine for four months of this year increased by almost 40% compared to the same period last year and now stands at 6 thousand UAH”, – he said during a conference call on Thursday in Kiev.

This P. Rozenko noted that real wages adjusted for inflation increased by 20%.

At the same time Vice-Prime Minister reported that from January 2017 200 thousand people decrease in the number of recipients of the minimum wage in the sum of 3,2 thousand UAH.

As reported with reference to the press service of the Ministry of social policy of Ukraine until the beginning of 2018, is expected to increase average salaries by 38% – to 7,1 thousand UAH .