The average salary in Kiev and a half times higher than in Ukraine

The average salary in Kyiv is UAH 10 thousand 568. This one and a half times higher than in average in Ukraine – UAH 6738.

In the first seven months of the year the average salary in the capital was 30.4% compared to the same period last year. These data led the first Deputy Chairman of Kyiv city state administration Gennady FPGA.

Consumer prices in Kiev rose to 108.5% compared to December 2016 (in Ukraine – 108,2%). Most expensive food (bread, fruit, vegetables increased in price by 16.8%, 63,8% and 78.5%, respectively), water – 23,4%, electricity for 28.1%, the maintenance of houses and house adjoining territories – 101,9%.

Recall that for 2018, the minimum wage in Ukraine will increase by 16.3% from the current 3.2 thousand UAH to UAH 3723. The average salary in Ukraine, according to forecasts of Ministry of economic development and trade, will amount to UAH 8629.