The nominal average monthly salary of one permanent member of staff occupied in economy of area (without hired employees of statistically small enterprises and taken from natural persons - businessmen), in January, 2009 made 1559 UAH, and for 13,8% exceeded an indicator of January of last year.
In conditions financially - an economic crisis in area in January, 2009 in comparison with December the increase in number of workers who were in holiday with permission and at the initiative of administration for 2,8% is recorded. Their number made 15,7 thousand people, or 6,3% of total number working in area economy. About it reports GU of statistics of the Nikolaev area.
Also for 22,4%, in comparison with December, 2008, the number of people which worked in a mode of shortened working hours (week) increased. Their number in January made 22,4 thousand people, or 8,9% of total number of workers.
Real wage level (taking into account a consumer price index on goods and services) in January, 2009, in comparison with the corresponding period of last year, decreased by 7,3%.