The real wage in Ukraine in the I quarter of the current year decreased in comparison with the similar period 2008-го by 12,3%.
Such data were published by the State committee of statistics. Thus nominal earnings of citizens continue to grow, but they are eaten by remaining high rates of inflation. So, according to Goskomstat, the average salary in March made 1818 hryvnias against 1702 in similar month 2008-го. That is the gain of average "pay" for the specified period made 6,8% whereas growth of consumer prices exceeded 18%.
According to Goskomstat data, better than others in the conditions of financial crisis it is necessary inhabitants of the Nikolaev area. There in a year (in the I quarter 2008-го in comparison with the I quarter 2009-го) salaries grew on the average by 14,9%. Deprived inhabitants of the Dnepropetrovsk area most - in it average monthly salaries for the specified period grew by only 2%. However, the average salary in this region on - former remains to one of the highest - 1824 hryvnias a month.