On October 9 mailers of the whole world celebrate the professional holiday. This day, the World postal union which member is also Ukraine was formed 135 years ago.
Specially by the World day of mail the Head department of statistics in the Nikolaev area summed up the results of work of this structure.
Every month mail carriers deliver to inhabitants of area on the average about one million copies of periodic printing editions (newspapers, magazines), 400 thousand letters, cards, parcels post and 200 thousand postal orders and pension payments.
The international departures make nearly 23 thousand copies of letters, cards, parcels post and 200 parcels, reports statistics management.
Financially - the economic crisis negatively influenced activity of the enterprises of mail.In eight months of this year the income of a mail service was reduced against the similar period of last year by 14,9% (in the comparable prices) and made 27 million 400 thousand hryvnias.
Thus the income from the post services provided to the enterprises and the organizations, was reduced by 12,3%, to the population - for 24,2%.
The mail service on the volume of gained income among other types of communication takes the fourth place after mobile and telephone city and long-distance.
The number of workers of mail in the Nikolaev area makes2 700 people, overwhelmingthe majority working (88%) - women. Unfortunately, level of payment of their work though nominally also I grew this year by 29%, nevertheless remains very low. Withrednemesyachny salaryone permanent member of staff of a mail service in January - August, 2009I made 957 hryvniasthat half it is less, than on the average on the region.