Transcarpathia is among the five regions with the lowest wages
Transcarpathia is among the five regions of the country with the lowest wages. According to the State Statistics Committee, the average salary in Transcarpathian region for 9 months of this year amounts to 3,178 UAH. Lower wages are recorded in Chernihiv (3,161), Ternopil (2,874), Zhytomyr (3,102) and Volyn (3,115) regions. The average salary in the country is 4,012 UAH.
Compared to the same period last year, real wages of Transcarpathians has decreased by 23.5%. Meanwhile, since the beginning of the year, wage arrears have also increased in the region - from UAH 4.1 million in January to UAH 5.3 million in October.