Study: Ukraine takes 1st place for lowest salaries in Europe


December 8, 2017 – FRN – 

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NRT24 – translated by Inessa Sinchougova 

The lowest average salary among all European countries is in Ukraine. 

All salaries are shown in euros. It is noted that the earnings of Ukrainians were the lowest in Europe due to significant inflation. And this is despite  that in June 2017, Ukrainian salaries grew by almost 19% compared to June 2016.

Ukrainians’ incomes are the lowest in Europe at only 190 euros / month. Even Moldova is ahead at 217 euros / month. These are followed by Azerbaijan – 232 euros, Armenia – 251 euros and Georgia – 293 euros.

Belarus is in sixth place with at 320 euros / month, and Russia in the eleventh – 474 euros / month.

The highest incomes are for Swiss residents – 4,421 thousand euros / month, Liechtenstein – 4,887 thousand euros / month and Monaco – 5,225 euros / month.

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