Salaries stopped growing


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Experts HeadHunter have found that in the first half of 2018, the wage growth in the private sector in Moscow and St. Petersburg stopped. It is reported by RBC with reference to the review.

Thus, the aggregate income of workers in Moscow and Moscow region showed zero dynamics, and in St.-Petersburg and Leningrad region it is decreased by 2 percent. In other regions there was a slight increase.

According to the head of the Department of analytical business solutions HeadHunter Natalia Datenoj this is atypical for the market and can be associated with the stabilization of the economy and seasonality.

The maximum increase of the salaries noted in the North Caucasus Federal district 13%, in the Central and North-West it amounted to 7 percent, in the Siberian — 6 percent, in the Volga — 5 percent in the South to 4 per cent.

According to Rosstat, the nominal wages of Russians in the first half increased by 11.5%, and real by 9 percent. The discrepancy in figures is due to the fact that the HeadHunter does not take into account salaries in the public sector.

Earlier, the Minister of labour and social protection Maxim Topilin said that from the beginning of 2018, the real incomes of Russians grow at an unprecedented rate, this was not since the beginning of 2000-ies. This trend Minister associated with a decrease in the active population.

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