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Total wage arrears in Russia decreased by 12.8 percent or 378,8 million rubles. As of July 1 it amounted to 2.57 billion rubles. This is stated in the message on the website of Rosstat.
“Wage arrears by 1 July 2019 were in front of 41 thousand people,” — said in the message.
The majority (48 per cent) workers in manufacturing industries. Of the total amount of unpaid money for debts incurred in 2019, we have 862 million (33.6 per cent). The greatest debt was formed in the Central Federal district 640,6 million rubles, Moscow accounts for more than 274 million. Less this was in the Urals — 34,4 million roubles.
In may, as reported by the state statistics service, wage arrears in the country increased by 1.6 percent to 2.95 billion rubles.
In late April, the newspaper “Kommersant” with reference to survey data from Korn Ferry announced that most Russian companies plan to increase salaries during the year. Most salaries are expected to grow in the field of e-Commerce (11.6%), hi-tech (7.6 percent) and chemicals (6.5 percent) and lowest in mining (4.3 percent) and banking sector (5.4 per cent).
According to the labor Ministry, at the end of 2018, real wages adjusted for inflation grew by 6.8 percent. The Minister of labour Maxim Topilin said that it was the highest since 2012.
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