Budget-2017: Ukrainian Government to raise minimum wages
It is expected that minimum wage will reach 68.56 USD by the end of the next year
Cabinet of Ministers suggests raising the minimum wage in Ukraine three times during the next year. This is contained in the draft budget 2017, published on the official web-site of the Verkhovna Rada.
Specifically, the minimum monthly wage may be set at $62.25 on January 1, $65.53 since May 1 and $68,56 since December 1. As for hourly wages – it may raise from $0.38 to $0.41 by the end of 2017.
Apart from that cost of living level may also be raised three times during the next year. Thus it may reach almost $66.15.
The cost of living for children under 6 years old may reach $58.05; for children of 6 – 18 years old – almost $72.37.
The cost of living for employable persons may go up to $68.56.
As it was reported earlier, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine offered to spend more than 9 million dollars on the Ministry of Information Policy in 2017.
*The numbers are calculated based on the official currency exchange rate as of September, 19, which according to http://finance.ua/ makes 25.7 UAH per 1 USD.
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