Ukrainians recognized as the poorest nation in Eastern Europe region

Source : 112 Ukraine

Ukraine is reaching values as low as $1,437 wealth per capita
19:57, 20 October 2015

Credit Suisse recently published a study comparing the wealth of an average adult in different countries and presented a really stunning differences. As it came to light, the "poorest" region is Eastern Europe. Nations are reaching values as low as $1,437 for Ukraine, $1,551 for Belarus, and $3,104 for Moldova.

Jakub Marian

Switzerland leads the chart with staggering 567,000 dollars, and the only other European nations with values over 300,000 are Iceland, Norway, United Kingdom, Sweden, and Luxembourg. 

According to Ukraine's State Statistics Service, the average salary in June 2015 was $191, which is 6.4% more compared to May of the same year. Compared with June 2014, the average wages per month increased by 19.4%. The highest average wage of workers has traditionally recorded in the aviation industry - an average of $852, financiers and insurance agents - $392. 

Employees of information media and telecommunications industries get $311. Transport industry employees’ wages per month is $250, technicians and scientists - $300. Agrarians get $136 per month. The lowest wages per month get of postal workers and couriers $92.  The highest average salary people get in Kyiv and Kyiv region - $307, Donetsk region is on the second place - $230. The lowest average wage in Kherson and Ternopil regions, nearly $145 per month.

Related: Ukrainian wages increased for 19.4% compared to last year

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