Traditionally good indicators on wages in regions where a lot of oil and little people. Photo: Alexander Mudrats / TASS
wage Growth in most regions, combined with the reduction of unemployment in them (unemployment has grown only in 12 regions).
it remains a Very significant gap in average wages across regions. The absolute leader is traditionally Chukotka (106,8 thousand). It seems that even amid the capital’s 94 thousand rubles is a lot, but this is not true – life in the Arctic is very expensive. So, on Chukotka the price of the fixed set of consumer goods and services amounted at the end of the year, almost 28 thousand rubles, while in Moscow – 23 thousand. Most of the residents, such as the Volga region, Moscow can only dream about salaries, but there is this with a fixed set of costs only 14 thousand rubles. In the North Caucasus, with an average salary in the district at 29.3 thousand rubles per month, the same market basket cost 15.2 thousand rubles. Very close on the same indicator, reflecting the cost of living, were Kaliningrad and Leningrad region (over 16 thousand). Average monthly salary the couple of regions differ very much: in the enclave, it is 34.4 thousand rubles, in the vicinity of St. Petersburg – 45.7 thousand. The average salary in the plains and mainly agricultural Altai Krai amounted to almost 28 thousand rubles per month at the cost of consumer basket at 14.6 thousand rubles. In the neighboring Altai mountain region average salary although higher – 32.9 thousand rubles a month, but basket value amounted to 16.3 thousand rubles.
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Traditionally good indicators on wages in regions where a lot of oil and few people, indicates head of the laboratory of problems of level and quality of life, Institute of socio-economic problems of population, Federal research center for sociological RAS Vyacheslav Bobkov. So, in the Tyumen region, excluding the oil-bearing districts, the average salary amounted to 48 thousand rubles, and in Ugra – 74.5 thousand, Yamal – 100 thousand.
In the Crimea and Sevastopol simultaneously rising rapidly and average wages, and unemployment. Crimea’s economy is primarily agricultural, and there wages are lower than in industry. Walking on the Peninsula of urbanization, on the one hand, releases of low income workers in the agricultural sector, on the other – those who went to work in the cities, give a strong increase in average wages, says Bobkov.