At this time, the Ukrainian Gosstat and the National Bank voiced the level of falling Ukraine's GDP. According to these departments, the level of decline in Ukrainian GDP at the end of the year 2015 reached an absolute record in all recent years and amounted to 8,9%. Inflation rose to 45,8%. Last year, the fall of the Ukrainian economy was recorded at 6,8%.
The average wage in Ukraine is one of the lowest in Europe. Informational portal "Today.ua" cites data from the State Statistics Service of Ukraine, who say that the average salary in Ukraine is 4096 UAH. At the official rate is about 12,5 thousand rubles. However, in the same State Statistics Service it is noted that in most regions of the country the average wage does not exceed 3 thousand hryvnia. So, in the Ternopil region, it amounted to 2910 UAH. (about 8,9 thousand rubles.), in the Chernivtsi region - 2955 UAH. (9050 rub.).
The Minsotspolitiki of Ukraine publishes a statement that the practice of taxing retirees "Square" with an additional tax (15%) will continue if their pension level exceeds the amount of 170 US dollars (about 12,3 thousand rubles.)
The head of the National Bank of Ukraine, Valeriy Gontareva, states that next year the Ukrainian economy will grow by 2%, and inflation will drop as much as 4,5 times. Whether citizens of Ukraine believe in these forecasts is a separate question ...