Arrears of wages go up nearly 8% in Sverdlovsk Region

19 August 2013 (09:18)

August 19, 2013. As of August 1, 2013, the total arrears of wages among businesses outside the SME sector was 2.526bn RUR, which was 11m RUR, or 0.4% more than on July 1, 2013, Rosstat (the Federal State Statistics Service) reports.

The arrears of wages grew by 1.6 times or 63% since the beginning of the year (the figure stood at 1.56bn RUR on January 1, 2013).

As for Ural Federal District, the arrears of wages here amounted to 11.5m RUR as of August 1, 2013. This is 7.4% more than a month earlier.

Sverdlovsk Region currently owns 1.2m RUR to the locally employed workers, which is up 7.7% on last month.

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