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Saturday, October 22, 2016

Medvedev raised the living wage to 9956 rubles

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree on increasing the minimum subsistence level in Russia as a whole. Now he is 9956 rubles per capita.

photo: Gennady Cherkasov

In the second quarter of this year, the Russian authorities have established a living wage at the level 9956 rubles, follows from the document published on the official portal of legal information. Compared with the first quarter it grew by 180 rubles

It is noted that for the working population the figure was 10722 ruble, for pensioners – 8163 rubles, for children – 9861 ruble.

As for Moscow, the capital, the subsistence minimum increased by 341 ruble: 15041 ruble to 15382 rubles. The corresponding decree of the city government was signed by mayor Sergei Sobyanin, said TASS.

For able-bodied population of Moscow, the subsistence minimum was 17561 ruble, for the capital’s pensioners — 10883 rubles and for children — 13259.

Under current law, the subsistence minimum for a particular quarter is calculated on the basis of the consumer basket, the data of Rosstat on level of consumer prices on food, and the price indices of food, nonfood goods and services.

In General, it is used in the development and implementation of Federal social programs, minimum wage, size of scholarships, grants and other social payments, as well as for the formation of the Federal budget.

People write about the increase in the subsistence minimum for 180 rubles, as all of them these 180 rubles someone to the salary increase.

— Konstantin Lvovich (@Sector_KL) 8 September 2016.


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