• 24/07/2024 17:32

Income of Ukrainians: the study showed what percentage of citizens have to take out microloans “before salary”

ByJohn Newman

Mar 13, 2024

According to State Statistics Service data, by the end of 2023, the average salary in our country reached 17,442 hryvnia, becoming 18 percent higher than the average salary in 2022, taking into account the relatively low inflation is 5.1 percent, these funds are not enough for a decent standard of living.

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Income of Ukrainians: a study showed what percentage of citizens have to take out microloans “before their salary”

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About the fact that 13 percent of Ukrainians are forced to borrow, and 67 percent of them are forced to use services microcredit in order to resolve certain difficulties, that is, to simply allow oneself to live until the next salary is calculated, writes NBN, citing the results of a study provided by the Association of Ukrainian Banks and published by Mirror of the Week.

According to the President of the Association of Ukrainian Banks Andrey Dubas, the above factor lies in the fact that the war with the Russian Federation had a significant impact on the financial situation of every citizen, and microloans became the so-called “leverage of support” when force arises -major circumstances.

Dubas emphasized that official statistics regarding inflation are somewhat more “optimistic”, or ignore the financial situation of citizens who find themselves below the poverty line, that is, they do not include information about them in income accounting .

Earlier, we wrote that the National Bank updated the inflation forecast for 2024.


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