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Ufa is among most prosperous million-plus cities


UFA, 8 October 2018. /Bashinform News Agency, Galina Bakhshieva/ translated by Tatiana Aksyutina/.

In Russia, the cities with the highest and lowest salaries were named. According to the RIA Novosti survey, the highest wages were recorded in Moscow, Salekhard, Surgut, Khanty-Mansiysk, and Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.

Experts point out that a significant wage difference in some regions of Russia is a long-known problem, the ratio of average wages in the 100 largest cities of Russia and the cost of a standard consumer kit was calculated while compiling the rating.

The values range from 1.32 to 3.58, that is, the real level of average wages among leaders and outsiders differs by about 2.7 times.

The leaders

The average net salary in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk for the first six months was 81.7 thousand rubles. For this amount, you can buy 3.58 fixed sets of goods and services.

Salekhard showed a result closed to it — 3.55. Surgut (3.2) and Khanty-Mansiysk (3.09) took the third and fourth places.

Moscow is in the fifth line of the rating, where the ratio of salary to the cost of a standard set is 2.97. This is noticeably less than in the first four but much more than the national average.

According to experts, in St. Petersburg you can buy 2.44 fixed sets of goods and services for one average salary.

In Krasnoyarsk and Kazan, this figure is 2.4 and 2.28, respectively.

In Yekaterinburg, you can buy 2.25 fixed sets of goods and services for one average salary, in Ufa — 2.21, in Chelyabinsk — 2.16.


The lowest salaries are recorded in the city of Shakhty, Rostov Region, Sevastopol, Nalchik, Makhachkala, and Cherkessk. In the city of Shakhty, the ratio of salary to a fixed set of goods and services was 1.32.

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