13 September 2011, Tuesday, 11:50

The average salary in Ufa amounts to almost 24 thousand rubles

author: Eugene Rakhimkulov

For the last eight months 2011 the average salary in Ufa made up 23800 rubles. As compared with the same period of time in 2010 it increased by 12%, the head of Ufa administration Paul Kachkaev reported today.

“For the last three years the growth of salaries in the city for the first time left the growth of consumer prices behind” – he stated. It means that real incomes of population really go up.

According to information, ventilated by the Mayor of Ufa, by the average wage level Ufa holds the third position among big Russian cities with population one million people and more ( except Moscow and Saint-Petersburg). Only Yekaterinburg and Novosibirsk leave the capital of Bashkortostan behind.

At the same time the official arrears of wages in Ufa make up just 19,6 million rubles.