18 May 2018 17:34

Wage arrears in Russia up 4.9% in April - Rosstat

MOSCOW. May 18 (Interfax) - Wage arrears in Russia grew 4.9% or 141 million rubles in April to 3.001 billion rubles, the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat) said.

Around 52 million rubles of the April arrears were public sector wage arrears caused by delays with transferring budgeted funds, up 6 million rubles or 11.4% since the end of February.

Companies and organizations themselves were responsible for 2.949 billion rubles of the arrears, up 135 million rubles or 4.8% since the end of March.