The government at the end of 2017 failed to increase the pensions on average 561 UAH. Photo: Zik
In Ukraine in 2019 it is expected a new large-scale increase in pension payments.
Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said that pensions will significantly raise those who have extensive work experience, but actually worked for their labor, writes “Obozrevatel”.
“This is a rural pensioners. Pensioners who worked in the Soviet era and received little pay. So their pension is now low. The primary task in 2019 – to increase pensions. We’ll do it,” commented the Prime Minister.
He added that the government at the end of 2017 failed to increase the pensions on average 561 UAH.
“Today the average pension is UAH 2447. More than 9 million pensioners received an allocation of payments”, – summed up Groisman.
Ukraine together with Russia among the ten worst countries in the ranking “Best countries for a comfortable retirement” (Best Countries for a Comfortable Retirement). This was written in Facebook economist, managing private equity Fund on the US stock market Vladimir Kompaniets.