In 2018, has deteriorated the standard of living of socially vulnerable layers of the population – pensioners and state employees.
The correspondent of ГолосUA said the expert on political and economic issues Vsevolod Stepanyuk.
According to experts, in 2018 was relatively prosperous when compared with the previous year and also with the come 2019-th. Indeed, in the past year there was an increase of wages, which, of course, offset by the increase in consumer prices. People remained in his, i.e. the level of life of Ukrainians have not changed much.
“In 2018, has deteriorated the standard of living of socially vulnerable layers of the population – pensioners, state employees, since the growth of their salaries and pensions, so widely advertised by the government was less than consumer inflation,” said Victor Stepaniuc.
The expert added that, according to the results of 2018 and communal services in Ukraine increased by 20%. Basic grocery pack also increased by 20-25%. At the same time, social payments increased much, much less. “We can say that people who are dependent on the state, began to live worse over the past year,” concluded Victor Stepaniuc.