70% of Ukrainians get pensions less than UAH 3000

Fri, 27.12.2019 15:29

Seventy percent of pensioners in Ukraine receive a pension in the amount of up to UAH 3,000 (about USD 128).

"More than 11 million pensioners live in Ukraine: 70% of them receive pensions up to UAH 3,000, which is lower than the actual minimum subsistence level," Deputy Social Policy Minister of Ukraine Natalia Neniuchenko said in a video address posted on Facebook page of the Ministry of Social Policy.

The payments to about 1 million people are even lower and amount to UAH 1,500 a month, she specified.

Source: Ukrinform 

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