Arrears of wages in Ukraine on August 1, 2016 amounted to 2,046 billion. According to the State statistics service.
The Department clarifies that the data are presented excluding the temporarily occupied by Russia Crimea and part of Donbass.
Arrears of wages in June was 1.97 billion. Thus, in July it increased by 4% (or 78,62 million UAH) in comparison with the previous month.
The debt of economically active enterprises is 1.36 billion (66,45% of the total debt).
The main share of the total debt falls on the industry (74.2 percent), transport, warehousing, post and courier activities (9.5 per cent).
The highest indebtedness (more than half of the total debt) was formed in Luhansk, Donetsk and Kharkiv regions – 487,5 million (23.8 percent), 421,75 million (20.6%) and 207 million (10.1 percent), respectively.