Salary arrears in the Russian Federation in February decreased by 3.5%

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AK&M 22 March 2023 20:00

The total wage arrears in the Russian Federation as of March 1, 2023 amounted to 770.6 million rubles, having decreased by 3.5% over the month. This was reported by Rosstat.

Of the total amount of unpaid wages, debts incurred in 2023 account for 125.9 million rubles. or 16.3%, in 2022 – 352.1 million rubles. or 45.7%, in 2021 and earlier – 292.6 million rubles. or 38%.

By type of economic activity, the number of employees to whom there was debt was distributed as follows: manufacturing – 34.7%; education – 28.2%; construction – 7.9%; water supply; sanitation, waste collection and disposal, pollution control activities – 7.3%; agriculture, hunting and provision of services in these areas; logging – 6.5%; mining – 6.2%.