Topilin commented on the data of Rosstat the growth of salaries of Russians

© RIA Novosti / Dmitry to Attachability in fotomancer of labour and social protection of Russia Maxim Topilin. Archival photo<img src="/wp-content/uploads/sites/5/2018/11/47230fb69610d1f9b88bde246ae9ba6d.jpg" alt="Topilin commented on the data of Rosstat the growth of salaries of Russians” />© RIA Novosti / Dmitry attachability to the photobank

Rosstat data and the FTS on the growth of wages in Russia converge, said RIA Novosti head of the Ministry of labor Maxim Topilin.

However, he noted that steady growth of wages in the various sectors will depend on economic growth and on how employers in different companies will adhere to the General trends.

Previously Topilin, speaking at the government hour, said that wages in Russia are growing at an unprecedented rate and in real and in nominal terms. Later he explained that was based on the data of Rosstat. The head of Federation of independent trade unions Mikhail Shmakov said that the growth of salaries of Russians mentioned Topilin identified by Rosstat «by manipulation techniques.»

«Rosstat additionally looked at this question from the point of view of contributions to non-budgetary funds — the pension Fund, social insurance Fund, drawing attention to data that is in the Federal tax service. Now the IRS administers the contributions (to the social Fund from payroll Fund — ed.) and the data on contributions are also primary sources for this information,» — said Topilin.

«Contributions is administrative data that is captured by tax authorities. Rosstat, when it publishes its data on the growth of salaries, on which I relied is the reporting enterprise. These data converge. All around 11-12%», — the Minister added.

He noted that a very considerable growth of salaries in the budget sector occurred in connection with the performance of «may decrees» of 2012. «This is quite a serious increase in wages. Is the growth of salaries in the private sector. These data allow us to hope that we will fulfill the tasks set by the President, on the reduction of poverty», — said the head of the Ministry of labor.

«Of course, each person takes in information through the prism of their wages. This means that we are facing even more ambitious targets. We must ensure that more and more equitable wage growth. It will depend on economic growth, the results will show a different industry, how employers in different companies will adhere to the General trends,» concluded Topilin.

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