The authorities of Mordovia explained the backwardness of the region in terms of wages

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The backlog of Mordovia Republic from other regions on wages is a consequence of the historically developed structure of economy of the Republic, told RIA Novosti in the government of Mordovia.

By order of the RIA Novosti news Agency RIA Rating carried out a study on the level and distribution of wages in the regions of Russia and made a rating. As the main indicator of ranking the ranking used, the proportion of paid workers with a salary of over 100 thousand rubles and the share of low-paid, earning less than 15 thousand rubles per month, as well as the range of the most common salaries in the region.

According to the survey of earnings in the Russian regions in 2018, the highest salaries in the Russian Federation — residents of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous district, Chukotka and Nenets Autonomous Okrug, the lowest — in the national republics such as Daghestan and Karachay-Cherkessia, and also in a number of subjects of the Central Federal district. According to research, the Republic of Mordovia is on the 80th place with an average salary of between 13 and 27 thousand rubles (in this range gets paid half of the inhabitants of the region).

«The backlog of Mordovia Republic from other regions of Russia the level of wages takes place over a long period of time and is primarily a consequence of the historical structure of the economy. Currently lives in rural areas almost 40% of the population of Mordovia. Rural incomes, in conjunction with social workers, where wages were traditionally low, have a significant influence on the formation of the average wage in the region», — told RIA Novosti in the government.

It noted that in recent years, the country has implemented more than 100 major investment projects aimed at production of high-tech, competitive, import-substituting products.

«Develop railcar, lighting, fiber optics and optoelectronics, the production of cable products and materials, processing of agricultural products. Of course, this entails the creation of a modern high-paying jobs — in the last six years in Mordovia they created more than 16 thousand. By the end of 2017, provided leading by 2.5 times compared to inflation wage growth», — noted in the regional government.

According to the results of a series of sociological surveys conducted by the Scientific center for socio-economic monitoring of the Republic of Mordovia, the level of per capita income of residents of the region over the past 5 years increased by 35%. According to the respondents, if in 2013 the amount of income per person in the family was 12 715 rubles, in 2018 — for 17 226 rubles.

According to the head of Mordovia Vladimir Volkov, under the government of the Republic has created a special group that will analyze the wages of ordinary employees and managers at each facility.

«By the way, Mordovia several years is included into number of regions of Russia and the Volga Federal district with the cheapest grocery basket. To keep prices down to help the level of development of the Republican agriculture and food fair weekend. They are regularly held in Saransk and in the municipal districts, popular with residents who are satisfied with the price and quality of local products. Trade networks are guided by these prices,» — said in the government of Mordovia.

The authorities of Mordovia explained the backwardness of the region in terms of wages© Integrationa version of the rating of Russian regions wage