Average monthly nominal accrued wages totaled 1.548 million soums in 1Q

Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- The average monthly nominal accrued wages in Uzbekistan in January-March made up 1.548 million soums for all types of economic activity, which is 20.1% higher compared to the same period of 2017, State Statistics Committee said.

This figure includes remuneration, incentive payments, compensation payments and payment of time worked out, as well as withholding tax on income, social security contributions and trade union funds from individuals.

The committee said that 982,500 people work in 20,841 educational intuitions (share in total number of workers in Uzbekistan was 38.6 billion soums). These workers accrued wages for 3.627 trillion soums. The average monthly nominal salary was 1.23 million soums and increased by 14.8% compared to the same period of 2017.

The industry sector of Uzbekistan provided jobs to 454,600 people. They work in 631 enterprises (share in the total number of workers in the republic is 17.8 billion soums). Their wage fund made up 3.15 trillion soums. In the sphere of industry, the average monthly nominal accrued wages totaled 2.31 million soums and increased by 27.5% compared to the same period of 2017.

About 425,300 people work in 1,441 healthcare and social institution. Their wage fund reached 1.31 trillion soums. The average monthly nominal accrued wages totaled 1.02 million soums, which rose by 14.3% year on-year.

In the sphere of transportation and storage, 204.6 thousand people work in 204 organizations. The wage fund reached 716.0 billion soums. In the sphere of transportation and storage, the average monthly nominal gross salary was 2.1 million soums and increased by 21.1% year-on-year.

In the sphere of finance and insurance activities, 143,700 people work in 143 institutions and the wage fund amounted to 563.2 billion soums. The average monthly nominal gross salary was 2.77 million soums and increased by 28.6%.

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