Ukrainians real incomes in 2009 down 8.5%, nominal income up 6.2%

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April 1, 2010, 3:16 p.m. | Business — by Interfax-Ukraine
The Ukrainian population's real disposable income in 2009 fell by 8.5% year-over-year, the State Statistics Committee has told Interfax-Ukraine. The committee said that its disposable income for purchasing goods and services grew by 6% in 2009 year-over-year.

The nominal income of the population grew by 6.2% over the period year-over-year.

The average disposable income per capita in 2009 was Hr 14,606.2, which is 6.5% up year-over-year.

The expenses of the population grew by 6.2% in 2009 year-on-year. Growth of Hr 82.466 billion in deposits was seen.
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