Updated at 18:07,08-09-2017

Wage arrears increased almost fivefold in November

Euroradio

According to the National Statistics Committee, on December 1, 2015, wage arrears amounted to 241.4 billion rubles. This is 4.6 times more than a month ago, BelaPAN reports: on November 1, wage arrears amounted to 52.4 billion rubles.

Incidentally, from September 1 to October 1 the amount of wage arrears decreased by 9.9 times - to 248.1 billion rubles. At the time, the experts attributed the decrease to the presidential elections scheduled for October 11.

As of December 1, 405 organizations had arrears. Meanwhile, on November 1, there were only 111 such organizations.

The Minsk region has the biggest number of debtors - 173, their total debt amounted to 106.7 billion rubles. In the Vitsebsk region, there are 142 debtor companies (57.2 billion), in Hrodna - 61 (46.1 billion), in Mahiliou - 21 (12.8 billion), in Minsk - 5 (16.1 billion.), in Homiel - 3 (2.5 bln.).

The greatest number of debtors was recorded in agriculture - 338 (the amount of debt is 179.7 billion rubles).