Minimum pension, wage rise in Ukraine from July 1

Last time the minimum wage in Ukraine was increased on December 1, 2019.

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The living wage and minimum pension have increased in Ukraine from July 1, 2020, which means some social benefits will also grow.

Minimum wage from July 1

Last time the minimum wage in Ukraine was increased on December 1, 2019, to UAH 2,027 (US$76). From July 1, this figure will grow by UAH 91 (US$3) to UAH 2,118 (US$79). The next increase is scheduled for December 1, to UAH 2,189 (US$82).

Starting from July 1, the minimum wage for able-bodied citizens will amount to UAH 2,197 (US$82), i.e. it will grow by UAH 95 (US$3).

For disabled persons, the amount is set at UAH 1,712 (US$64) against UAH 1,638 (US$61).

Social benefits for children since July 1

In single-parent families:

For children under six years – from UAH 1,779 (US$66) to UAH 1,859 (US$69);

For children aged six to 18 – from UAH 2,218 (US$83) to UAH 2,218 (US$83).

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Money paid to children under guardianship or trusteeship is the following:

For children under six years – UAH 4,647.5 (US$174);

For children aged six to 18 – UAH 5,795 (US$217).

For children with special needs:

Under six years – UAH 6,226.5 (US$233);

Aged six to 18 – UAH 7,763 (US$291).

Minimum pension in Ukraine from July 1

The size of the minimum pension will grow by UAH 74 (US$3) to UAH 1,712 (US$64). Last time pensions were increased on December 1, 2019, to UAH 1,638 (US$61).

Seniority payments to pensioners whose employment history exceeds 35 years (for men) and 30 years (for women) will also grow from July 1. It is 1% of the minimum pension for each additional year (from July 1, it is UAH 17.12 (US$0.64) against UAH 16.38 (US$0.61) before July 1).

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