The cost of living 2012-2013
Subsistence minimum for 201 2 year
The State Budget Act 2012 provides for the following minimum living wage and minimum salary for 2012.
The cost of living for 2012
- from January 1, 2012 - UAH 1017
- from April 1, 2012 - 1037 UAH
- from July 1, 2012 - 1044 UAH
- from December 1, 2012 - 1096 UAH
The minimum wage for 2012
- from January 1, 2012 - 1073 UAH
- from April 1, 2012 - 1094 UAH
- from July 1, 2012 - 1102 UAH
- from October 1, 2012 - UAH 1118
- from December 1, 2012 - 1134 UAH
The minimum wage for 2013
- from January 1, 2013 to November 30, 2013 - 1147 UAH
- from December 1, 2013 - UAH 1218
The cost of living for 201 3 year
The draft state budget for 2013, approved on September 13, 2012 at a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers, set a living wage (on average per person)
- From January 1, 2013 to November 30, 201 - 1108 UAH
- from December 1, 2013 - 1176 UAH
For children up to 6 years
- from January 1, 2013 to November 30, 2013 - UAH 972
- from December 1, 2013 - 1032 UAH
For children from 6 to 18 years
- From January 1, 2013 to November 30, 2013 - UAH 1210
- from December 1, 2013 - 1286 UAH
For able-bodied persons
- from January 1, 2013 to November 30, 2013 - UAH 1147
- from December 1, 2013 - UAH 1218
For disabled people
- From January 1, 2013 to November 30, 2013 - 894 grams,
- from December 1, 2013 - UAH 949
Also, the draft budget establishes the level of the minimum wage for 2013 .
The minimum wage is the statutory wage for simple, unskilled labor, below which payment cannot be made for the employee’s monthly as well as the hourly labor rate (amount of work) (Article 95 of the Labor Code of Ukraine).
The minimum wage is a state social guarantee, mandatory throughout the territory of Ukraine for enterprises, institutions, organizations of all forms of ownership and management and individuals.
This is the last year’s increase in the subsistence minimum and all payments related to it.
It should be noted that the law on the state budget for 2013 came out quite economical: the living wage and all the social benefits associated with it throughout the year, we can say, almost did not increase. Minimum wages, pensions and benefits were raised in January. And the next one is the last one this year - an increase is planned for December.
Recall that the cost of living is set for the four main categories of the population, and is also calculated on average for a resident of the country ( see table number 1 ). This standard is used to determine the size of most social benefits. Moreover, when calculating them, the subsistence minimum is used precisely for the category of citizens who are entitled to payment. For example, when determining the size of pensions, the subsistence minimum is applied for disabled persons, benefits to families with children - the subsistence minimum for children of different ages, the minimum wage - the subsistence minimum for able-bodied people.
As we have already said, in connection with the increase in the subsistence minimum all payments related to it will increase. Let's start with the fact that from December 1, the minimum wage will increase - from 1147 to 1218 hryvnia. As well as all public sector wages.
Payments to families with children and children's allowances will increase.
For example, the help at birth of the first child will increase by 1 thousand 800 hryvnias - to 30 thousand 960 hryvnias. On 3 thousand 600 hryvnias the help at a birth of the second child who will rise to 61 thousand 920 hryvnias will grow. And on 7 thousand 200 hryvnias payments on the third and all subsequent children will increase – up to 123 thousand 840 hryvnias. In addition, the minimum and maximum amounts of care for a child under the age of three will increase, as well as help for single mothers, payments to children who have custody or guardianship, orphans and those whose parents refuse to pay child support.
The most important thing is that in the country the minimum pension will rise at 55 hryvnia, which is set at the subsistence minimum level for disabled people - from 894 to 949 hryvnia.
Also, the minimum payments will be raised for people with disabilities - liquidators of the consequences of the Chernobyl accident, as well as war invalids and combatants ( see table number 2 ). Recall that in our country for them are set increased minimum pensions (from 165 to 285 percent of the subsistence minimum).
In December those pensions allowances will increase, which depend on the subsistence minimum. For example, the maximum additional payment for the experience - from 8 hryvnia 94 kopecks to 9 hryvnia 49 kopecks for each "extra" year. Donors to retirement will pay no more than 110 hryvnia 80 kopecks, and 117 hryvnia 60 kopecks (10 percent of the subsistence minimum on average per person). Also increased the allowance for children of war (component of 7 percent of the subsistence minimum for disabled persons) - from 62 hryvnia 58 kopecks to 66 hryvnia 43 kopecks . Increased and increase for war veterans ( see table number 3 ).
We specifically emphasize that we are talking about an increase in existing allowances and increases, and not about the appearance of new supplements to pensions since December. All allowances are assigned to pensioners simultaneously with the calculation of the pension. But then their size grows as the subsistence minimum increases.
It should be recalled that since 2013, supplements to pensions for combatants during the Great Patriotic War and disabled people of the Second and Second Groups of the Great Patriotic War who reached 85 years of age were set at a single size - 50 percent of the subsistence minimum.
In addition, in connection with the increase in the subsistence minimum, the size of pensions for servicemen will increase, the minimum amount of which is set at 100 to 130 percent of the subsistence minimum (from 949 to 1234 hryvnias) depending on the category. The minimum pension for unemployed miners (to which the Law “On Increasing the Prestige of Mining Work” is applicable) will increase, set at three living wages (from December 2 thousand 847 hryvnia).
All types of pensions for special services, ranging from 20 to 40 percent of the subsistence minimum (from 189 hryvnias, 80 kopecks to 379 hryvnias, 60 kopecks) will grow, as well as state social assistance for the care and payment to Chernobyl victims.
On November 19, the Verkhovna Rada passed a bill initiated by the Cabinet of Ministers, which introduces a rule on the enrollment of parental leave for a child under 3 years of age to the insurance period for women and will be taken into account when calculating pensions. Every year, 500,000 women in Ukraine go on such leave. For each mother, such a decision is confidence in the future, increased social protection.
The Ministry of Social Policy is developing a package of proposals for the possible return of women with young children to work. In particular, a bill has been prepared that will allow women with children to work remotely. On the one hand, the woman will be able to pay attention to the family, on the other hand, to have additional income, to gradually return to work. Regardless of whether a woman decides to work as much as possible for a career or devote herself to her family - she will have the opportunity to realize her decision.
On December 1, assistance for the birth of children will increase : for the first child from 29,160 to 30,960 UAH. (for 1 800 UAH.), the second - from 58 320 UAH. up to 61,920 (for UAH 3,600), the third and subsequent ones - from 116,640 to 123,840 (for 7,200 UAH).
This year, in the framework of the Social Initiatives of the President of Ukraine, the allowance for the care of disabled children of subgroup A (with an exceptionally high degree of health loss) was significantly increased to 100% of the subsistence minimum for children. Currently, the state aid for disabled children without a care allowance is 949 UAH, for disabled children under 6 years old with a supplement for care - 1 180 UAH, from 6 to 18 years old - 1 307 UAH, for disabled children ( subgroup A) up to 6 years with a supplement for care - 1 696 UAH., for children of this subgroup from 6 to 18 years with a supplement for care - 1 950 UAH.
Regarding children with disabilities, deprived of parental care , this year the President renewed justice - they began to receive at 894 UAH. (from December 1 - UAH 949) of social assistance is more, since they were given back state aid on disability, adding it to the total amount of benefits. So, 1 612 children from July 2013 received instead of 1 944 UAH. (children up to 6 years) and 2 420 UAH. (from 6 to 18) - 2 838 UAH. and 3 314 UAH. respectively.
Table number 1
How to change the cost of living
|For whom||from January 1||from December 1|
|(in UAH per person per month)|
|On average per person||1108||1176|
|For children up to 6 years||972||1032|
|For children from 6 to 18 years||1210||1286|
|For disabled (retired)||894||949|
Table number 2
How will the minimum payments to some war veterans and Chernobyl victims increase?
|To whom||Percent of a living wage||The amount of payments in UAH from January 1, 2013||The amount of payments in UAH from December 1, 2013|
|The smallest payment for people with disabilities - liquidators of the consequences of the Chernobyl NPP, war invalids and participants in hostilities (excluding pension for special services)|
|Disabled 1st group; to participants of military operations in the period of the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945 and the war of 1945 with imperialist Japan, who were 85 years old and more||285%||2547.90||2704.65|
|Disabled 3rd group||225%||2011.50||2135.25|
Table number 3
How pension benefits will change
(The laws of Ukraine "On the status of war veterans, guarantees of their social protection" and "On the victims of Nazi persecution")
|To whom||Percent of the subsistence minimum||The amount of payments in UAH from January 1, 2013||The amount of payments in UAH from December 1, 2013|
War invalids , as well as former juvenile prisoners of concentration camps, ghettos and other places of detention (who were under 14 at the time of imprisonment), recognized as disabled as a result of a general illness, injury and other reasons:
Group IIIIncluding participants in the hostilities during the Great Patriotic War and persons with disabilities in groups ІІ and ІІІ) who reached the age of 85
|Family members of the dead, missing and deceased war invalids, their widows and widowers who did not remarry (did not marry)||42%||375.48||398.58|
War veterans, former prisoners of concentration camps, the Gestapo, and other places of detention during the Great Patriotic War and World War II; Persons who were forcibly removed for forced labor to the territory of Germany or its allies who were in a state of war with the former USSR, or on the territory of other states occupied by Germany; children of partisans, underground fighters, other participants in the struggle against the national socialist regime in the enemy's rear who, in connection with the patriotic activities of their parents, were subjected to repression, physical reprisals, persecution: