The minimum wage (minimum wage) in Russia will exceed 13.6 thousand rubles, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said during a government meeting. According to him, this will increase the salaries of almost 3 million people.
“There is another important bill on the agenda – an increase in the minimum wage,” the prime minister said. “Let me remind you that since this year we have switched to a new principle of calculating it. Starting next year, it is proposed to set the minimum wage at a level above 13,600 rubles, ”said Mr. Mishustin.
The minimum wage in Russia from 2022 will be 13,617 rubles, according to the project developed by the Ministry of Labor. It follows from the document that the new minimum wage is 42% of the median wage for 2020 (32,422 rubles, according to Rosstat).
Earlier, the government approved the cost of living for 2022. It will amount to 11,950 rubles, for the working-age population – 13,026 rubles, for children – 11,592 rubles, for pensioners – 10,277 rubles.
How the Ministry of Labor has updated the rules for determining the subsistence level in the regions, read in the publication “Kommersant” “Poverty Ratios”.