27 Nov '07
According to data released by Ministry of Economic Development of the Chelyabinsk region, during the period January-October 2007 the total income of residents of the Chelyabinsk region was up 23% on the same period of 2006 and reached $14.23bn
However, expenses are growing as well. The total amount of expenses of residents of the region was up 31.9% on the same period of 2006 and reached $14bn. The total amount of income exceeded the total amount of expenses by $230m.
The average monthly income per capita in the Chelyabinsk region stood at $404.6, which is up 23.5% on 2006. The average monthly amount of expenses per capita saw a 28.3% increase compared to 2006 and reached $303.8.
Salaries in agricultural sector, in public utilities companies and companies providing social and personal services as well as in building industry enjoyed the highest growth of 135.9%, 131.7% and 131.2% respectively.