Ukrainian jobless obtain social aid of $12 per month
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine promise to increase step by step the minimum size of the social aid to the jobless and to raise it to the size of the living wage. It is said in the materials of the Government Day in the Supreme Rada, which was conducted on 10 September 2002.
According to the data of the Cabinet of Ministers, during the previous year the size of this aid was increased from 37 UAH in January to 60 UAH in December, and since 1 February 2002 it was raised to 67 UAH per month, which is 18. 7% of the living wage.
Nowadays there are 21. 5 million jobless in Ukrainian, which makes 11. 1% of the work-capable population of the country.