Rosstat: the real disposable income of Russians in November fell by 5.4%

MOSCOW, December 17. Real disposable income of Russians in November fell by 5.4% in annual terms. Such estimation is contained in the operational report of Rosstat.

For 11 months of 2015 in annual terms, real disposable income declined by 3.5%.

Cash earnings on average per capita for January-November 2015 in relation to the same period last year increased by 8.9%, in November 2015 6.6% (30,688 thousand rubles).

The average monthly salary of on average during the same period increased by 4.6% and amounted to RUR thousand 33,86

According to the head of the Ministry of economic development Alexei speaker, the real income of the Russian population will begin to grow in the first quarter of 2016. According to him, then the country will appear again such a driver of economic growth as consumer demand.

Wage arrears

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According to the materials of the Federal state statistics service, wage arrears in the Russian Federation of December 1, 2015 amounted to 3.9 billion rubles and in comparison with November 1, 2015 increased by 395 million (11.3%).

Overdue debts on a salary from-for absence at the organisations of own means on 1 December 2015 amounted to 3,818 billion, or 97.9% of total outstanding debt. Compared with the data for November 1 it increased by 389 million (11.3%).

Payable due to late receipt of funds from budgets of all levels amounted to 82 million rubles and increased in comparison with the data of 1 November, 6 million rubles (7.7%), including receivables from the Federal budget was RUB 62 million and decreased by 6 mln rubles (by 8.6%), budgets of the constituent entities of Russia amounted to 1.1 mln (an increase of 0,2 million rubles, or 20.7%), local budgets – RUR 19 million (an increase of 12 million rubles, or 2,5 times).

The number of unemployed in Russia

According to Rosstat, the number of unemployed in Russia in November this year, according to preliminary data, amounted to $ 4,435 million, or 5.8% of the economically active population.

As noted in the operational report of Rosstat, in comparison with November 2014, the number of unemployed increased by 10.7%, compared with October 2015 the number of unemployed increased by 4.2%.

At state establishments of employment service as unemployed registered 0.9 million people, including 0.8 million people were receiving unemployment benefits.

Compared with November of last year the number of officially registered unemployed grew by 13.7% in comparison with October of the current year grew by 3.3%.

The number of economically active population in November 2015 $ 76,6 million, or 53% of the total population of the country.

Investments in fixed capital in Russia

Investments in fixed capital in Russia in November 2015 fell by 4.9% compared with November 2014

In absolute terms, investments into fixed capital in October amounted to 1 trillion 446,8 billion rubles.

The reduction of investments in November slowed. For comparison, in October in annual expression the indicator has decreased on 5,2%.

However, compared with the previous month, investment in November 2015 decreased by 7%. For January-November 2015 indicator fell in annual terms by 5.5%.

The volume of agricultural production

The volume of production of agriculture in January-November of 2015 increased by 2.9% compared with the same period last year to 4.74 trillion rubles, reports Rosstat.

The volume of production of agriculture of all agricultural producers in November, in current prices, according to preliminary estimates, amounted to 471,2 billion roubles, having increased by 2.3% year-on-year.

The number of cattle in farms of all agricultural producers at the end of November 2015 amounted to 19.2 million head, which is 1.9% less than the same date last year. In particular, the number of cows decreased by 2.2% to 8.4 million in addition, the number of pigs increased by 8.2% to 21.9 million, sheep and goats declined by 0.6% (25.3 million).

In January-November of 2015 in all categories of farms produced livestock and poultry for slaughter in live weight of 11.8 million tonnes, milk – 28.6 million tons, eggs – 39.2 billion pieces. Thus, the production of livestock and poultry increased by 4.5%, milk – decreased by 0.2%, and eggs – grew by 1.7%.

The decrease in retail trade turnover

According to Rosstat, retail trade turnover in Russia in November 2015 in comparable prices fell by 13.1% compared with the same period last year and amounted to 2,366 trillion rubles.

In January-February of 2015 turnover of retail amounted to 24,710 trillion rubles, having decreased by 9.3% compared to the previous year.

In November 2015, the retail trade turnover at 91,6% was formed by trading organizations and individual entrepreneurs operating outside the market, the share of retail markets and fairs amounted to 8,4% (in November 2014 – less than 90.8% and 9.2%, respectively).