The actual size of the average pension in Russia in March decreased by 0.4%

Moscow. May 3. INTERFAX.RU – the Average size of the appointed monthly pension in Russia in March 2017 increased in nominal terms by 3.8% compared to March 2016 and has made 12,89 thousand rubles, said Wednesday the Federal state statistics service (Rosstat).

At the same time in real terms (adjusted for inflation) average pension in March fell by 0.4% compared with March last year. The average size of pensions in March 2017 accounted for 34,2% of the average gross wage in the country.