The average monthly accounted salary of Mogilev Region’s state economy sector employees amounted to BYR 795 thousand. Anna Apet, the chair of the Committee for Labour, Employment and Social Security of Mogilev Regional Executive Committee, told about it at the board. In December alone average monthly accounted salary of employees made BYR 880,6 thousand ($401,8). Comparing with the figures of 2007 nominal salary correspondingly increased by 23,3% and 21,9%, real salary grew by 7,4% and 7,6%. The task of salary growth was fulfilled by 100,4%.
In 2008 the average employment rate made 500,1 thousand people. Over the period in question local employment agencies created 18 550 new jobs, every fourth person got a job in middle-sized and small towns. The registered unemployment rate in 2008 is reported to be 0,8% (while 1,6% rate was expected).