A salary of over 1 million rubles ($15,910) per month is received by 11,287 Russians. This data was provided by Rosstat, Russian federal state statistics service. It's less than 0.1% of the total share of the russian workers.


The highest wages are received by people working in culture and sports, as well as in petroleum production. The largest number of workers in the report which is more than 2.6 million people, earns from 33.9 to 40 thousand rubles ($539 to 636) a month. The minimum wage of 11,280 rubles ($179) per month is received by more than 775 thousand Russians, writes Reedus media.

The largest number of millionaire employees work in trade and transport repair fields. They account for about 0.1% of all employees in the industry which is 1960 people. The second place in terms of the number of employees with the salary of a million rubles is scientific and technical research. Least of all employees with such a high income can be found in water supply and waste disposal field. They are only 13 people with such salary in these fields.

Half of the Russian citizens receive less than 35 thousand rubles ($556) a month. Earlier, News.ru reported that Russian citizens' incomes are declining.