December 14, 2022, 06:41 – Public News Service – OSN

From January 1 of the new year in the territory Moscow region the cost of living per person will be increased. This figure will rise to the level of 17,277 rubles. The corresponding statement was made by the Minister of Economy and Finance Natalia Maslenkina. RIAMO writes about this.

It is clarified that the indicator in the region is calculated in accordance with the rules for establishing a living wage, which provide for its indexation this year to the level of the consumer price index. This should also take into account the predicted (base case) for the next year.

“From January 1, 2023, the living wage for the working-age population will be 18,832 rubles, for pensioners – 14,858 rubles, for children – 16,759 rubles,” Maslenkina emphasized.

In addition, the representative of the regional authorities noted that in connection with this, social payments will be increased, the amount of which is calculated in accordance with the living wage.

Maslenkina recalled that other measures to support citizens also depend on the size of the subsistence minimum. Thus, this indicator directly affects the amount of benefits for children born, as well as benefits for children from 3 to 7 years old and from 8 to 17 years old. The social supplement to the pension and the amount of payments to the disabled also depend on the subsistence minimum.

Earlier, the Public News Service reported that on December 7, the State Duma of Russia adopted law on the establishment of the minimum wage in 2023. This figure will be 16,242 rubles.