As of today, Belarus increases the living wage. It will amount to 213 rubles 67 kopecks. The living wage influences the size of labor and social pensions, as well as corresponding premiums. The size of some children's allowances will also change on August 1. The birth of the first child entitles the family to an allowance of over 2 thousand 136 rubles, the second and subsequent children get an allowance of almost three thousand. These benefits will be in effect until October 31. In addition, the benefits for families raising children under three will also increase.