Estonia’s monthly wages up on year
Estonia’s average monthly gross wages in the first quarter increased by 6.3% year-on-year to €900, the Tallinn-based Statistics Estonia reported Friday. Real wages, which take into account the influence of the change in the consumer price index, increased 2.7% in the Q1. Compared to the same quarter of the previous year, real wages increased for the seventh quarter in succession. The average monthly gross wages increased the most in real estate activities (13.9%) and the hourly gross wages in agriculture, forestry and fishing activities (15.7%). The average monthly and hourly gross wages decreased only in arts, entertainment and recreation activities (2.0% and 1.0%, respectively). The average gross wages were €876 in January, €882 in February and €940 in March.
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