Latvia -Average wage data first quarter 2015 -May 28, 2015

While average wages and salaries kept increasing; growth rate has been slowing down as of the 1st quarter of 2015.

Data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau show that in the 1st quarter of 2015 the average monthly gross wages and salaries accounted for 785 euro. The average wages and salaries kept increasing; however, growth rate has been slowing down. In the 1st quarter of 2014 wages and salaries grew by 7.4% annually, in the 1st quarter of 2015 it increased by 6.1% or 45 euro. In the private sector the average monthly wages and salaries amounted to 773 euro, in the public sector to 809 euro, and in general government sector to 757 euros. In the private sector wages and salaries rose by 6.9% annually, and in the public sector by 5.0%.

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For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the communications officer at the ETUI, Mariya Nikolova mnikolova@etui.org. For previous issues of the Collective bargaining newsletter please visit http://www.etui.org/E-Newsletters/Collective-bargaining-newsletter. You may find further information on the ETUI at www.etui.org, and on the AIAS at www.uva-aias.net.


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