Bulgaria - Lowest monthly wage in the EU - October 31, 2016

Bulgaria ranks last in terms of income not only among EU member-states but also in the region, shows a survey of the Confederation of Independent Syndicates in Bulgaria (KNSB). The nominal amount of the average monthly wage of 420 euro is about 5.5 times lower than the average levels for the EU, where it is 2,293 euro. The monthly wage in the country is 12 times lower than that in Switzerland and about 6.2 times lower than the monthly wage in Germany. It lags significantly behind monthly wages in Balkan countries.

English:  http://www.novinite.com/articles/177059/Bulgaria ...  

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