Estonia - Wages in 2015 - March 31, 2016

In 2015, the average monthly gross wages and salaries were 1,065 euro and the average hourly gross wages and salaries were 6.51 euro. Compared to 2014, the average monthly and hourly gross wages and salaries increased by 6.0%. The monthly gross wages and salaries were highest in the 4th quarter of 2015. Real wages, which take into account the influence of the change in the consumer price index, increased, due to the continued decrease in consumer prices, faster than the average monthly gross wages and salaries compared to the 4th quarter of 2014 (6.9%). Real wages have increased from the second half of 2011 for the eighteenth quarter in succession.


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