Latvia - Two wage surveys - September 30, 2016

A conducted survey revealed that citizens would like their monthly income to be at least 1,216 euro. This is the highest average sum so far named in similar surveys, beating the earlier highest sum of 1,146 euro registered in 2008. In another survey, 57% of young people expressed that a monthly salary of at least 800 euro is adequate for their knowledge and skill level. Of the young persons surveyed, 36% of them received a monthly salary of between 501 to 800 per months, 19% received a monthly salary of over 800 euro, 29% had a monthly salary between 301 and 500 euro per month, while 16% earned less than 300 euro per month.

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