Latvia - Average gross earnings increased by 7.5% - November 30, 2017

The Central Statistics Bureau released data on the national average gross wages for fulltime jobs. Compared to the third quarter in 2016, workers earned 7.5% more in 2017. The consumer prices have increased too, thus this had a negative effect on the purchasing power of the employees. Real wages grew only by 3.7%. Workers in the professional, scientific and technical branches experienced the highest increase in wages.  

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