Latvia - Wage data over the 1st half of 2019 - August 31, 2019

Data published by the Central Statistical Bureau reveal that in the 2nd quarter of 2019, compared to the 2nd quarter of 2018, average monthly gross wages and salaries grew by 7.8% or 78 euro, reaching 1 083 euro for full-time work. Just like in the 1st quarter of 2019, annual growth rate of the 2nd quarter comprised 7.8%. Compared to the 1st quarter of 2019, in the 2nd quarter of 2019 gross wages and salaries grew by 4.6%. In the 2nd quarter of 2019, average monthly gross wages and salaries in the public sector exceeded the indicator recorded in the private sector (respectively 1 097 and 1 079 euro). However, a faster annual increase rate was registered in the private sector (8.9%, compared to 6.0% in the public sector).

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