About wages

became known statistics on the level of wages in the EU and Russia.

Average hourly wages in the European Union increased in 2012, according to recent figures from Eurostat, to 17.85 euros (713 rubles).The month is obtained by 40-hour work week, 3142 euros, or more than 125 thousand rubles.It is almost five times more than in Russia (26 822 rubles).

However, this is the average temperature at the proverbial hospital.We get into the details.Less than all the EU is prepared Bulgarians - 3.12 euros per hour, 549 euros (less than 22 thousand rubles) per month.We are well ahead of sunny Bulgaria, where nearly a quarter of the population lives below the poverty line.So much so, that one day in April just seven people committed acts of self-immolation.After that, in towns and villages began prayers at the request of the President, who called on Bulgarians not to lose heart, to fight the epidemic of suicides ...

In Romania, Lithuania, Latvia, Poland, Hungary, Slovakia, Estonia hourly salary was last year from3.4 to 6 euros per hour, which is several times less than the level achieved in the EU.But on the notorious Cyprus paid 15.23 euros per hour.

Ten leaders in the euro zone is as follows: Denmark (33.4 euros per hour), Luxembourg (30), Belgium (27), Sweden (26), Ireland (25), the Netherlands (24.4), Finland (24)Germany (23.7), France (22.7), Austria (22.5).Absolute champion - Norway, which is not an EU member but is part of the common market through the European Economic Area.Hourly wages of an employee - 39.1 euros (6885 euros per month, or 272 thousand rubles).

Of course, even the prices are sky-high by our standards, and poor there, but still the level and quality of life confidently Norway is one of the first places in the world.Good work Norwegians, expertly run by the state, effectively using natural resources and live here - not tuzhatsya.

And in Russia, the highest average monthly salary in 2012 was in the Chukotka Autonomous Area (62.8 thousand), and other northern regions, joined by Moscow (see. Table).By the way, the standard of living in the Russian capital is higher than in, say, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Estonia, not to mention Bulgaria, Romania, Lithuania:

However, in more than 20 regions of Russia a miserable salary.Here are the leaders with a minus sign: Dagestan (13.8 thousand), Kalmykia (15.1 thousand), Karachay-Cherkessia (15.5 thousand), Mordovia (14.6 thousand), Altay and Mari El (16 thousand)Bryansk region, Kabardino-Balkaria and Adygea (16.5 thousand), North Ossetia, Tambov, Kirov and Orel region (less than 17 thousand rubles) ...

Vitaly Golovachyov

Articles Source: trud.ru