According to Statistics Estonia, in the third quarter of 2023, the average monthly gross wages and salaries were 1,812 euros, which is 10.4% higher than in the same quarter last year. The median wages were 1,500 euros, which is 11.2% more than in the third quarter last year.
According to Statistics Estonia, 22.5% of Estonia’s population lived at risk of poverty and 3.5% in absolute poverty in 2022. Compared with 2021, the share of people living at risk of poverty decreased by 0.3 percentage points and the share of people living in absolute poverty increased by 2.1 perce...
In October 2023, nearly 597,000 passengers were served in Vilnius, Kaunas and Palanga Airports, stated joint stock company Lithuanian Airports.
On 30 October-5 November, compared with the previous week, wholesale electricity prices in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia dropped by 55% to EUR 58.26/MWh.
The State Data Agency (Statistics Lithuania) reports that based on data of the Labour Force Survey, in Q3 2023, the unemployment rate stood at 6.2 percent and, compared to Q2 2023, increased by 0.3 percentage point, compared to Q3 2022 – increased by 0.5 percentage point.
Over 2 thousand people rallied on Thursday in a square close to the Seimas in protest against the proposal to tax real estate amid its readings in parliament.
According to Statistics Estonia, 93.2% of households in Estonia have an internet connection at home. The number of households with an internet connection has increased by 13,000 compared with the previous year, when there were 533,300 such households. There are also more users of e-commerce, stated ...
The average monthly gross wages and salaries in Estonia grew by 12.4% to EUR 1,873 in the second quarter of 2023, from a year before, reports Statistics Estonia. The median wage was EUR 1,524 in the second quarter this year.
According to Statistics Estonia, in the first quarter of 2023, there were 11,461 job vacancies in the enterprises, institutions and organisations of Estonia. This is 12% less than in the same quarter of 2022. Over 6,000 persons left their job at the initiative of the employer.
A total of 882.1 thousand people in Lithuania received at least one type of pension at the end of 2022, according to preliminary estimates from the State Data Agency.
According to Statistics Estonia, the average gross monthly wages and salaries in the first quarter of 2023 were 1,741 euros, which is 13.3% higher than at the same time last year. The median wages, however, were 1,424 euros. The average real wages in the first quarter of 2023 were 1,443 euros, 3.2% ...
Around 312,000 people in Lithuania lived below the absolute poverty line last year as their monthly income was below 245 euros per capita, or 515 euros for a family of two adults and two children under 14.
Last year, 41,776 people died in Lithuania, most of them from diseases, though a significant portion from external causes, including suicide, according to the Hygiene Institute. To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.
Official alcohol consumption statistics put Lithuanians among the top drinkers in Europe, but these figures may be inflated, according to a survey.
Food prices in Lithuanian supermarkets have grown because retailers have increased their margins, according to Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius.
Lithuania offers the fourth highest number of paid holidays for its workers in the world according to a new statistical analysis.