Quality of life

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Sunday, 21.10.2018, 02:50

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Share of Baltic residents at risk of poverty higher than EU average – Eurostat

Share of Baltic residents at risk of poverty higher than EU average – Eurostat

16.10.2018

In 2017, 112.9 mln people, or 22.5% of the population, in the European Union (EU) were at risk of poverty or social exclusion. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

Keyword tags: Analytics, EU – Baltic States, Quality of life, Society, Statistics



Ministry proposes to raise Lithuania's minimum wage to EUR 430

Ministry proposes to raise Lithuania's minimum wage to EUR 430

28.09.2018

The Lithuanian Social Security and Labor Ministry proposes to raise the minimum monthly wage by 30 euros to 430 euros next January, but the actual amount will be 555 euros due to taxation changes taking effect in early 2019, informs LETA/BNS.

Lithuania ahead of Latvia, Poland, but behind Estonia on social progress index

Lithuania ahead of Latvia, Poland, but behind Estonia on social progress index

20.09.2018

The social environment in Lithuania is better than in Latvia and Poland, but worse than in Estonia, informs LETA/BNS referring to the Social Progress Index report.


More than half of Latvia's residents consider themselves middle class - study

More than half of Latvia's residents consider themselves middle class - study

12.09.2018

More than half or 52.6% of Latvia's residents consider themselves middle class, according to Swedbank Institute of Finances' study of the middle class in Latvia.

Survey: 1/3 of Estonian residents see themselves as middle class

Survey: 1/3 of Estonian residents see themselves as middle class

12.09.2018

Around one in three of Estonian residents see themselves as middle class, it appears from a survey conducted by the Swedbank Institute for Finances.


05.09.2018

Life expectancy is increasing in Estonia

According to Statistics Estonia, in 2017, life expectancy at birth was 73.7 years for males and 82.3 years for females. In the last ten years, male life expectancy has risen by 6 and female life expectancy by 3.5 years. As a result, the difference in male and female life expectancy has decreased.

13.08.2018

Inflation behind rise in people living below poverty line in Lithuania – expert

Inflation and related growth in living standards were behind a rise in people living below the at-risk-of-poverty threshold in Lithuania last year, informs LETA/BNS referring to the economist Gitanas Nauseda, an adviser to the SEB bank's president.

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