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Monday, 10.03.2014, 18:24
There were 1.07 million women in Latvia in 2013, reports LETA/Nozare.lv, referring to the Central Statistical Bureau's data.
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Lithuania's Minister of Finance Rimantas Sadzius said that the trilateral council was not considering the issue related to the minimal monthly salary increase up to EUR 300 or LTL 1036; however, according to him, such an opportunity existed, informs LETA/ELTA.
The average monthly gross salary increased the companies, institutions and organisations in all Lithuanian districts in the fourth quarter of 2013 compared to the third quarter, informed LETA/ELTA, referring to the Statistics Lithuania.
In 2013 the number of economically active population comprised 1 mln 14.2 thsd or 66% of Latvian population in age group 15 to 74 years, of which 70.4% were men and 62.2% – women. Labour Force Survey results compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia show that, compared to 2012, the number of economically active population has reduced by 1.6%.
There still is a gender gap among young people in Estonia, with young job seekers planning to have a gross salary in amount of 800-1,200 euros, at the same time a significant portion of women are willing to work for a lower salary, the Estonian national broadcasting corporation ERR reports referring to a survey conducted by an on-line job seeking portal CV Keskus.
Already for the third year in a row average wages and salaries are growing evenly and since 2012 have exceeded level of pre-crisis average indicator in Latvia. Latest data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia show that in 2013 average monthly gross wages and salaries in Latvia, compared to 2012, increased by 4.6% from 685 euros (481 lat) to 716 euros (503 lats).
In 2014, Lithuania-based company Maxima LT will increase its salary fund. It is planned to review the workload and salaries of the majority of employees, informs LETA/ELTA.