The latest statistics show that the highest average salaries in the countries of the former Yugoslavia are in Slovenia and the lowest in Macedonia, the Anadolia news agency reported on Friday.
The report said that salaries in Croatia are the next highest while Macedonia, Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina have the lowest average salaries in the region.
According to Slovenian Statistics Office data, the average monthly salary in that country stood at 1,082 Euros in August 2018. That is also the only average salary higher than 1,000 Euros in the region. Croatia came in second with average salaries of 843 euros in August. Those two countries are the only European Union members in the region.
Montenegro’s Monstat agency said that average salaries in September stood at 512 Euros.
Bosnia-Herzergovina Statistics Agency data shows that the average salary in that country stood at 448 Euros in September while Serbian Republic Statistics Office data showed that the average salary in August stood at 421 Euros.
The Macedonian Department for Statistics said that the average salary in that country in August stood at 393 Euros, the lowest in the region.