Slovenia the only country in the region with average pay above EUR 1,000Adriatic Journal 23 November 2018
According to the latest figures published by the Slovenia’s statistics office, Slovenes and Croats have highest average income in the region, while salaries in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Macedonia are lowest. Slovenia is the only country amongst ex-Yugoslav states to have an average monthly salary above EUR 1,000, with 1,082 per month. Croatia comes second, with the average pay of EUR 843 per month, a 0.9% increase from July 2018. Montenegro comes third, where average monthly income stands at EUR 512, up by 0.2 % since August 2018, according to Monstat, Montenegrin statistics office. In September this year, average monthly net pay in BiH stood at EUR 448, which was higher by 1.7% compared to December last year, according to Bosnian office for statistics. Serbia’s office for statistics reports the average in August 2018 stood at EUR 421, while the statistics from Macedonia show the average pay in August 2018 in the country was EUR 393.