European Union

Average Monthly Salary in European Union 2020

June 26, 2020
In 2020 three were 27 member states in the European Union (EU), 19 of the 27 EU member states have adopted the euro (€) as their common currency. In this article, I've compared the gross monthly average salary for 2018. As I have been doing these articles since 2014, I've left the...

Minimum Wages in European Union 2020

June 19, 2020
In 2020 there were 21 out of 27 European Union member states with an official minimum wage set by the government. In this article I've listed them all, also this is the first year I'm not including data for the UK in this table Turns out this is already the seventh (#7) article about minimum wages...

Minimum Wages in European Union 2019

May 25, 2019
In 2019 there were 22 out of 28 European Union member states with an official minimum wage set by the government. Also, it turns out this is already the sixth (#6) article about minimum wages in European Union featured on the blog. Traditions must be continued and here comes the latest article with the latest...

Cheapest Electricity in Europe for crypto mining (Cost per kWh) 2018

June 09, 2018
In normal circumstances, I would never pay much attention to the electricity price, but being a proud owner of a small ethereum gpu mining rig I started to explore my options. According to my findings so far, the cheapest electricity is found in Ukraine. While the cheapest electricity within European...

Average Salary in European Union 2018

March 15, 2018
For the fifth year in a row, I'm publishing my humble observations on average salary changes in the European Union. In this article, I've compared both gross and net average salary for 2018. Update: Average Monthly Salary in European Union 2020 As in the case with minimum wages in the European Union...

Minimum Wages in European Union 2018

March 08, 2018
Turns out this is already fifth (#5) article about minimum wages in European Union featured on the blog. Traditions must be continued and here comes the latest article with the latest data for 2018 about minimum wages in the European Union. Update: Minimum Wages in European Union 2019 In 2018 there were...

Average Salary in European Union 2017

April 22, 2017
For the fourth year in a row, I'm publishing my humble observations on average salary changes in the European Union. In this article, I've decided to compare average salary in 2017 with 2014.  Update: Average Salary in European Union 2018 For previous archives see: Average salary in EU: 2016, 2015,...

What's Minimum Wage in European Union 2017

March 21, 2017
This is already fourth annual article covering minimum wage and its disproportion among 22 of 28 European Union member countries. Update: Minimum Wages in European Union 2018 Feel free to browse through the archives for previous years, before proceeding, see: 2016, 2015, 2014 In 2017...

Life Expectancy in European Union 2015

July 15, 2016
In today's article - Life expectancy in European Union (EU).  Life expectancy equals the average number of years a person born in a given country expected to live if mortality rates at each age were to remain steady in the future. In following table I have listed the life expectancy separately for...

Average Salary in European Union 2016

July 14, 2016
My previous two articles about average salaries in European Union (EU) member countries turned out to be one of the most popular on the blog so far, I would even call them killer articles.  The first post about average salary in EU for 2014 - got more than 85,000 page views; post about average salary in...

Minimum Wages in European Union 2016

March 15, 2016
In 2016 there were 22 out of 28 European Union member states with official minimum wage set by the government. Update: Minimum Wages in European Union 2018 The most are receiving residents of Luxembourg (EUR 1,923.00) while the least in Bulgaria (EUR 215).  By simple calculations, I averaged...

Average Salary In European Union 2015

July 20, 2015
My previous post about average salary in European Union for 2014 generated some buzz on social networks (Facebook, Reddit, Twitter) and on other websites, in total it has generated more than 15,000 page views. I decided to compare how does average salary have changed a year later. Update: Average Salary in...

What Is Minimum Wage In European Union 2015

July 12, 2015
A year ago I created a blog post about minimum wages in European Union in 2014, that post generated a lot of views (more than 20,000 page views) and some buzz (got shared on Facebook, Reddit, and many other websites) Update: Minimum Wages in European Union 2018 I decided to look back and compare how does...

Armenia-EU: Brussels opens door to Association Agreement with Yerevan

January 25, 2015
Damned I'm confused, today I red an article on armenianow.com - Armenia-EU: Brussels opens door to Association Agreement with Yerevan, you might wonder why I'm surprised?Since January 2, Armenia is a full member of Eurasian Union (curated by Russia), as far as I remember Russia is not willing member countries of...

Does Turkey is seeking closer ties with Russia and coming Eurasian Union?

December 14, 2014
More than year a ago I published article Turkey could join Eurasian Union were I tried to compare economy of Turkey by using GDP and GDP per capita for time period 2000-2012.I found that Turkey might reach $1 trillion of GDP by the end of 2016, so did I found that Economy of Turkey has increased for about 3...