RTTNews - Monday, the Statistics Estonia announced that the average monthly gross wages and salaries dropped 1.5% year-over-year to 12,147 Kroons in the first quarter, compared to the 13,117 Kroons in the previous quarter.

The annual average monthly gross wages and salaries decreased for the first time since 1993, the statistical office said.

Meanwhile, the average hourly gross wages and salaries increased 2.4% to 76.53 Kroons in the first quarter.

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