Average Gross Pay

Needless to say, these people are willing to work for lower wages compared to people living in other regions because the costs of living in East Slovakia are comparatively lower.

Average gross pay in €


Year SR PO KE
2016 1044 833 986
2015 997 800 947
2014 964 771 925
2013 912 736 883
2012 888 718 853

Source: Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic

 

Most people – almost 86,000 in total – work in industrial sectors.

Employees based on their economic activity and workplace type in enterprises with more than 20 employees. Note that the table does not include selfemployed individuals or enterprises employing fewer than 20 people.


2017 SR Eastern Slovakia KE PO
Together 1 402 246 320 599 168 523 152 076
Agriculture, forestry and fisheries 28 492 8 844 3 233 5 612
Industry together 383 195 77 124 45 743 42 095
Construction 34 475 14 192 5 472 8 720
Wholesale and retail trade 139 899 38 739 20 169 18 571
Transport and storage 97 979 24 064 15 443 8 621
Information and communication 38 349 6 217 5 722 496
Financial and insurance activities 31 767 3 748 1 851 1 897
Professional, scientific and technical activities 48 771 7 367 4 423 2 944
Health, Social Assistance, Education and Public Administration 423 392 100 679 53 210 47 469
Other activities 175 927 39 625 23 974 15 651

Source: Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic