Average salary in Armenia is higher than Azerbaijan, lower than Georgia

Average Salary in Post-Soviet States

Average Salary in Post-Soviet States

I came across this infographic on Настоящее Время, which shows average salaries in post-Soviet states in 2016-17. The data is taken from open sources, like the World Bank, etc. Interesting to see that the salaries in oil-rich Azerbaijan are lower than in Armenia, meanwhile Georgia is ahead of everyone. Below is a table extracted from the infographic, which I’ve typed up and translated into English for easy reference.

Country Salary
Estonia  $1,313.00
Latvia  $1,009.00
Lithuania  $903.00
Russia  $657.00
Kazakhstan  $432.00
Georgia  $413.00
Belarus  $402.00
Armenia  $397.00
Azerbaijan  $299.00
Moldova  $288.00
Ukraine  $263.00
Kyrgyzstan  $204.00
Turkmenistan  $198.00
Uzbekistan  $177.00
Tajikistan  $120.00
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Salary growth slows while price index ups to result in lower quality of life

The dynamics of development of price index and salary growth in Armenia in 2011

Digging around the Armenian National Statistical Service today I put together this chart which seems to indicate, that while the salaries haven’t been growing in August, price index on the contrary, has continued to rise. Continue reading