Ossinovski: Income inequality holding back Estonia's development

  • 2016-07-23
  • BNS/TBT Staff/Tallinn
Income inequality in Estonia is greater than in any other EU member state, which is hindering the nation’s development and jeopardising social cohesion, chairman of the Estonian Social Democratic Party (SDE) Jevgeni Ossinovski said on Saturday, noting that the phenomenon is particularly visible in regional inequality. "We are one of the smallest countries in Europe, yet we have the biggest regional differences," Ossinovski stated in his speech at a meeting of the SDE extended board. "The average wage in Harju County was 862 euros in 2010. Th...
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