20years after-Eastern europe

 

THE  10  EASTERN COUNTRIES OF THE EUROPEAN UNION

20 YEARS AFTER 

GDP PER CAPITA  -   INCOME DISTRIBUTION -  MINIMUM WAGE 

THE MIRAGE OF THE ECONOMIC LIBERALISM 

 

7  countries out of 10 have a GDP per Capita smaller than 20 000 USD or 13 900 €

6  countries out of 10 saw an increase of revenue disparities 

9 countries out of 10 have a gross minimum wage ranging from 123 € to  349 € in 2011

Slovenia has achieved an economic success and is a particular case, which demonstrates that the mediocre economic performances of the other countries are not inevitable

Country

GDP PER CAPITA

 GINI INDEX

Revenu repartition

Gross Minimum wage in2011

ROMANIA

$11,500 (2010 est.)

$12,600 (2008 est.)

0.32 (2008) 0.288 (2003)

157 €

BULGARIA

$12,800 (2010 est.) $13,300 (2008 est.)

0.335  (2008)

0.26     (2001)

123 €

HUNGARY

$14,300 (2010 est.)

$17,200 (2008 est.)

0.36 (2005) 0.32 (1999)

281 €

LATVIA

$14,300 (2010 est.)
$17,200 (2008 est.)

0.36 (2005)

0.32 (1999)

282 €

LITHUANIA

$15,900 (2010 est.)

$18,400 (2008 est.)

0.36 (2005) 0.34 (1999)

232 €

POLAND

$18,800 (2010 est.)

$17,800 (2008 est.)

0.349 (2005)
0.316 (1998)

349 €

ESTONIA

$19,000 (2010 est.)

$21,400 (2008 est.)

0.314 (2009)

0.37   (1999)

278 €

SLOVAKIA

$22,200 (2010 est.)

$22,400 (2008 est.)

0.26 (2005)

0.263 (1996)

317 €

 CZECH REPUBLIC

$25,600 (2010 est.) $26,200 (2008 est.)

0.26    (2005)
0.254 (1996)

319 €

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SLOVENIA

$28,400 (2010 est.)

$30,500 (2008 est.)

0.284 (2008) 0.238 (2004)

748 €