Slovakia to reach EU average in 2030

THE FINANCE Ministry's Institute of Financial Policy forecasts that Slovakia could reach the average level of EU economies in 2030.

In a report entitled Slovakia's Convergence Toward Developed Economies, the institute predicts that by that date Slovakia's GDP per capita should be 97.6 percent of the EU25 average, while labour productivity per employee should reach 99.7 percent of the EU average.

The country's average wage should grow to €1,955 a month, while the jobless rate should drop to six percent, the institute believes.

On the other hand, the country's consumer prices should lag behind those of the EU more considerably, at just 65.7 percent of the EU25 average in 2030, the Sme daily wrote.

Top stories

News digest: Green passes to be launched on Saturday, minister asks people not to sign up right away

Three other Delta variant cases confirmed in Slovakia. Travelling within the EU should be easier thanks to Green Passes. People in tourism optimistic about the upcoming season.


12 h
Marian Kocner and his lawyer at the Supreme Court

The wrong way to put things right

Overturning not-guilty verdicts, especially in cases as emotive as the Kuciak murder trial, is a very bad idea.


15 h
In 2020, the National Cybersecurity Centre was involved in investigating 450 ransom attacks.

North Koreans and Russians. How did hackers target Slovakia?

The security authority reported hundreds of attacks over the past year.


23. jún
Illustrative stock photo

First Delta variant case confirmed in Slovakia

The labs confirmed the strain in a positive sample from a person who returned from Russia.


23. jún