Most Slovaks feel living standards are stagnating or declining

MORE than 40 percent of Slovaks consider their living standard to be decreasing while 46.7 of them think that their standard of living remains the same. A majority say they have not been or do not plan to go on vacation this year, according to Polis polling agency.

MORE than 40 percent of Slovaks consider their living standard to be decreasing while 46.7 of them think that their standard of living remains the same. A majority say they have not been or do not plan to go on vacation this year, according to Polis polling agency.

Just 1.8 percent of surveyed people see their living standard increasing, the SITA newswire reported on September 4.

The survey took the form of phone calls August 20-25 with 1,312 people older than 18 taking part.

Around 74 percent of people responded that they have not gone on vacation and do not plan to this year while 23.9 went on vacation or plan to, according to SITA.

(Source: SITA)

Compiled by Roman Cuprik from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

The processing of personal data is subject to our Privacy Policy and the Cookie Policy. Before submitting your e-mail address, please make sure to acquaint yourself with these documents.

Top stories

Dual quality in the EU will be punished

Slovakia’s Agriculture Ministry welcomed the change, calling it a victory.

Food prices keep falling.

Blog: Bringing top business minds and students together

Martin Kardoš of CSI Leasing introduces the Mentor Network Program aimed at pairing young talents with experienced mentors from the business world.

Martin Kardoš, Managing Director CEE at CSI Leasing, at one of the Mentor Network Program events.

Blog: What about parking slots for “brains”?

Will the state of biomedical research trigger reactions at least half as passionate as Bratislava's parking policy?

Illustrative stock photo