One third of state expenditure goes to salaries

One in three euros of state expenditure goes to pay the public servants’ wage bill which is estimated to rise by 4.1% in 2020 compared to €2.87 billion in 2019. This is due to cost of living allowance (Cola) payments and pay increments  and because several vacancies have now been filled. In fact, the state … Continue reading One third of state expenditure goes to salaries