Friday, January 15, 2010


Cost per month for Mayor of Tallinn's new Mercedes-Benz 350 CDI 4Matic: 1,154 euros.

Average monthly net salary in Estonia: 456 euros.

January unemployment in Estonia: 130,000. (Estonian labor force: 693,000.)

Sources: Äripäev, Estonica, CIA Factbook.

1 comment:

  1. Sensitive issue. On one hand, should the mayor of poor city in a poor country not have the proper acoutrements of office? On the other, when your car payment is three times a salary, it does give off the vibe of an African kleptocracy.