Since 2008, wages in eastern Europe have risen by up to 70%, but have fallen in the UK
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Latvia 68.3%
Bulgaria 56.9
Romania 23.9
Poland 21.7
Estonia 17.8
Hungary 13.9
Slovakia 10.6
Lithuania 7.2
Czech Rep 6.4
Slovenia 5.3
EU 8.5
UK -9.3