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Panama: State Expenditure Up

The value of salaries for public employees increased by almost $80 million between June 2014 and April this year.

Monday, July 24, 2017

"... The payroll of employees in state institutions has not stopped growing in terms of number of employees and in salaries since 2014. Figures compiled by the Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic indicate that in June 2014, salary expenses were around $215 million, while in April this year the figure was $291 million."

Prensa.com reports that "...Under this government, the list of employees increased by 15,582 officials, to 224,264 last April. In 2016, the state payroll totaled $3,139 million, up 23.7% compared to June 2014."


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