The whole of the EU?I can explain. Wage stagnation/deflation only happens when masses of migrants compete with the indigenous population on a like-for-like basis.
So when Germany allowed nearly a million ME types in, most of these could barely speak German, never mind compete with the German workforce. The net result is that there was no effect to the German low skilled workforce.
I think Florida had something similar happen with an influx of Cubans, but a whole new industry was created for the Cubans (fruit picking I think it was from memory), so again, no competition with the locals.
We had mass migration where you'd find degree educated EU migrants working in coffee shops/low skilled jobs. The competition was very much there.
British wages are being squeezed - here’s why