Friday - 16 March 2012
Wage index 2011
According to the wage index, wages increased by 6.7% between the years 2010 and 2011. During the same period wages in the private sector increased by 7.6% and in public sector by 4.4%.
In the private sector the change in wages ranged from 6.2% for Craft workers to 8.9% for Professionals. In the economic activity of Financial intermediation the wages rose by 10.0% while the increase of wages was 4.7% in the economic activity of Construction.
These results and more are published in a new Statistical Series, Wage Index 2011. The wage index is a quarterly index and shows the changes of regular hourly wages in the private sector by occupational group and economic activity. An aggregate index is also published for the public sector.
Wage index 2011 - Statistical Series