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Employment and average monthly wage in selected sectors of economy in March 2019

Employment and average monthly wage in selected sectors of economy in March 2019

Last update: 10.05.2019
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Publisher: Headquarters Bratislava
Topic: Sectoral statistics
Domain: Comprehensive products
Publish Date: 10.05.2019

 

Employment

In March 2019 compared with March 2018, the employment increased in construction by 9,3 %, accommodation by 8,5 %, selected market services by 7,9 %, food and beverage service activities by 7,5 %, information and communication by 5,6 %, transportation and storage by 4,9 %, sale and repair of motor vehicles by 4,1 % and in industry by 0,5 %. It decreased in wholesale by 2,2 % and in retail trade by 2 %.

Over the first three months of 2019 compared with the same period of 2018, the employment increased, on average, in accommodation by 8,3 %, construction by 8,2 %, selected market services by 7,3 %, food and beverage service activities by 6,4 %, information and communication by 5,1 %, in sale and repair of motor vehicles and in transportation and storage equally by 4,3 %, and in industry by 0,7 %. It dropped in retail trade by 1,8 % and in wholesale by 1,4 %.

Average monthly wage

In March 2019 compared with March 2018, the average nominal monthly wage increased in selected market services by 12,2 % (amounted to EUR 1 044), wholesale by 9,1 % (EUR 1 039), transportation and storage by 8,8 % (EUR 991), construction by 7,4 % (EUR 727),  industry by 6,2 % (EUR 1 143), in accommodation by 6 % (EUR 756), food and beverage service activities by 5,8 % (EUR 491), retail trade by 5,1 % (EUR 747) and in sale and repair of motor vehicles by 4,1 % (EUR 1 020). It decreased in information and communication by 1,9 % (EUR 2 184).  

In March 2019, the average real monthly wage grew, year-on-year, in selected market services by 9,3 %, wholesale by 6,2 %, transportation and storage by 5,9 %, construction by 4,6 %, industry by 3,4 %, accommodation by 3,2 %,  food and beverage service activities by 3 %, retail trade by 2,3 % and in sale and repair of motor vehicles by 1,4 %. It decreased only in information and communication by 4,5 %.

Over the first three months of 2019, compared with the same period of 2018, the wage increased in wholesale by 9,9 % (amounted to EUR 1 019), transportation and storage by 9,3 % (EUR 977), sale and repair of motor vehicles by 8,5 % (EUR 1 034), selected market services by 8,4 % (EUR 992), accommodation by 8,2 % (EUR 748), food and beverage service activities by 8,1 % (EUR 496), industry by 7,2 % (EUR 1 116), construction by 7 % (EUR 707), retail trade by 6,2 % (EUR 737),  and in information and communication by 1,2 % (amounted to EUR 1 970).

The real monthly wage increased, year-on-year, in wholesale by 7,3 %, transportation and storage by 6,7 %, sale and repair of motor vehicles by 6 %, selected market services by 5,9 %, accommodation by 5,7 %, food and beverage service activities by 5,6 %, industry by 4,7 %, construction by 4,5 % and in retail trade by 3,7 %. It decreased in information and communication by 1,2 %.


Note: preliminary data; according to monthly survey; employed persons are employees and entrepreneurs; wages excluding entrepreneur´s incomes, including wages of employees employed by tradesmen.

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