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Average monthly wage of employee in economy of the SR in the 3rd quarter of 2019

Average monthly wage of employee in economy of the SR in the 3rd quarter of 2019

Last update: 05.12.2019
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Publisher: Ústredie ŠÚ SR
Topic: Demographic and social statistics
Domain: Labour cost
Publish Date: 05.12.2019

Average nominal wage incresed by 7,7 % year-on-year

The average nominal monthly wage of employee in the SR economy amounted to EUR 1 068 and compared with the 3rd quarter of the last year, it increased by 7,7 %.

Taking into account the inflation rate, an increase of the real wage reached 4,7%. The seasonally adjusted average wage rose by 0,9 % compared with the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Average monthly wage of employee in economy of the SR in the 3rd quarter of 2019

The highest level of the average monthly wage was reached in the sector of information and communication (EUR 1 840), financial and insurance activities (EUR 1 768) and electricity, gas and steam supply (EUR 1 749). In eleven sectors, the wage was lower than the average in the SR economy. The lowest average nominal wage was recorded by employees in accommodation and food service activities (EUR 689), other service activities (EUR 740) and in construction (EUR 749).

Compared with the corresponding period last year, the average nominal monthly wage increased in most sectors, relatively most rapidly in public administration and defense (by 16,8 %), education (by 11,9 %), in health and social work activities (by 11,5 %) and in arts, entertainment and recreation (by 10,9 %).

In territorial terms, the average nominal monthly wage was higher than the average of the total SR economy only in Bratislavský kraj (EUR 1 311). In other regions, it ranged from EUR 829 in Prešovský kraj to EUR 1 017 in Trnavský kraj.

The average wage was higher than in the 3rd quarter 2018 in all regions with relatively highest increase by 9,9 % in Nitriansky kraj.

In the 1st- 3rd quarter of 2019, the average nominal monthly wage of an employee in economy reached EUR 1 064. It increased by 8,1 %, year-on-year, the real wage rose by 5,4 %. An increase of the nominal wage was by 1,7 p.p faster than in the corresponding period last year.


Note: according to quarterly reporting system; incomes of entrepreneurs are not included, data are adjusted by statistical estimation of non-registered wage of employees working for tradesmen
p.p. percentage point
Source: SO SR, DATAcube [pr0204qs, pr0205qs]

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