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Average monthly wage of employee in economy of the SR in the 1st quarter of 2019

Average monthly wage of employee in economy of the SR in the 1st quarter of 2019

Last update: 06.09.2019
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Publisher: Headquarters Bratislava
Topic: Demographic and social statistics
Domain: Labour cost
Publish Date: 06.06.2019

The average nominal monthly wage of employee in the SR economy amounted to EUR 1 023 and compared with the 1st quarter of the last year, it increased by 7,1 %. Lower increase of consumer prices compared with a rise of the nominal wage affected a development of the real wage, which increased by 4,6 %.  The seasonally adjusted average wage rose by 2,2 % compared with the 4th quarter of 2018.

Development of average nominal monthly wage

The highest level of the average monthly wage was reached in the sector of financial and insurance activities (EUR 2 021), information and communication (EUR 1 886), and in electricity, gas and steam supply (EUR 1 817).  In ten sectors, the wage was lower than the average in the SR economy. The lowest average nominal wage was recorded in accommodation and food service activities (EUR 572), other service activities (EUR 639) and in construction (EUR 707).

Compared with corresponding period last year, the average nominal monthly wage increased in all sectors, relatively fastest in education (by 13,6 %), arts, entertainment and recreation (by 11,7 %), in public administration and defense (by 11,3 %) and in health and social work activities (by 10,1 %). 

Compared with the 1st quarter of 2018, in terms of the legal form of entities, the average nominal monthly wage increased in budgetary organizations by 13 % to EUR 1 123, in allowance organizations by 11,6 % to EUR 1 190,  in large enterprises employing 20 people or more by 6,3 % to EUR 1 223, and in small enterprises employing 19 people or fewer by 4,8 % to EUR 736.

In territorial terms, the average nominal monthly wage was higher than the average of the total SR economy only in Bratislavský kraj (EUR 1 310). In other regions, it ranged from EUR 777 in Prešovský kraj to EUR 965 in Trnavský kraj. The average wage was higher than in the 1st quarter of 2018 in all regions with the highest relative increase by 9,3 % in Prešovský kraj.


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: SOSR, DATAcube. [pr0204qs, pr0205qs]

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