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

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

Last update: 12.04.2019
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Publisher: Headquarters Bratislava
Topic: Sectoral statistics
Domain: Comprehensive products
Publish Date: 12.04.2019

 

Employment

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

Over the first two months of 2019 compared with the same period of 2018, the employment increased, on average, in accommodation by 8,2 %, construction by 7,6 %, selected market services by 7 %, food and beverage service activities by 5,8 %, information and communication by 4,9 %, sale and repair of motor vehicles by 4,4 %, transportation and storage by 3,9 % and in industry by 0,9 %. It dropped in retail trade by 1,7 % and in wholesale by 1 %.

Average monthly wage

In February 2019 compared with February 2018, the average nominal monthly wage increased in transportation and storage by 10 % (amounted to EUR 949), food and beverage service activities by 8,3 % (EUR 496), construction by 8,2 % (EUR 684),  industry by 7,8 % (EUR 1 083), retail trade by 6,3 % (EUR 724), selected market services by 6,3 % (EUR 956), in sale and repair of motor vehicles by 5,1 % (EUR 992), wholesale by 4,9 % (EUR 964), information and communication by 3,9 % (EUR 1 828) and in accommodation by 3,3 % (EUR 714).  

In February 2019, the average real monthly wage grew, year-on-year, in transportation and storage by 7,5 %, food and beverage service activities by 5,9 %, construction by 5,8 %, industry by 5,4 %, retail trade and in selected market services equally by 3,9 %, sale and repair of motor vehicles by 2,7 %, wholesale by 2,5 %, information and communication by 1,6 %, accommodation by 1 %.

Over the first two months of 2019, compared with the same period of 2018, the wage increased in sale and repair of motor vehicles by 10,7 % (amounted to EUR 1 041), wholesale by 10,3 % (EUR 1 009), transportation and storage by 9,6 % (EUR 970), accommodation by 9,3 % (EUR 743), food and beverage service activities by 9 % (EUR 498), industry by 7,8 % (EUR 1 103), retail trade by 6,7 % (EUR 731),  construction by 6,6 % (EUR 697), selected market services by 6,5 % (EUR 966) and in information and communication by 3,1 % (amounted to EUR 1 865).

The real monthly wage increased, year-on-year, in sale and repair of motor vehicles by 8,3 %, wholesale by 7,9 %, transportation and storage by 7,2 %, accommodation by 6,9 %, food and beverage service activities by 6,7 %, industry by 5,5 %, retail trade by 4,4 %, construction by 4,3 %, selected market services by 4,2 % and in information and communication by 0,9 %.

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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