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0.7 per cent wage increase in manufacturing
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2001-01-12T10:00:00.000Z
Labour market and earnings
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lonnkvart, Wage index, wage development, main business sectors (for example manufacturing, building and construction, oil)Earnings and labour costs, Labour market and earnings
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Wage indexQ3 2000, preliminary figures

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0.7 per cent wage increase in manufacturing

The quarterly wage index for full-time employees in the manufacturing industry shows a 0.7 per cent increase in monthly earnings from the 2nd quarter 2000 to the 3rd quarter 2000.

In the manufacturing industry the wage growth from the 3rd quarter 1999 to the 3rd quarter 2000 was 3.8 per cent, while the corresponding figure from the 2nd quarter 1999 to the 2nd quarter 2000 was 3.9 per cent.

Monthly earnings for employees in transport and communication rose by 1.4 per cent from the 2nd quarter 2000 to the 3rd quarter 2000. In comparison, employees in the construction industry and real estate and business activities received a 1.0 per cent increase in their monthly earnings, while wholesale and retail trade rose by 0.8 per cent from the 2nd quarter 2000 to the 3rd quarter 2000.

Change

Employees in manufacturing had a 3.8 per cent growth in monthly earnings from the 3rd quarter 1999 to the 3rd quarter 2000. The corresponding growth for employees in the construction industry was 4.7 per cent, while those in transport and communication had a growth of 4.4 per cent from the 3rd quarter 1999 to the 3rd quarter 2000. Employees in wholesale and retail trade had a growth of 3.9 per cent in the same period, and employees in real estate and business activities had an increase of 3.7 per cent.

Sample

The sample for the 3rd quarter of 2000 includes about 300 000 full-time employees, broken down into 109 200 in manufacturing, 35 600 in construction, 21 100 in transport and communication, 83 100 in wholesale and retail trade and 50 900 in real estate and business activities. By comparison, the preliminary figures in the national accounts for the 3rd quarter of 2000 show that there are about 298 000 in manufacturing, 107 000 in construction, 124 000 in transport and communication, 320 000 in wholesale and retail trade and 162 000 in real estate and business activities. It must be noted that the figures from the national accounts also include part-time employees.

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