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0.6 per cent wage growth in manufacturing
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2001-06-22T10:00:00.000Z
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Wage indexQ1 2001, preliminary figures

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0.6 per cent wage growth in manufacturing

The quarterly wage index for full-time employees in the manufacturing industry shows a 0.6 per cent increase in monthly earnings from the 4th quarter 2000 to the 1st quarter 2001. The increase from 1st quarter 2000 to 1st quarter 2001 was 4.5 per cent.

The corresponding growth from 4th quarter 1999 to 4th quarter 2000 was 4.2 per cent.

The increase in monthly earnings for employees in the construction industry was 0.3 per cent from the 4th quarter 2000 to the 1st quarter 2001. The corresponding growth for employees in oil and gas extraction and mining was 3.4 per cent, and for employees in transport, storage and communication it was 1.0 per cent in the same period. Employees in trade and repair and employees in real estate and business activities received a 1.1 increase in their monthly earnings from the 4th quarter 2000 to the 1st quarter 2001.

Change over a year

Employees in manufacturing had a 4.5 per cent growth in monthly earnings from the 1st quarter 2000 to the 1st quarter 2001. The corresponding growth for employees in oil and gas extraction and mining was 9.3 per cent, while employees in transport, storage and communication had a growth of 5.4 per cent. Employees in the construction industry had an increase of 4.8 per cent, employees in trade and repair had an increase of 5.4 per cent in the same period, while those in real estate and business activities had a growth of 5.2 per cent from the 1st quarter 2000 to the 1st quarter 2001.

Sample

The sample for the 1st quarter of 2001 includes approx. 132 800 full-time employees, broken down into 13 200 in oil and gas extraction and mining, 49 800 in manufacturing, 20 800 in construction, 16 700 in transport, storage and communication, 13 600 in trade and repair and 18 700 in real estate and business activities. By comparison, the preliminary figures in the national accounts for the 1st quarter of 2001 show that there are about 22 000 persons employed in oil and gas extraction and mining, 291 000 in manufacturing, 112 000 in construction, 123 000 in transport, storage and communication, 317 000 in trade and repair and 166 000 in real estate and business activities. The figures from the national accounts also include part-time employees.

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