Wages up 0.9 per cent in manufacturing
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Wage indexQ3 2016, preliminary figures



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Wages up 0.9 per cent in manufacturing

Preliminary figures for average basic salaries for full-time employees in manufacturing show a 0.9 per cent increase between the 2nd quarter of 2016 and the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Wage index, percentage change from last quarter
2nd quarter 2015 - 3rd quarter 20152nd quarter 2016 - 3rd quarter 2016
Oil and gas extraction and mining0.70.5
Electricity, gas and steam1.60.5
Water supply, sewerage, waste0.90.7
Wholesale and retail trade1.31.6
Transportation and storage1.60.7
Hotels and restaurants1.41.0
Information and communication0.32.0
Real estate activities1.70.7
Professional, scientific and technical activities-0.11.8
Administrative and support service activities1.71.1
Human health and social work activities0.31.1
Arts, entertainment and recreation1.52.1
Personal service activities0.20.7

Preliminary figures for the wage index show a 0.5 per cent increase in average basic salaries for the 3rd quarter of 2016 in construction and oil and gas extraction and mining, and a 0.7 per cent increase in transport in the same period.

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The statistics are based on data from the “a-meldingen” arrangement from the 1st quarter of 2015. More about a-meldingen.