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The average nominal monthly wage of employee in economy of the SR amounted to EUR 784 in the 3rd quarter. Compared with the 3rd quarter of 2011, the dynamics of the growth moderated by 0,5 p.p. to 2 %. The seasonally adjusted nominal wage increased by 0,4 % compared with the 2nd quarter. The year-on-year decrease of real wage continued which was affected by the growth of consumer prices. Compared with the 3rd quarter of 2011 it deepened by 0,2 p.p. to 1,6 %.
The average nominal monthly wage of employees increased most in information and communication (EUR 1 544), in financial and insurance activities (EUR 1 421), in electricity and gas supply (EUR 1 420). The wage was lower than the average of the whole economy of the SR in nine surveyed sectors. The lowest wage was in accommodation and food service activities (EUR 545), in other service activities (EUR 601) and in construction (EUR 606).
Compared with the 3rd quarter of 2011 the average nominal monthly wage increased in the majority of sectors. The highest relative wage growth was recorded in human health and social service activities by 9,2 % and in electricity and gas supply by 4 %. The wage decreased the most in administrative services by 8,2 % and in mining and quarrying by 2,2 %.
The average nominal monthly wage increased in enterprises employing 20 people or more by 5,2 % to EUR 930, in allowance organizations by 3 % to EUR 687 and in budgetary organizations by 2 % to EUR 771. In smaller enterprises employing 19 people or fewer the wage decreased by 7,8 % to EUR 625.
From the regional aspect, the highest average monthly wage was in Bratislava region (EUR 996). The value of the wage in the rest of the regions was between EUR 593 (Prešov region) and EUR 723 (equally Trnava and Košice region). The average nominal monthly wage was higher than in the 3rd quarter of 2011 almost in all regions. The fastest growing wage was recorded in Trenčín region (by 4,4 %). It decreased only in Trnava and Nitra regions.
In the 1st - 3rd quarter, the average nominal monthly wage of employee in economy amounted to EUR 782. It increased by 2,2 % year-on-year, the real wage decreased by 1,4 %. A rise of the nominal wage was by 0,6 p.p. slower than in the corresponding period last year.
Note: by quarterly reporting system; incomes of entrepreneurs are not included, data are adjusted by statistical estimation of non-registered wage
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