Stats Office: Nominal Salary in Industry Up 2 percent Y-o-Y in June

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Bratislava, August 11 (TASR) – Average nominal monthly salaries in June 2016 increased in construction by 7.5 percent year-on-year to €675, the Slovak Statistics Office reported on Thursday.

Other increases in average nominal monthly salaries in June were: in restaurants and pubs – by 6.3 percent to €402, in the sale and repair of motor vehicles – by 6.1 percent to €917, in selected market services – 5.9 percent to €869, in wholesale – 5.7 percent to €869, in retail – 4.4 percent to €623, in accommodation services – 3.5 percent to €644, in transport and warehousing – 2.2 percent to €853, and in industry – 2 percent to €1,001.

A drop in the average nominal monthly salary in June 2016 was recorded only in information and communications activities – by 1.2 percent to €1,708.

Average real monthly salaries rose y-o-y in June 2016 in the following categories: in construction – by 8.4 percent, in restaurants and pubs – 7.2 percent, in the sale and repair of motor vehicles – 7 percent, in selected market services – 6.8 percent, in wholesale – 6.6 percent, in retail – 5.2 percent, in accommodation services – 4.3 percent, in transport and warehousing – 3 percent, and in industry – 2.8 percent.

A drop in the average real monthly salary was recorded only in information and communications activities – by 0.4 percent.

Over the first six months of 2016, meanwhile, nominal monthly salaries increased when compared to the respective period of 2015 in the following categories: in the sale and repair of motor vehicles – by 8.3 percent to €915, in construction – 5.9 percent to €630, in transport and warehousing – 5.8 percent to €827, in wholesale – 5.3 percent to €851, in accommodation services – 5.3 percent to €656, in selected market services – 4.8 percent to €845, in restaurants and pubs – 4.5 percent to €392, in retail – 4.4 percent to €617, and in industry – 3.5 percent to €973. They fell only in information and communications activities – by 0.3 percent to €1,747.

Over the same six months of 2016 real monthly salaries increased y-o-y in the following sectors: in the sale and repair of motor vehicles – by 8.9 percent, in construction – 6.5 percent, in transport and warehousing – 6.4 percent, in wholesale and in accommodation services – both 5.9 percent, in selected market services – 5.4 percent, in restaurants and pubs – 5.1 percent, in retail – 5 percent, in industry – 4.1 percent, and in information and communications activities – 0.3 percent.

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