Q4 2019 Wages Averaged Lv 1,313, Up by 5.1% M/M
February 13 (BTA) - In the fourth quarter of 2019 the
average monthly wages and salaries increased by 5.1 per cent
to 1,313 leva from the previous month. according to preliminary
data of the National Statistical Institute releases on
The highest increase was reported in education - by 14.8 per
cent, and in financial and insurance activities - by 9.2
per cent and electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning
supply - by 9.1 per cent.
The average monthly wages and salaries of the employees under
labour contract in October was 1,296 leva, in November 1,294
leva and in December 2019, 1,349 leva.
The highest growth rates were recorded in real estate - 19.8 per
cent, education - 16.9 per cent and other service activities -
15.7 per cent.
In comparison with a year earlier the average monthly wages and
salaries in public sector grew by 12.2 per cent while in private
sector - by 12.1 per cent.
According to preliminary data at the end of December
2019 the number of employees under labour contract decreased
by 23,700 or down by 1 per cent quarter on quarter to 2.29
Year on year the number of employees under labour contract
decreased by 2,600 or by 0.1 per cent. RY/PP