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Slovaks earned €818 per month on average in Q2 2013

The average gross nominal salary in Slovakia amounted to €818 per month in the second quarter of 2013, meaning that growth in salaries accelerated by 1.7 percentage points year-on-year to reach 3.2 percent for the same period, the Slovak Statistics Office (ŠÚ) announced September 5. When seasonal effects are taken into account, the average nominal salary posted a hike of 0.7 percent when compared to the figure for Q1 2013. Lower growth in consumer prices when set against the growth in nominal salaries influenced the development of real salaries, which grew by 1.6 percent y-o-y.

The average gross nominal salary in Slovakia amounted to €818 per month in the second quarter of 2013, meaning that growth in salaries accelerated by 1.7 percentage points year-on-year to reach 3.2 percent for the same period, the Slovak Statistics Office (ŠÚ) announced September 5.

When seasonal effects are taken into account, the average nominal salary posted a hike of 0.7 percent when compared to the figure for Q1 2013. Lower growth in consumer prices when set against the growth in nominal salaries influenced the development of real salaries, which grew by 1.6 percent y-o-y.

The highest nominal salaries were recorded in financial and insurance activities, information and communications activities, and electricity and gas supplies, the TASR newswire quoted the ŠÚ as saying. The lowest salaries were posted for employees in accommodation and restaurants; in the arts, entertainment and recreation; and in the construction industry.

In terms of regional distribution, the Bratislava region ended up with the highest average nominal salary of €1,036, while in other regions the average nominal salary ranged from €627 in Prešov region to €768 in Košice region.

In the first half of the year, the average nominal monthly salary reached €804, a y-o-y increase of 2.9 percent.


(Source: TASR)
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

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