Nominal wages rose in July, most in sales and vehicle repair sectors

The average nominal salaries in July 2013 increased most year-on-year in the sale and repair of motor vehicles – by 7.2 percent to €801 per month, the Slovak Statistics Office (ŠÚ) announced.

The average nominal salaries in July 2013 increased most year-on-year in the sale and repair of motor vehicles – by 7.2 percent to €801 per month, the Slovak Statistics Office (ŠÚ) announced.

Other y-o-y increases in nominal salaries in July were: in industry by 6 percent to €900, in information and communications by 5.4 percent to €1,745, in accommodation by 3.3 percent to €588, in wholesale by 2.9 percent to €781, in bars and restaurants by 2.8 percent to €373, in transport and warehousing by 2.1 percent to €768, in selected market services by 2.1 percent to €826, in retail by 1.1 percent to €565, and in construction by 0.3 percent to €633.

Real salaries in July 2013 increased year-on-year in the following sectors: the sale and repair of motor vehicles; 5.6 percent, in industry; 4.4 percent, in information and communications; 3.8 percent, in accommodation; 1.8 percent, in wholesale; 1.4 percent, in bars and restaurants; 1.3 percent; in transport and warehousing and in selected market services, both 0.6 percent. Real salaries fell in retail by 0.4 percent and in construction by 1.2 percent, the TASR newswire cited from ŠÚ statistics September 11.

Over the first seven months of the year, real monthly salaries rose in the sale and repair of motor vehicle, 3.5 percent; in industry, 2.4 percent; in accommodation, 1.2 percent; in bars and restaurants, 0.7 percent; and in selected market services, 1.3 percent. Real salaries fell between January-July in construction, 1.3 percent; in information and communications, 0.6 percent; in retail, 0.5 percent; in transport and warehousing, 0.4 percent; and in wholesale, 0.3 percent.

(Source: TASR)
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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