Please note that this release was corrected 2. September 2013 at 9:00

According to the wage index, wages increased by 7.7% between the years 2011 and 2012. During the same period wages in the private sector increased by 7.8% and by 7.5% in the public sector.

In the private sector the change in wages ranged from 6.7% for Craft workers to 9.2% for Clerks. In the economic activity of Financial intermediation the wages rose by 11.2% while the increase of wages was 6.0% in the economic activity of Construction.

These results and more are published in a new Statistical Series, Wage Index 2012. The wage index is a quarterly index and shows the changes of regular hourly wages in the private sector by occupational group and economic activity. An aggregate index is also published for the public sector.

Wage index 2012 - Statistical Series