Iceland -Average wage increase 0.8% in 4th quarter -March 8, 2013

Statistics Iceland has reported on wages in the private sector by economic activity and occupational group in the fourth quarter of 2012. Wages increased by 0.8% on average from the previous quarter according to the quarterly wage index in 4th quarter 2012, with wages increasing by 1.3% in the economic activity of financial intermediation. During the same period wages in construction increased by 0.8%. Wages increased by 4.8% on average from previous year, 5.1% in the private sector and 4.0% in the public sector. The annual change of wage index ranged from 4.1% in wholesale to 9.0% in the economic activity of financial intermediation.

English: http://www.statice.is/Pages/444?NewsID=9458

 

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