Austria -Wage statistics for the first half of 2015 -October 06 2015

According to calculations by Statistics Austria, average wage and salaries increased by 2.6% for employees of trade enterprises and by 2.2% for employees in services enterprises in the first half of 2015. The number of persons employed declined by 0.2% in trade but rose by 1.0% in services. Average hours worked by employee decreased by 0.3% in trade and by 1.7% in services, compared to the same period in the year 2014.



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