Poland - Wages and employment develop positive - August 31, 2016

Average wages in the private sector increased by 5.3% year on year in June 2016, while employment increased by 3.1%. According to the Central Statistical Office, the average monthly gross salary in the private sector was PLN 4,252.19 (969.22 euro). In the 1st half of 2016, the average paid employment in the private sector rose by 2.9% in annual terms. Helped by ongoing deflation, real wages have enjoyed their fastest rise since March 2015. Wages in June 2016 were 2.1% higher than in May, while employment was up 0.3%.

English: http://www.thenews.pl/1/12/Artykul/262464,Wages-employment-on-the-up-in-Poland  

Report on 1st half of 2016: http://stat.gov.pl/en/topics/other-studies/informations … 

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