Romania - Net wages up 15% for fourth month in row - September 30, 2019

The average net wage rose by 15.2% in July compared to the same month last year, to € 660, according to data from the National Statistics Institute (INS). The net wage thus posted an annual growth rate close to 15% for the fourth month in a row. The wages in education and public administration increased by 18% and 15% respectively. In construction, they grew by 50% year-on-year thanks to fiscal allowances and the tight labour market. In other industries wages increased by rates of around 20% year-on-year.

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