Wage Rate Index – 2nd Quarter 2012
The wage rate index (Base = September 2006) increased by 0.3% or 0.5 point to reach 147.6 in the 2nd quarter 2012 from 147.1 in the 1st quarter 2012. Compared to the 2nd Quarter 2011, the wage rate index increased by 2.9% or 4.1 points.
2. Main changes registered in the sub indices from the 1st Quarter 2012 to 2nd Quarter 2012 are:
|Health & social work
|Electricity, gas & water supply
|Manufacturing, mining & quarrying
|Agriculture, hunting, forestry and fishing
|Other community, social & personal services
3. The wage rate index for the General Government sector which comprises Ministries, Government departments and agencies operating under them, municipalities, district councils and Rodrigues Regional Assembly increased by 0.7%. This sector accounts for one third of the weight of the wage rate index.
28 September 2012