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Wage Rate Index-2nd Quarter 2012

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 1.1%
Education 1.0%
Electricity, gas & water supply 0.7%
Manufacturing, mining & quarrying 0.6%
Agriculture, hunting, forestry and fishing -1.7%
Other community, social & personal services  -0.6% 
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.
Statistics Mauritius
28 September 2012
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