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Wage-Rate-Index 3rd-Quarter-2012

Statistics Mauritius
Wage Rate Index – 3rd Quarter 2012
             The wage rate index (Base=December 2011) increased by 3.1% or 3.1 points to reach 103.1 in the first quarter 2012 from 100.0 in the fourth quarter 2011. The second quarter 2012 registered an increase of 0.6% or 0.6 point in the index which stood at 103.7. The wage rate index increased furthermore to 105.1 by 1.4% or 1.4 points in the third quarter 2012.
2.          Main changes registered in the sub indices from 2nd Quarter 2012 to 3rd Quarter 2012 are:
Agriculture, forestry and fishing                                                              23.1%
Transportation and storage                                                                    2.8 %
Arts, entertainment and recreation                                                          2.2%
Water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities        1.6%
Human health and social work activities                                                   -0.4%
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 0.4% or 0.1 point to reach 106.2 in the third quarter 2012 from 105.8 in the second quarter.
Statistics Mauritius
28 December 2012
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