Survey of Employment and Earnings in Large Establishments, March 2010 (preliminary results)

Highlights

Change in employment from March 2009 to March 2010


1. Employment in large establishments increased by 3,761 from 298,454 (191,655 males and 106,799 females) to 302,215 (192,523 males and 109,692 females).

2. Main changes in employment were registered in the following industry groups:

Health and social work +2,225
Real estate, renting and business activities +1,463
Construction +843
Wholesale & retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles, personal and household goods +766
Hotels and restaurants +402
Manufacturing -2,418
Agriculture, hunting, forestry and fishing -524

3. Employment in the General Government Sector increased by 1,075 from 72,872 (49,025 males and 23,847 females) to 73,947 (49,219 males and 24,728 females). Male employment increased by 194 while female employment increased by 881.

4. Employment in large Export Oriented Enterprises (EOE) decreased by 483 from 57,107 (23,973 males and 33,134 females) to 56,624 (23,588 males and 33,036 females).

5. The number of foreign workers increased by 1,290 from 19,902 (12,386 males and 7,516 females) to 21,192 (12,545 males and 8,647 females).

Change in average earnings from March 2009 to March 2010

6. Overall average monthly earnings in large establishments increased by 8.1% from Rs 16,883 to Rs 18,247. A general upward trend was observed in all industry groups with highest increases in ‘Financial Intermediation’ (13.9%), ‘Real estate, renting and business activities’ (12.0%), ‘Electricity, gas and water supply’ (11.9%) and ‘Construction’ (10.6%).

7. Average monthly earnings in the large EOE went up by 5.5% from Rs 8,814 to Rs 9,297.

September 2010

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Introduction

Table 1 - Change in employment establishments by industrial group and sex March 2009 - Table in large sex, March 2010

Table 2 Employment in large establishments by industrial group and sex March - sex, 2008 - March 2010

Table 3 - Employment in the General Government sector by industrial group and sex, March 2008 - March 2010

Table 4 - Change in employment in large establishments of EOE sector by industrial group and sex , March 2009 - March 2010

Table 5 - Employment in large establishments of EOE sector by industrial group and sex , March 2008 - March 2010

Table 6 - Foreign workers employed in large establishments by industrial group and sex, March 2008 - March 2010

Table 7 - Average monthly earnings in large establishments by industrial group, March 2008 - March 2010

Table 8 - Average monthly earnings in large establishments of EOE sector, March 2008 - March 2010

 

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