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Wage Rate Index - 1st Quarter 2016

Wage Rate Index – 1st Quarter 2016
1.   The wage rate index for the first quarter 2016 (Base: 4th quarter 2011 = 100) increased by 0.6% or 0.8 point to reach 129.3 from 128.5 in the fourth quarter 2015.
2.  Main changes registered in the sub indices from 4th Quarter to 1st Quarter 2016 are:
Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities
Professional scientific and technical activities
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
Human health and social work activities
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 0.1% to  reach 137.0 in the first quarter 2016 from 136.8 in the fourth quarter 2015. This sector accounts for around 32% of the total weight of the wage rate index.
Statistics Mauritius
Ministry of Finance and Economic Development
June 2016