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Wage Rate Index - 4th Quarter and Year 2015

 

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Wage Rate Index – 4th Quarter 2015
            The wage rate index for the fourth quarter 2015 (Base: 4th quarter 2011 = 100) stood at 128.5, the same level as for the third quarter 2015.
 
2.       Main changes registered in the sub indices from 3rd Quarter to 4th Quarter 2015 are:
 
 
Real estate activities
+3.0%
Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities
+1.8%
Accommodation and food service activities
+1.3%
Electricity, gas, steam & air conditioning supply
+1.0%
Administrative and support service activities
+0.7%
 
 
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
-5.1%
Education
-1.2%
 
 
Wage Rate Index – Year 2015           
3.         The wage rate index for the year 2015, worked out as the average of the quarterly indices went up by 5.5% or 6.6 points to reach 127.7 in 2015 from 121.1 in 2014. 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 4.8% to  reach 136.7 in 2015 from 130.5 in 2014. This sector accounts for around 32% of the total weight of the wage rate index.
 
   
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Statistics Mauritius
Ministry of Finance and Economic Development
 

30 March 2016