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Wage Rate Index - 4th Quarter and Year 2017

 

Wage Rate Index – 4th Quarter and Year 2017
(Base: fourth quarter 2016=100)
Highlights
Wage Rate Index – 4th Quarter 2017
The wage rate index increased by 0.4% or 0.4 point to reach 104.7 in the fourth quarter 2017 from 104.3 in the third quarter 2017.
 
2.       The index rose by 0.2% for the private sector and by 0.4% for the public sector.
 
3.          Main changes from the 3rd Quarter to the 4th Quarter of 2017 are as follows:
 
                   
 
 
Weight
Change
 
 
 
 
 
Public Sector
46%
+0.4%
 
 
 
 
 
General Government (Ministries & Departments, Municipalities, District Councils and Rodrigues Regional Assembly)
 
34%
 
-0.1%
 
Public Enterprises
12%
+1.7%
 
 
 
 
 
Private Sector
54%
+0.2%
 
 
 
 
Of which
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Manufacturing
11%
+0.4%
 
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
7%
+0.3%
 
Accommodation and food service activities
7%
+0.1%
 
Financial and insurance activities
5%
+2.0%
 
Education
5%
-0.6%
 
 
 
Wage Rate Index – Year 2017

 

 
4.         The wage rate index for the year 2017 which is an average of the quarterly indices, worked out to 103.7 compared to 99.2 in year 2016.

 

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Statistics Mauritius
 
Ministry of Finance and Economic Development
 
March 2018