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Wage Rate Index 1st Quarter 2014

Highlights
           
Wage Rate Index – 1st Quarter 2014
 
                       The wage rate index for the first quarter 2014 (Base: 4th quarter 2011 = 100) increased by 1.9% or 2.2 points to reach 119.5 from 117.3 in the fourth quarter 2013.
 
 
2.       Main changes registered in the sub indices from 4th Quarter 2013 to 1st Quarter 2014 are:
 
Human health and social work activities
4.0%
Water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities
3.8%
Mining and quarrying
3.8%
Public administration and defence, compulsory social security
3.3%
Other service activities
3.3%
 
 
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
-14.5%
Construction
- 0.7%
                                   
                                                                                   
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 3.3% to  reach 130.7 in 1st Quarter 2014 from 126.5 in fourth quarter 2013. This sector accounts for around 32% of the total weight of the wage rate index.
 
 
 
Statistics Mauritius
June 2014