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Wage Rate Index - 2nd Quarter 2014

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Wage Rate Index – 2nd Quarter 2014
       The wage rate index for the second quarter 2014 (Base: 4th quarter 2011 = 100)
increased by 1.0% or 1.2 points to reach 120.9 from 119.7 in the first quarter 2014.
 
 
2.       Main increases registered in the sub indices from 1st Quarter to 2nd Quarter 2014 are:
 
Information and communication
7.8%
Arts, entertainment and recreation
6.9%
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
6.2%
Transport and storage
2.1%
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
1.2%
Mining and quarrying
1.2%
 
 
 
 
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 remained at the same level at 130.7 as in the first quarter 2014. This sector accounts for around 32% of the total weight of the wage rate index.
 
 
Statistics Mauritius
September 2014