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Wage Rate Index, Quarter 4 and Year 2014

HIGHLIGHTS
Economic and Social Indicators
Wage Rate Index – 4th Quarter & Year 2014
 
Wage Rate Index – 4th Quarter 2014
            The wage rate index for the fourth quarter 2014 (Base: 4th quarter 2011 = 100) stood at 122.0, same as for the third quarter 2014.
 
2.       Main changes registered in the sub indices from 3rd Quarter to 4th Quarter 2014 are:
 
Wholesale & retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
1.5%
Manufacturing
1.3%
Other service activities
1.3%
Electricity, gas, steam & air conditioning supply
1.0%
Financial & insurance activities
1.0%
 
 
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
-8.1%
Education
-1.6%
Human health & social work activities
-0.5%
Arts, entertainment & recreation
-0.1%
 
Wage Rate Index – Year 2014
                                                           
3.         The wage rate index for the year 2014, worked out as the average of the quarterly indices went up by 5.4% or 6.2 points to reach 121.1 in 2014 from 114.9 in 2013. 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 5.1% to  reach 130.6 in 2014 from 124.3 in 2013. This sector accounts for around 32% of the total weight of the wage rate index.
 
 
Statistics Mauritius
Ministry of Finance and Economic Development
March 2015