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Wage Rate Index 1st Quarter 2015

Economic and Social Indicators
Wage Rate Index – 1st Quarter 2015
Highlights
Wage Rate Index – 1st Quarter 2015
            The wage rate index for the first quarter 2015 (Base: 4th quarter 2011 = 100) increased by 3.1% or 3.8 points to reach 125.8 from 122.0 in the fourth quarter 2014.
 
 
2.       Main changes registered in the sub indices from 4th Quarter 2014 to 1st Quarter 2015 are:
 
Real estate activities
 9.6%
Other service activities
 9.1%
Mining and quarrying
 9.0%
Water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities
 7.1%
Accommodation and food service activities
 7.0%
 
 
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
-12.7%
 
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 3.7% to  reach 135.2 in 1st Quarter 2015 from 130.4 in 4th Quarter 2014. This sector accounts for around 32% of the total weight of the wage rate index.
 
 
 
Statistics Mauritius
Ministry of Finance and Economic Development
 
June 2015