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Wage Rate Index 4th Quarter and Year 2013

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Wage Rate Index – 4th Quarter 2013
           
            The wage rate index for the fourth quarter 2013 (Base: 4th quarter 2011 = 100) increased by 0.4% or 0.4 point to reach 112.2 from 111.8 in the third quarter 2013.
 
 
2.       Main changes registered in the sub indices from 3rd Quarter to 4th Quarter 2013 are:
 
Administrative and support service activities
1.9%
Water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities
1.8%
Transportation and storage
1.4%
Financial and insurance activities
1.4%
Other service activities
1.3%
Manufacturing
1.2%
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
-2.4%
Arts, entertainment and recreation
-1.1%
Education
-1.0%
 
Wage Rate Index – Year 2013
                                                                                                                       
3.         The wage rate index for the year 2013, worked out as the average of the quarterly indices went up by 5.8% or 6.0 points to reach 109.9 in 2013 from 103.9 in 2012. 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 9.9% to  reach 116.6 in 2013 from 106.1 in 2012. This sector accounts for around 32% of the total weight of the wage rate index.
 
 
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Statistics Mauritius
March 2014