Wage Rate Index – Year 2012
The wage rate index, (Base: fourth quarter 2011=100), worked out as the average of the quarterly indices, went up by 4.7% to reach 103.9 in 2012 from 99.2 in 2011.
2. 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 6.1% to 106.1 in 2012. The General Government sector accounts for around 32% of the total weight of the wage rate index.
3. The wage rate index for the private and public enterprises which together account for some 68% of the weights increased by 4.1% to 102.9 in 2012.
19 April 2013