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Macedonia's avg net wage growth speeds in Feb - table

Macedonia's avg net wage growth speeds in Feb - table Bradley Howard/CC BY 2.0

SKOPJE (Macedonia), April 21 (SeeNews) - Macedonia's real average net monthly wage increased by 2.2% year-on-year in February, after rising 1.6% in the previous month, data from the country's statistical office showed on Friday.

In nominal terms, the average net wage in Macedonia added 2.4% on the year in February, reaching  22,347 denars ($389.2/363.4 euro).

The strongest wage growth was registered in the transportation sector, by 11.9%, followed by the information and communication sector, 6.0%.

On a monthly comparison basis, net wages dropped by 1.3% in February.

Growth of Macedonia's net and gross wages (pct change):

  Feb y/y Jan y/y Feb m/m Jan m/m
real net wage 2.2 1.6 -1.3 -3.6
average nominal net wage 2.4 2.2 -1.8 -3.0
real gross wage 2.3 1.8 -1.2 -3.3
average nominal gross wage 2.5 2.4 -1.7 -2.7

source: Macedonian statistical office

(1 euro = 61.50 denars)

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