Average wage increased by more than 15 percent in second quarter of 2021
12:25 | 02.09.2021 Category: Economic
Chisinau, 2 September /MOLDPRES/- The National Statistics Bureau announced that in the second quarter of this year the average monthly earnings in the real sector increased by 15.2% compared to the same period last year and amounted to 9,044.5 lei.
According to statistics, the highest values of the average monthly earnings in April-June were registered in information and communications - 21 753.9 lei; financial and insurance activities - 16 698.6 lei; production and supply of electricity and heat, gas, hot water and air conditioning - 14,251.8 lei.
The lowest values of the average monthly salary were registered in: accommodation and catering activities - 5 184.8 lei; agriculture, forestry and fishing - 5,206.4 lei; art, recreation and leisure activities - 6 169.3 lei.
According to the National Bureau of Statistics, in the budgetary sector, the average monthly earnings achieved in the second quarter of this year amounted to 7,778.5 lei (8.5% more than in the second quarter of last year), and in the real sector - 9,497.8 lei (by 17.1% more compared to the second quarter of 2020).
At the same time, the data show an increase of 8.3% in the average number of employees compared to the second quarter of 2020.