The average wage in the enterprise sector in April 2022 increased by 14.1 percent each yearIt is well above the average forecast of economists, which pointed to an increase of 12.6%.
Does it mean that we do not complain about inflation, because the increases are statistically more than compensated for? “Unfortunately, it does not bode well for expectations of lower inflation. The whirl of wage inflation is spinning fast,” Bicao economists assess.
According to the data of the Central Statistical Office (GUS), in order to be included in the group of profitable “middle-class people” in Poland, you had to receive Gross salary PLN 6,626.95. Compared to March, the average monthly gross salary decreased by 0.6%.
Let’s remember that the average gross salary in March was 6,665.64 PLN – by more than PLN 400, i.e. 7.2 percent more than in February (which resulted, among other things, from the payment of annual bonuses, prizes, etc.).
As indicated by the Central Bureau of Statistics in the latest report, the average gross monthly wages and salaries in the enterprise sector cumulatively increased in the four months of 2022 compared to the corresponding period in 2021 in all sections of the Public Key Directory 2007 (…). The highest total average wages in the business sector in the period of growth were recorded in the “Information and Communications” section In the amount of 11 thousand. PLN 241.36 (an increase of 11.7% over the corresponding period of the previous year), and Lowest in the “Residency and Gastronomy” section at 4,628.67 PLN (despite an increase over the previous year by 18.8%).
At the same time, as reported by the Central Statistical Office, In April 2022, the average employment in the enterprise sector Compared to April 2021, it was 2.8% higher. It amounted to 6496.6 thousand and six thousand. Posts. Compared to the previous month, average employment increased slightly (by 0.2%).
GUS data about average income It is clearly not a perfect scale. First of all, salaries include only in the enterprise sector, where the number of employees is at least 10 people. It also does not display the median, i.e. the most common value. However, they present a consistent picture of the economic situation.
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