Source: Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt – In English
WIESBADEN – The index of real earnings in Germany rose by 1.0% in 2018 compared with one year earlier. Based on provisional results of the quarterly survey of earnings, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that nominal earnings in 2018 increased by roughly 3.0% year on year. Consumer prices rose 1.9% in the same period.
On average, employees received an additional 1.1% of real earnings annually in the last 10 years.
Basic data and long time series are available in tables Gross earnings, weekly working hours (62321-0001) and Indices of agreed earnings, weekly working hours (62231-0001) in the GENESIS-Online database.
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