Wage evolution in 2017 Nominal wage increase of 0.4% in 2017 - real wages decrease by 0.1%
Nominal wage increase of 0.5% in 2018, real wages decrease by -0.4%
Neuchâtel, 11 June 2018 (FSO) -The Swiss nominal wage index rose by +0.4% on average in 2017 compared with 2016. It settled at 101.1 points (base 2015 = 100). Given an average annual inflation rate of +0.5%, real wages registered a decrease of -0.1% (101.0 points, base 2015 = 100) according to calculations by the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).
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