Wage development in 2018 Nominal wage increase of 0.5% in 2018, real wages decrease by -0.4%
Increase of 0.9% in nominal wages in 2019 and of 0.5% in real wages
30.04.2019 - The Swiss nominal wage index rose by +0.5% on average in 2018 compared with 2017. It settled at 101.6 points (base 2015 = 100). Given an average annual inflation rate of +0.9%, real wages registered a decrease of -0.4% (100.5 points, base 2015 = 100) according to calculations by the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).
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