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					Country: Afghanistan

                                                                  C26              C131
       I. Convention Ratification (1= Yes)                                     0          0

                                                                   currency/
                                                                     index           1995     1996   1997   1998     1999      2000     2001      2002      2003      2004     2005      2006      2007      2008     2009   2010   2011 Source(s)*
       II. Nominal wage indicators
                   Nominal gross mean average monthly wages
                         Series 1
                         Series 2
                         Series 3
                         Series 4
           Nominal gross mean average monthly wages - women
             Nominal gross mean average monthly wages - men
                          Nominal gross median monthly wages

      III. Real wage indicators
                 Real gross mean average monthly wage growth per cent
                       Real gross mean average monthly wages

      IV. Minimum wage
                              Nominal monthly minimum wage afghanis                                                                                                                                                          4000   5000

       V. Inequality indicators
                                                        D9/D1
                                                        D5/D1
                                                        D9/D5
                                           Low pay incidence
                                            (Percent women)

                                   Low pay incidence (women)
                                               Gini coefficient

      VI. Wage share indicators
                                         Adjusted wage share
                                       Unadjusted wage share

                                                   *Source: ILO Global Wage Database - for detailed source information, please see the detailed tabs of the respective indicators contained in this Excel workbook.
country                            region                2006    2007    2008    2009   2010   2011 Source
Algeria                            Africa                  6.6     4.7                              Algeria National Statistical Office
Angola                             Africa
Benin                              Africa
Botswana                           Africa                                                7.6         Central Statistical Office of Botswana
Burkina Faso                       Africa
Burundi                            Africa                        13.6    -12.7                       National Institute for Statistics and Economic Studies in Burundi
Cameroon                           Africa
Cape Verde                         Africa
Central African Republic           Africa
Chad                               Africa
Comoros                            Africa
Congo                              Africa                 -3.0                                       Centre National de la Statistique et des Etudes Economiques
Côte d'Ivoire                      Africa
Democratic Republic of the Congo   Africa
Egypt                              Africa                  6.2    -0.8   16.9    -5.3    8.6         Egypt Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics
Equatorial Guinea                  Africa
Eritrea                            Africa
Ethiopia                           Africa
Gabon                              Africa
Gambia                             Africa
Ghana                              Africa
Guinea-Bissau                      Africa
Guinea                             Africa
Kenya                              Africa                  1.4     4.2    -8.9   -5.3   -0.4    -8.1 Kenya National Bureau of Statistics
Lesotho                            Africa                -10.8   -20.1    -3.0   -4.1    0.3     4.2 Lesotho Bureau of Statistics
Liberia                            Africa
Libya                              Africa
Madagascar                         Africa
Malawi                             Africa                 -6.3                                       National Statistical Office of Malawi
Mali                               Africa
Mauritania                         Africa
Mauritius                          Africa                 -3.7    -2.4    -1.8   14.0    5.0     3.1 Central Statistics Office of Mauritius
Morocco                            Africa                 -0.3     1.1     0.9    3.8    1.7     2.8 Caisse Nationale de Sécurité Sociale de Maroc
Mozambique                         Africa                  0.6     6.0    -9.2   10.6   11.3     2.3 National Institute of Statistics
Namibia                            Africa
Niger                              Africa
Nigeria                            Africa
Reunion                            Africa                  0.1    1.4                                Insee
Rwanda                             Africa
Senegal                            Africa                  2.2                                       Senegal Les salaires : etat des lieux, tendances et evolution recentes, Momar Ballé Sylla, aout 2009, mimeo
Sierra Leone                       Africa
Somalia                            Africa
South Africa                       Africa                         1.0     -0.2    4.0    9.7     2.7 Statistics South Africa
Sudan                              Africa
Swaziland                          Africa
Tanzania, United Republic of       Africa
Togo                               Africa
Tunisia                            Africa                  1.6    1.7      0.2    2.3    1.4     3.2 Tunisian National Institute of Statistics
Uganda                             Africa                  4.7    7.9    -16.5   -3.4   -0.3     5.9 Uganda Bureau of Statistics
Zambia                             Africa
Zimbabwe                           Africa
Afghanistan                        Asia
Bangladesh                         Asia                   11.1   -11.3    2.7    12.8    0.5         Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics
Bhutan                             Asia
Brunei                             Asia
Cambodia                           Asia
China                              Asia                   12.9   13.4    10.7    12.6    9.8         National Bureau of Statistics China
Fiji                               Asia
Hong Kong (China)                  Asia                    2.0     1.7    -4.0           1.9     4.1 Census and Statistics Department of Hong Kong
India                              Asia                   -2.1    -2.3    -1.6   -2.5    2.1    -4.0 Government of India Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation
Indonesia                          Asia                   -6.0    -1.5    -2.7    0.8    6.4         Statistics Indonesia of the Republic of Indonesia
Iran, Islamic Republic of          Asia                    8.0     0.0    -9.1    3.0   -2.8   -12.5 Statistical Centre of Iran
Korea (North)                      Asia
Korea, Republic of                 Asia                    3.4    2.9     -1.5   -3.3    3.0    -1.7 Ministry of Labour of Korea
Lao People's Democratic Republic   Asia
Macau (China)                      Asia                    0.2    1.2     -0.8    1.8   10.1     3.3 Statistics and Census Service Macao SAR Government
Malaysia                           Asia                    0.0    3.2     -3.2    0.0    4.0     3.9 Department of Statistics of Malaysia
Maldives, Republic of              Asia
Mongolia                           Asia                   20.8   25.2    25.0     3.1    3.2   13.5 Mongolia National Statistical Office
Myanmar                            Asia                  142.5    1.5    11.2                       ILO Laborsta
Nepal                              Asia                   -0.5    3.7     4.7     4.4    4.5   14.9 Nepal Rastra Bank
Pakistan                           Asia                           7.1     3.5    -1.8    2.6   -0.9 Government of Pakistan Statistics Division
Papua New Guinea                   Asia
Philippines                        Asia                    0.5    -1.0    -4.3    1.0    1.6    -0.8 National Statistical Office of the Phillipines
Singapore                          Asia                    2.2     4.0    -1.1   -3.2    2.7     0.7 Statistics Singapore
Solomon Islands                    Asia
Sri Lanka                          Asia                    1.1    -4.8    -4.4                       ILO Laborsta
Thailand                           Asia                    1.5     0.7     4.5   -1.6    3.2     3.3 National Statistical Office of Thailand
Timor-Leste                        Asia
Viet Nam                           Asia                                                  9.5         General Statistics Office of Vietnam
Australia                          Developed Economies     0.7    2.3    -0.8     2.4    2.2     0.7 Australian Bureau of Statistics
Austria                            Developed Economies     2.2    0.9     0.1     1.9   -0.4    -1.4 Statistics Austria
Belgium                            Developed Economies    -0.1   -1.2    -0.2     3.9   -0.9         Belgium Ministry of Economic Affairs
Bulgaria                           Developed Economies     3.6   11.1    13.0     9.1    3.3     5.6 Bulgarian National Statistical Institute
Canada                             Developed Economies     0.4    2.1     0.5     1.2    1.8    -0.4 Statistics Canada
Cyprus                             Developed Economies     2.8    2.8     1.6     2.7    0.0         Statistical Service of Cyprus
Czech Republic                     Developed Economies     3.1    4.4     0.7     0.2   -0.7    -6.4 Czech Statistical Office
Denmark                            Developed Economies                                   0.9         Statistics Denmark
Estonia                            Developed Economies    11.6   13.0      3.2   -4.9   -1.8     0.7 Statistics Estonia
Finland                            Developed Economies     1.8    2.2      1.2    1.6    0.7         Statistics Finland
France                             Developed Economies     0.5    1.5      0.5    1.3                Insee
Germany                            Developed Economies    -1.0   -0.8     -0.5   -0.6    1.0     0.8 Federal Statistical Office of Germany
Greece                             Developed Economies     3.2    5.0     -3.1    9.5                National Statistical Service of Greece
Hungary                            Developed Economies     4.1    0.0      1.3   -3.5   -3.4     1.3 Hungarian Central Statistic Office
Iceland                            Developed Economies            6.1     -4.9   -8.0   -1.1     0.8 Statistics Iceland
Ireland                            Developed Economies                            1.7   -0.3    -1.6 Central Statistics Office of Ireland
Israel                             Developed Economies    -0.3    6.2    -1.1    -2.9   -0.7         Israel Central Bureau of Statistics
Italy                              Developed Economies     0.9    0.1    -0.8    -0.6    0.2    -1.6 Eurostat
Japan                              Developed Economies    -0.2   -0.1    -1.9    -1.9    2.3         Japan Ministry of Health Labor and Welfare
Latvia                             Developed Economies    15.2   19.7     4.4    -6.8   -2.3     0.0 Statistics Latvia
Lithuania                          Developed Economies    16.1   18.2    13.8     1.4   -0.2    -0.1 Statistics Lithuania
Luxembourg                         Developed Economies     0.8    1.5             2.0    0.3    -0.9 STATEC Luxembourg
Malta                              Developed Economies     1.7    1.8     0.0    -0.1    2.4     1.5 Malta National Statistics Office
Netherlands                        Developed Economies            0.4     1.1           -0.2         Statistics Netherlands
New Zealand                                 Developed Economies               -0.3    5.0    0.0      0.1    1.7    -1.5 Statistics New Zealand
Norway                                      Developed Economies                2.3    4.9             1.3    1.5     2.5 Statistics Norway
Poland                                      Developed Economies                3.8    5.3    5.6      1.9    1.4     1.1 Central Statistical Office of Poland
Portugal                                    Developed Economies               -0.1    0.7    1.9      3.5                Gabinete de Estratégia e Planeamento (GEP) do Ministério do Trabalho e da Solidariedade Social
Romania                                     Developed Economies               11.1   16.2   17.0     -0.8   -2.8         Romanian National Institute of Statistics
Slovakia                                    Developed Economies                2.5    7.5    3.5      3.0    2.7    -1.1 Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic
Slovenia                                    Developed Economies                3.1    2.5    2.5      2.5    2.8         Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
Spain                                       Developed Economies                1.2    1.1    0.9      3.5   -1.1    -1.9 Spain National Statistics Institute
Sweden                                      Developed Economies                1.4    1.5    1.7      0.9   -0.1     0.7 Statistics Sweden
Switzerland                                 Developed Economies                0.1    0.9   -0.4      2.6    0.1     0.7 Swiss Federal Statistical Office
United Kingdom                              Developed Economies                       0.7    0.7     -0.5   -1.9    -3.5 UK National Statistics
United States                               Developed Economies                             -1.1      1.5    0.7    -0.2 US Bureau of Labor Statistics
Albania                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asia    6.7   21.6   21.3      3.0   -7.0         Albania National Institute of Statistics
Armenia                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asia   17.0   17.4   12.8     15.8    2.2         National Statistics Service of Armenia
Azerbaijan                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia   11.2   24.2    5.3      6.9    5.3     1.5 State Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan
Belarus                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asia   17.3   10.0    9.0      0.1   15.0         Republic of Belarus Official Statistics
Bosnia and Herzegovina                      Eastern Europe and Central Asia                  8.6      8.6   -1.0         Agency of Statistics for Bosnia & Herzegovina
Croatia                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asia    2.9    3.4    1.2     -0.4   -0.8         Republic of Croatia Central Bureau of Statistics
Georgia                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asia   24.6   21.2   32.1      2.3    0.2         National Statistics Office of Georgia
Kazakhstan                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia   10.3   16.1   -1.0      3.2    7.6     7.1 Agency of Statistics of Kazakhstan
Kyrgyzstan Republic                         Eastern Europe and Central Asia   18.5   10.2    8.8      7.3    8.0    12.2 National Statistical Committee of the Kyrgyz Republic
Moldova, Republic of                        Eastern Europe and Central Asia   14.2    8.3    8.7      8.6    0.7    -0.2 National Bureau of Statistics Moldova
Russian Federation                          Eastern Europe and Central Asia   13.3   17.3   11.5     -3.5    5.2     4.3 Russia Federal State Statistics Service
Serbia                                      Eastern Europe and Central Asia   12.4   14.2    4.9    -10.6    1.2    -0.1 Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia
Tajikistan                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia   26.5   24.1   17.8     15.3   17.1         State Committee on Statistics of Tajikstan
The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia   Eastern Europe and Central Asia    4.6    2.5    0.3     15.0   -0.5    -2.6 Republic of Macedonia State Statistical Office
Turkey                                      Eastern Europe and Central Asia    3.3    5.5    0.1     -7.7    6.7     8.0 TurkStat
Turkmenistan                                Eastern Europe and Central Asia                  4.1     15.2    5.0     7.5 State Committee of Turkmenistan Statistics
Ukraine                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asia   18.4   15.0    6.8     -8.9            8.9 State Committee of Statistics of Ukraine
Uzbekistan                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Argentina                                   Latin America and the Caribbean
Bahamas (The)                               Latin America and the Caribbean
Barbados                                    Latin America and the Caribbean
Belize                                      Latin America and the Caribbean
Bolivia, Plurinational State of             Latin America and the Caribbean
Brazil                                      Latin America and the Caribbean    4.0    3.2     3.4    3.2     3.8     2.7   Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE)
Chile                                       Latin America and the Caribbean    2.0    2.8    -0.3    4.8     2.2     2.5   National Statistics Institute of Chile
Colombia                                    Latin America and the Caribbean    3.8   -0.3    -1.7    1.2     2.7    -0.2   Central Bank of Colombia
Costa Rica                                  Latin America and the Caribbean    1.6    1.4    -2.0   10.1     3.0     6.3   Central Bank of Costa Rica
Cuba                                        Latin America and the Caribbean
Dominican Republic                          Latin America and the Caribbean   -0.4    4.1    -0.6    2.2                 Central Bank of the Dominican Republic
Ecuador                                     Latin America and the Caribbean    0.2    9.8    -3.6    0.9      6.4    2.8 National Institute of Statistics and Census of Ecuador
El Salvador                                 Latin America and the Caribbean   -3.6    0.7    -4.8    3.9     -3.3        Ministry of the Economy and General Direction for Statistics and Census
Guadeloupe                                  Latin America and the Caribbean    0.2    1.1                                Insee
Guatemala                                   Latin America and the Caribbean
Guyana                                      Latin America and the Caribbean   -5.2   -9.1                                  Insee
Haiti                                       Latin America and the Caribbean
Honduras                                    Latin America and the Caribbean    1.3    6.1    -0.4     2.1    -5.7        ILO SIALC
Jamaica                                     Latin America and the Caribbean    3.5    1.4    -6.2    -6.8   -12.8   10.3 Statistical Institute of Jamaica
Martinique                                  Latin America and the Caribbean   -1.1    0.6                                Insee
Mexico                                      Latin America and the Caribbean    1.6    1.5    0.2     -1.0    -0.9    0.8 Mexico National Institute of Statistics and Geography
Netherlands Antilles                        Latin America and the Caribbean
Nicaragua                                   Latin America and the Caribbean    3.7   -7.3   -10.2    8.5     -0.3   -3.2 Ministry of Labour of Nicaragua (MITRAB)
Panama                                      Latin America and the Caribbean    2.5    1.3    -3.1    2.0      7.4        Panama National Institute of Statistics and Census
Paraguay                                    Latin America and the Caribbean    1.4    0.8    -0.6    3.9      1.7    3.1 Central Bank of Paraguay
Peru                                        Latin America and the Caribbean    5.5    6.1     4.4    5.8     -2.1    4.0 Peru National Institute of Statistics
Puerto Rico                                 Latin America and the Caribbean   -1.5    0.1    -2.0    3.0     -1.5        US Bureau of Labor Statistics
Suriname                                    Latin America and the Caribbean
Trinidad and Tobago                         Latin America and the Caribbean
Uruguay                                     Latin America and the Caribbean    4.4    4.8     3.5     7.3     3.3    4.0 National Institute of Statistics of Uruguay
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of           Latin America and the Caribbean                  -4.1    -4.6    -4.7    4.2 Venezuela Central Bank
Bahrain                                     Middle East                       -2.5    5.2     5.5    -4.0     4.4        Kingdom of Bahrain Labour Market Regulatory Authority
Iraq                                        Middle East
Jordan                                      Middle East                        0.6    4.1    0.7     5.0     2.3           Jordan Department of Statistics
Kuwait                                      Middle East                       -2.7    5.4    0.3     3.1     0.7           Kuwait Central Statistical Office
Lebanon                                     Middle East
Oman                                        Middle East                               5.1    -2.1    1.5     -3.2        Oman Ministry of the National Economy
Qatar                                       Middle East                               6.7     1.8   10.7                 Qatar Statistics Authority
Saudi Arabia                                Middle East                              -2.5    -6.9   -2.7                 Saudi Arabia Central Department of Statistics
Syrian Arab Republic                        Middle East                              -0.9     2.3    1.6     -2.1        Syria Central Bureau of Statistics
United Arab Emirates                        Middle East                        5.9    4.8    -2.7                        UAE Ministry of the Economy
West Bank & Gaza                            Middle East                        4.9   -1.2    -0.2    0.9     -4.8   -3.5 Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics
Yemen                                       Middle East
    country name
Count                                  region   indicator definition currency/index          1995       1996       1997   1998     1999     2000     2001     2002     2003     2004     2005     2006     2007     2008     2009     2010
1   Algeria                            Africa              gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                average nominal wages algerian dinars                                                                20567             21811    22627    21414    23355    25329
1   Angola                             Africa              gross average
                                                average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
1   Benin                              Africa              gross average
                                                average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
1   Botswana                           Africa              gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                average nominal wages pula                                                                                                                                                   3793     4364
2   Botswana                           Africa              gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                average nominal wages pula                                                         1655     1780     2011     2288     2452     2652     2965     3312     3653     3916     4461
1   Burkina Faso                       Africa              gross average nominal
                                                average nominal wages FCFA monthly wages in local currency units                                     39700
1   Burundi                            Africa              gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                average nominal wages burundi francs                                                                                                              57154    74281    81707
1   Cameroon                           Africa              gross average
                                                average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
1   Cape Verde                         Africa              gross average
                                                average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
1   Central African Republic           Africa              gross average
                                                average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
1   Chad                               Africa              gross average
                                                average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
1   Comoros                            Africa              gross average
                                                average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
1   Congo                              Africa   average nominal wages FCFA monthly wages in local currency units
                                                           gross average nominal                                                                                       112675   115351   119963   121736
1   Côte d'Ivoire                      Africa              gross average
                                                average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
1   Democratic Republic of the Congo   Africa              gross average nominal franc
                                                average nominal wages congolesemonthly wages in local currency units                                                                     10442
1   Egypt                              Africa              gross average nominal monthly
                                                average nominal wages egyptian pound wages in local currency units                 620      702      667      706      754      823      897      992      1092     1426     1569     1902
2   Egypt                              Africa              gross average nominal monthly                429
                                                average nominal wages egyptian pound wages in local currency units 464    490      620      702      667      706      754      823      897      992      1092
1   Equatorial Guinea                  Africa              gross average
                                                average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
1   Eritrea                            Africa              gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                average nominal wages nakfa
1   Ethiopia                           Africa              gross average
                                                average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
1   Gabon                              Africa   average nominal wages FCFA monthly wages in local currency units
                                                           gross average nominal             522774 523808 549439         539090   490251   501753
1   Gambia                             Africa              gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                average nominal wages dalasi                                              1975
1   Ghana                              Africa   average nominal wages ghana cedi
                                                           gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units                                                                   95
1   Guinea                             Africa              gross average
                                                average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
1   Guinea-Bissau                      Africa              gross average
                                                average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
1   Kenya                              Africa              gross average nominal monthly
                                                average nominal wages kenyan shilling wages in local currency units                                           18151    19729    23058    24524    26374    28661    30325    31734    32844
1   Lesotho                            Africa   average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                           gross average                                           712    723      863      905      839      889      862      952      1057     1003     875      940      953      989
1   Liberia                            Africa              gross average
                                                average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
1   Libya                              Africa              gross average
                                                average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
1   Madagascar                         Africa              gross average nominal franc (2001-2004); ariary (2005)
                                                average nominal wages malagasy monthly wages in local currency units                                 210856                     473485   82550
1   Malawi                             Africa              gross average nominal             786        944
                                                average nominal wages kwacha monthly wages in local currency units 1093   1291     3532     4609     5860              13392    15550    19530    20850
1   Mali                               Africa              gross average
                                                average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
1   Mauritania                         Africa              gross average
                                                average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
1   Mauritius                          Africa              gross average nominal
                                                average nominal wages rupees monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                             5389       5767       6461   6883     7479     8178     8701     9159     9826     11103    12061    12632    13397    14440    16883    18247
1   Morocco                            Africa              gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                average nominal wages index                                                                                                     100      101      104      107      112      118      121
1   Mozambique                         Africa              gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                average nominal wages index                                                                                                     100      115      131      150      151      172      215
1   Namibia                            Africa              gross average
                                                average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
1   Niger                              Africa              gross average
                                                average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
1   Nigeria                            Africa              gross average
                                                average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
1   Reunion                            Africa   average nominal wages euro
                                                           gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units                                                          2145     2177     2234     2295
1   Rwanda                             Africa              gross average
                                                average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units                                  275080                              177987
1   Senegal                            Africa              gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                average nominal wages CFA franc              143496 137288 154230         167023   168577   165498   177667   188771   201356   203618   211953   221180
1   Sierra Leone                       Africa              gross average
                                                average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
1   Somalia                            Africa              gross average
                                                average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
1   South Africa                       Africa              gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                average nominal wages rand                                                                                                                        7655     8281     9235     10237    11715
1   Sudan                              Africa              gross average
                                                average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
1   Swaziland                          Africa              gross average nominal monthly
                                                average nominal wages swazi emalangeni wages in local currency units
                                                                                             1091       1185       1394   1585     1706     1755
1   Tanzania, United Republic of       Africa              gross average nominal shilling    75361
                                                average nominal wages tanzanian monthly wages in local currency units                       49954                                                 98454
1   Togo                               Africa              gross average
                                                average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
1   Tunisia                            Africa              gross average
                                                average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units                         7        5        5        6        5        5        6        5        5        6        6
1   Uganda                             Africa              gross average nominal
                                                average nominal wages shilling monthly wages in local currency units                                                            237542   245679   274291   316029   283052   312372   340698
1   Zambia                             Africa              gross average nominal monthly
                                                average nominal wages zambian kwacha wages in local currency units                                                                       293621
1   Zimbabwe                           Africa              gross average nominal monthly     1635
                                                average nominal wages zimbabwean dollarwages in local currency units
                                                                                                        2170       3064   3860     5873     11063    15200    27938
1   Afghanistan                        Asia                gross average
                                                average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
1   Bangladesh                         Asia     average nominal wages index
                                                           gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                                        1900       1989   2141     2259     2390     2489     2637     2926     3111     3293     3906     3779     4227     5025     5460
2   Bangladesh                         Asia                gross average
                                                average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units                                                                      1485                                         2553
1   Bhutan                             Asia                gross average
                                                average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
1   Brunei                             Asia                gross average
                                                average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
1   Cambodia                           Asia                gross average
                                                average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units                                                             178793                     290371            314665
1   China                              Asia     average nominal wages yuan
                                                           gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                             458        518        539    621      693      778      903      1031     1164     1327     1517     1738     2060     2408     2687     3045

                                                                                                              ILO Global Wage Database 2010
                                                                                                     4 2:02 AM 1/13/2013 NOMINAL AVERAGE WAGE
    country name
Count                                  region      indicator definition currency/index          1995        1996       1997    1998     1999     2000     2001     2002     2003     2004      2005      2006      2007      2008      2009      2010
2   China                              Asia                   gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                   average nominal wages yuan                                                                                                                                                          1517      1730
1   Fiji                               Asia                   gross average nominal
                                                   average nominal wages fiji dollar monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                                            406        380     376      393                                 452      469
1   Hong Kong (China)                  Asia                   gross average nominal monthly
                                                   average nominal wages hong kong dollar wages in local currency units                                            10965    10807    10543     10532     10956     11369     11375     11107     11578
1   India                              Asia        average nominal wages rupee
                                                              gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                                2633        3054       3070    3243     3251     3490     3758     3838     4015     4173      4247      4398      4684      5187      5675      6273
1   Indonesia                          Asia        average nominal wages indonesian rupiah wages in local currency units
                                                              gross average nominal monthly                 184800 215450      253475   312425   389150   528200   656275   722000   842125    914125    971225    1019000   1096475   1154050   1294475
1   Iran, Islamic Republic of          Asia                   gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                   average nominal wages rial                                                                                      732434   889121   1112529   1351832   1632875   1933591   2203885   2514227   2747834
1   Korea (North)                      Asia                   gross average
                                                   average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
1   Korea, Republic of                 Asia                   gross average nominal monthly     1222097 1367501 1463300
                                                   average nominal wages south korean won wages in local currency units        1426797 1543600   1667542 1752382 1947774 2127401 2254889 2404385 2541886 2560570 2639657 2622024 2780735
1   Lao People's Democratic Republic   Asia                   gross average
                                                   average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
1   Macau (China)                      Asia                   gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                   average nominal wages macau pataca                                                            4116     4043     3979     3981     4157      4335      4569      4883      5259      5415      6130
1   Malaysia                           Asia                   gross average nominal
                                                   average nominal wages ringgit monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                                1043        1154       1255    1289     1364     1454     1501     1576     1638     1695      1858      1925      2026      2066      2079      2199
1   Maldives, Republic of              Asia                   gross average
                                                   average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units                                                                                             4140
1   Mongolia                           Asia                   gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                   average nominal wages tugrik                                                                  62300    65200    71250    81450    93025     101225    127725    172975    274150    300450    341450
1   Myanmar                            Asia                   gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                   average nominal wages kyat                                                                    3270     3473     3850     4114     5441      5744      17599     23743     32332
1   Nepal                              Asia                   gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                   average nominal wages index                                                                                                                 102       109       121       135       158       181
2   Nepal                              Asia                   gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                   average nominal wages rupee                                                          2143                                                                                 5117
1   Pakistan                           Asia                   gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                   average nominal wages rupee                  2328                   2986    3052              3157              3432              4088                4994      5768      6612      7635      8623
1   Papua New Guinea                   Asia                   gross average
                                                   average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
1   Philippines                        Asia                   gross average nominal peso
                                                   average nominal wages philippinemonthly wages in local currency units                                  5798     5905     6002     6106      6400      6831      6955      7275      7583      7995
1   Singapore                          Asia                   gross average nominal dollar
                                                   average nominal wages singapore monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                                2219        2347       2480    2740     2813     3063     3134     3158     3213     3329      3444      3554      3773      3977      3872      4089
1   Solomon Islands                    Asia                   gross average nominal monthly wages in        1067
                                                   average nominal wages solomon islands dollar744 local currency units
1   Sri Lanka                          Asia                   gross average nominal rupee                              3122
                                                   average nominal wages sri lankanmonthly wages in local currency units       3487     3672     3980     4356     5056     5308     5764      6156      6848      7556      8839
1   Taiwan (China)                     Asia                   gross average
                                                   average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                                35389       36699      38489   39673    40842    41861    41960    41530    42065    42685     43163     43493     44414     44424     42176   44430
1   Thailand                           Asia                   gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                   average nominal wages baht                                                                             6663     6611     6759     6915      7389      7851      8085      8913      8694    9262
1   Timor-Leste                        Asia                   gross average nominal monthly
                                                   average nominal wages united states dollarwages in local currency units                                                                                                                     174
1   Viet Nam                           Asia                   gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                   average nominal wages dong                                                                                                                                                          2106100 2519000
2   Viet Nam                           Asia                   gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                   average nominal wages dong                                                  578403                              642084            787188              1023434             1427180
3   Viet Nam                           Asia                   gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                   average nominal wages dong                                                                                      116400            158400              218000
1   Australia                                      average    gross average nominal dollars
                                       Developed Economiesnominal wages australian monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                                2386        2456       2530    2600     2639     2760     2884     2992     3146     3258      3431      3579      3748      3881      4046      4253
2   Australia                                      average    gross average nominal dollars
                                       Developed Economiesnominal wages australian monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                                2305                   2535    2583     2704     2856     2977     3064     3181     3319      3497      3735      4013      4150      4312      4485
1   Austria                                        average
                                       Developed Economiesnominal wages euro
                                                              gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                                2260        2280       2310    2390     2450     2520     2580     2650     2690     2720      2790      2900      2990      3090      3160      3200
2   Austria                                        average
                                       Developed Economiesnominal wages euro
                                                              gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                                                       1866    1905     1943     1987     2003     2035     2064     2092      2142      2208      2288      2355      2378      2393
1   Belgium                                        average    gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                       Developed Economiesnominal wages euro                                                            2089     2151     2233     2264     2370     2467      2503      2560      2576      2687      2792      2831
2   Belgium                                        average    gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                       Developed Economiesnominal wages index                                                                    81       84       86       88       91        93        95        97        100       104       107
3   Belgium                                        average    gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                       Developed Economiesnominal wages euro                                2428       2408    2468     2558     2637     2759     2861     2887     2975      3056      3140
1   Bulgaria                                       average    gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                       Developed Economiesnominal wages lev                                                                      225      240      258      273      292       324       360       431       545       609       648
2   Bulgaria                                       average    gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                       Developed Economiesnominal wages lev                                                                      224      242      258      274      291       319       349       421       517       585       642
3   Bulgaria                                       average
                                       Developed Economiesnominal wages lev
                                                              gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                                8           13         128     183      201      225      240      258      273      292       324       360       431       524
1   Canada                                         average    gross average nominal monthly
                                       Developed Economiesnominal wages canadian dollar wages in local currency units
                                                                                                2594        2648       2702    2742     2775     2841     2848     2917     2994     3075      3196      3275      3416      3514      3568      3697
1   Cyprus                                         average    gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                       Developed Economiesnominal wages euro                                                                                                                                                                     1931
2   Cyprus                                         average    gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                       Developed Economiesnominal wages euro                                                            1317     1411     1483     1558     1654     1722      1815      1900      1968      2064      2130
3   Cyprus                                         average    gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                       Developed Economiesnominal wages euro                                                                                                         1508      1567      1642      1703      1829      1906      1952
4   Cyprus                                         average    gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                       Developed Economiesnominal wages euro                                1082       1168    1226     1263     1361     1412     1478     1534     1608      1712      1776
1   Czech Republic                                 average    gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                       Developed Economiesnominal wages czech crown                                                                                                            21674     22908     24604     26349     26677     26881
2   Czech Republic                                 average    gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                       Developed Economiesnominal wages czech crown                                                              13219    14378    15524    16430    17466     18344     19546     20957     22592     23344     23797
3   Czech Republic                                 average
                                       Developed Economiesnominal wages czech crown
                                                              gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                                8307        9825       10802   11801    12797    13614    14793    15866    16917    18041     18922     20219     21694     23430
1   Denmark                                        average    gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                       Developed Economiesnominal wages danish krone                                                                                                                                                   35388     36538
2   Denmark                                        average    gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                       Developed Economiesnominal wages index                                                                                                                  101       105       109       113       117       120
3   Denmark                                        average    gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                       Developed Economiesnominal wages danish krone                                                             28416    29971    30524    31589    31813     32961     33840     35461     36372     37593     38943
4   Denmark                                        average    gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                       Developed Economiesnominal wages danish krone                        22309      22597   23253    24484    25444    25872    26983    27674    28595     29515     30027     33009
1   Estonia                                        average
                                       Developed Economiesnominal wages euros
                                                              gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                                152         191        228     264      285      314      352      393      430      466       516       601       725       825       784       792
1   Finland                                        average
                                       Developed Economiesnominal wages finish markkaa (1995-2000); eurocurrency units
                                                              gross average nominal monthly wages in local 11166
                                                                                                10702                  11261
                                                                                                             (2001-2010)       11667    12044    12658    2209     2287     2372     2459      2555      2634      2734      2876      2971      3043
2   Finland                                        average    gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                       Developed Economiesnominal wages euro                                                                                                                   2497      2570      2653      2814      2955      3032
1   France                                         average    gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                       Developed Economiesnominal wages euro                                                   2127     2162     2180     2230     2430     2490     2440      2520      2580      2660      2758      2798
2   France                                         average    gross average
                                       Developed Economiesnominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units                   79       81       83       85       87       89        91        94        96        99        101       103
3   France                                         average
                                       Developed Economiesnominal wages euro
                                                              gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                                1752        1794       1819    1843     1883     1935     1997     2076     2134     2206      2270      2341      2395      2478      2528      2561
4   France                                         average    gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                       Developed Economiesnominal wages euro                                2091       2129    2148     2195     2226     2285     2349     2404     2467      2543      2614
1   Germany                                        average
                                       Developed Economiesnominal wages euro
                                                              gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                                2017        2041       2042    2059     2084     2112     2153     2183     2208     2219      2227      2244      2276      2327      2319      2368
1   Greece                                         average    gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                       Developed Economiesnominal wages euro                                                                     1224     1324     1398     1654     1745      1776      1894      2047      2067      2295
2   Greece                                         average    gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                       Developed Economiesnominal wages euro                                                                     1145     1182     1311     1392     1462      1491      1543      1605      1697      1794      1718

                                                                                                                  ILO Global Wage Database 2010
                                                                                                         5 2:02 AM 1/13/2013 NOMINAL AVERAGE WAGE
    country name
Count                                region       indicator definition currency/index           1995        1996       1997    1998     1999      2000     2001     2002     2003     2004     2005     2006     2007     2008     2009     2010
1   Hungary                                       average
                                     Developed Economiesnominal wages forint
                                                              gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                                38900       46837      57270   67764    77187     87645    103553   122482   137193   145520   158343   171351   185018   198741   199837   202525
1   Iceland                                       average
                                     Developed Economiesnominal wages krona
                                                              gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units      135000   148000    165000   184000   196000   210000   220000   248000   272000   303000   324000   334000   348000
1   Ireland                                       average     gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                     Developed Economiesnominal wages euro                                                                                                                                                3063     3064     3006
2   Ireland                                       average     gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                     Developed Economiesnominal wages euro                                                                                                   2455                       2934     2979     3103     3057
1   Israel                                        average     gross average nominal shekel
                                     Developed Economiesnominal wages new israelmonthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                                4083        4572       5450    5830     6301      6662     6975     7070     6908     6972     7054     7180     7662     7922     7947     8100
2   Israel                                        average     gross average nominal shekel
                                     Developed Economiesnominal wages new israelmonthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                                4312        4876       5442    5859     6323      6791     7072     7023     6859     7000     7219     7466     7628     7921     7974     8247
1   Italy                                         average
                                     Developed Economiesnominal wages euro
                                                              gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                                1483        1549       1611    1651     1685      1733     1798     1806     1813     1876     1941     2003     2045     2099     2102     2141
2   Italy                                         average     gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                     Developed Economiesnominal wages index                                                                                                                             102      105      108      112      114
1   Japan                                         average     gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                     Developed Economiesnominal wages yen                                                               325900    330000   333300   329200   329800   330200   330800   330900   330600   328800   318100   323000
1   Latvia                                        average     gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                     Developed Economiesnominal wages lats                                                                                 159      173      192      211      246      302      398      479      461      445
2   Latvia                                        average
                                     Developed Economiesnominal wages lats
                                                              gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                                90          99         120     133      141       150      159      173      193      211      246      302      398      479
1   Lithuania                                     average
                                     Developed Economiesnominal wages litas
                                                              gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                                481         618        778     930      987       971      982      1014     1073     1149     1276     1496     1802     2152     2056     1988
2   Lithuania                                     average
                                     Developed Economiesnominal wages litas
                                                              gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                                481         618        778     930      987       971      982      1014     1073     1149     1276     1496     1802     2152
1   Luxembourg                                    average
                                     Developed Economiesnominal wages euro
                                                              gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                                2618        2663       2717    2778     2872      2990     3145     3204     3299     3381     3511     3635     3774     3915     4007     4110
1   Malta                                         average     gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                     Developed Economiesnominal wages euro                                                                        888      920      972      987      982      1014     1057     1083     1134     1154     1205
2   Malta                                         average     gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                     Developed Economiesnominal wages euro                                  777        845     895      967                998      1008     991      994      932      972
1   Netherlands                                   average     gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                     Developed Economiesnominal wages euro                                                                                                                              2027     2068     2136     2229     2245
2   Netherlands                                   average     gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                     Developed Economiesnominal wages index                                                                       100      104      108      111      113      113      116      118      122      126      127
3   Netherlands                                   average     gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                     Developed Economiesnominal wages euro                      1591        1616       1656    1717     1769      1819     1934     1985     2040     2061     2091
1   New Zealand                                   average
                                     Developed Economiesnominal wages new zealand dollarwages in local currency units
                                                              gross average nominal monthly                                    2429     2469      2526     2638     2685     2833     2927     3104     3199     3438     3573     3651     3798
1   Norway                                        average
                                     Developed Economiesnominal wages kroner monthly wages in local currency units
                                                              gross average nominal                                    20126   21620    22515     23614    24699    26357    27261    28242    29159    30539    32263    34100    35300    36700
1   Poland                                        average
                                     Developed Economiesnominal wages zloty
                                                              gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                                691         874        1066    1233     1697      1894     2045     2098     2185     2273     2361     2476     2673     2942     3102     3225
1   Portugal                                      average
                                     Developed Economiesnominal wages euro
                                                              gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                                584         620        639     678      700       729               817      850      877      907      934      963      1008     1034
1   Romania                                       average
                                     Developed Economiesnominal wages leu
                                                              gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                                28          43         84      132      192       284      422      532      664      818      968      1146     1396     1761     1845     1902
1   Slovakia                                      average     gross average nominal monthly wages in euro (2009+)
                                     Developed Economiesnominal wages slovak koruna (2002-2008);local currency units                                                14597    15359    17042    18504    19774    21658    23288    803      831
2   Slovakia                                      average     gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                     Developed Economiesnominal wages euro                                                                        379      410      448      477      525      573      623      669      723      745      769
1   Slovenia                                      average     gross average nominal tolar (2004); euro (2005+)
                                     Developed Economiesnominal wages slovenian monthly wages in local currency units                                                                 266522   1178     1244     1322     1431     1479     1549
2   Slovenia                                      average     gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                     Developed Economiesnominal wages euro                                                                        800      895      982      1057     1117     1157     1213     1285     1391     1439     1495
1   Spain                                         average     gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                     Developed Economiesnominal wages euro                                                                        1335     1380     1432     1490     1534     1572     1647     1713     1800     1858     1875
2   Spain                                         average     gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                     Developed Economiesnominal wages euro                                  1337       1349    1377     1420      1453     1481     1539     1602     1652     1703     1763
1   Sweden                                        average
                                     Developed Economiesnominal wages swedish krona
                                                              gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                                16000       17000      17900   18600    19400     20500    21300    22100    22800    23600    24300    25000    25800    27100    27900    28400
2   Sweden                                        average     gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                     Developed Economiesnominal wages swedish krona                         19900      20700   21740    22470     23450    24530    25550    26240    27130    28080    28890    29940    31240    32170    32660
1   Switzerland                                   average     gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                     Developed Economiesnominal wages swiss francs                          5539               5744               5937              6184              6385              6617              6879              7030
2   Switzerland                                   average     gross average nominal monthly wages in
                                     Developed Economiesnominal wages nominal wage growth 1.30 local currency units
                                                                                                            1.30       0.50    0.70     0.30      1.30     2.50     1.80     1.40     0.90     1.00     1.20     1.60     2.00     2.10     0.80
1   United Kingdom                                average
                                     Developed Economiesnominal wages pounds monthly wages in local currency units
                                                              gross average nominal                                    1354    1424     1477      1536     1620     1697     1752     1792     1832     1907     1964     2051     2084     2113
1   United States                                 average
                                     Developed Economiesnominal wages united states dollarwages in local currency units
                                                              gross average nominal monthly                                                                                                                      3143     3228     3264     3340
2   United States                                 average     gross average nominal monthly
                                     Developed Economiesnominal wages united states dollarwages in local currency units
                                                                                                1734        1791       1871    1944    2007       2085     2140     2196     2245     2293     2359     2461     2557     2634     2674     2760
1   Albania                                       average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                              gross
                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asiaaverageleks                                                        12118      13355    14820    16541    18522    19039    19993    21842    27350    34277    36075    34767
2   Albania                          Eastern Europe and Central Asiaaverageleks
                                                  average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                              gross                             6406        8638       9063    10894   12118      13355    14820    16541    18522    19039    19993    21842    27350
1   Armenia                                       average nominal wages nominal
                                                              gross
                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asiaaveragedrams monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                                            9469       13581   18000   20157      22706    24483    27324    34783    43445    52060    62293    74227    87406    96019    102652
2   Armenia                          Eastern Europe and Central Asiaaveragedrams monthly wages in local currency units
                                                  average nominal wages nominal
                                                              gross                             7060        9469       13581   18000   20157      22706    24483    27324    34783    43445    52060    62293    74227    91331
1   Azerbaijan                                    average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                              gross
                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asiaaveragemanat                13          18         28      34      37         44       52       63       77       99       124      149      216      274      298      332
1   Belarus                          Eastern Europe and Central Asiaaveragebelarusianmonthly wages in local currency units
                                                  average nominal wages nominal ruble
                                                              gross                             755129 1212157 2270110         4635191 19580823   58916    123021   189232   250686   347519   463741   582166   694045   868169   998282   1217313
1   Bosnia and Herzegovina           Eastern Europe and Central Asiaaverageconvertible mark (BAM) in local currency units
                                                  average nominal wages nominal monthly wages
                                                              gross                                                                                                                                              954      1113     1204     1217
2   Bosnia and Herzegovina           Eastern Europe and Central Asiaaverageconvertible mark (BAM) in local currency units
                                                  average nominal wages nominal monthly wages
                                                              gross                             77          296        398     506      551       626      652      710      771      785      821      887      974
1   Croatia                                       average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                              gross
                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asiaaveragekuna                 2887        3243       3668    4131     4551      4869     5061     5366     5599     5916     6192     6575     6995     7507     7655     7677
2   Croatia                                       average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                              gross
                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asiaaveragekuna                 2887        3243       3668    4131     4551      4869     5061     5366     5623     5985     6248     6634     7047     7544     7711     7679
1   Georgia                          Eastern Europe and Central Asiaaveragelari
                                                  average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                              gross                                                            55       68        72       95       114      126      157      204      278      368      535      557      598
2   Georgia                          Eastern Europe and Central Asiaaveragelari
                                                  average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                              gross                                                                                                                                              379      551      572      609
3   Georgia                          Eastern Europe and Central Asiaaveragelari
                                                  average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                              gross                             14          29         43      55       68        72       95       114      126      157      204      278      368      535
1   Kazakhstan                                    average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                              gross
                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asiaaveragetenge                4786        6841       8541    9683     11864     14374    17303    20323    23128    28329    34060    40790    52479    60805    67333    77611
1   Kyrgyzstan Republic                           average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                              gross
                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asiaaveragesoms                 368         491        680     841      1050      1227     1455     1684     1916     2240     2613     3270     3970     5378     6161     7189
1   Moldova, Republic of                          average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                              gross
                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asiaaveragelei                  143         187        220     250      305       408      544      692      891      1103     1319     1697     2065     2530     2748     2972
1   Russian Federation                            average nominal wages nominal
                                                              gross
                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asiaaverageroubles monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                                472         790        950     1052     1523      2223     3240     4360     5499     6740     8555     10634    13593    17290    18638    20952
2   Russian Federation               Eastern Europe and Central Asiaaverageroubles monthly wages in local currency units
                                                  average nominal wages nominal
                                                              gross                             472         790        950     1052     1523      2223     3240     4360     5499     6740     8555     10634    13593    17290
1   Serbia                           Eastern Europe and Central Asiaaveragedinar
                                                  average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                              gross                                                    1324    1702     1992      3799     8691     13260    16612    20555    25514    31745    38744    45674    44147    47450
1   Tajikistan                                    average nominal wages nominal
                                                              gross
                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asiaaveragesomoni monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                                1           3          5       9        12        16       24       33       45       62       84       116      163      232      284      354
2   Tajikistan                       Eastern Europe and Central Asiaaveragesomoni monthly wages in local currency units
                                                  average nominal wages nominal
                                                              gross                                         3          5       9        12        16       24       34       46       63       89       122      170      243      306
1                                    Eastern Europe and Central Asiaaveragedinar
    The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia                 gross
                                                  average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units                                                        19950    20771    21330    23036    24136    26229    29922    30225

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    country name
Count                                 region       indicator definition currency/index          1995        1996       1997    1998     1999     2000     2001     2002     2003      2004     2005      2006      2007      2008      2009     2010
2                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asiaaveragedinar
    The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia                  gross
                                                   average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units                  16939    17952    17886    19025    19950     20771    21330     23036     24136
1   Turkey                                                     gross
                                      Eastern Europe and Central Asiaaverageindex
                                                   average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units                                                                         100       113       130       144       141      163
2   Turkey                                         average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                               gross
                                      Eastern Europe and Central Asiaaverageturkish lira                                                                                                                 1103                                   1512
3   Turkey                                         average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                               gross
                                      Eastern Europe and Central Asiaaverageturkish lira                                                                                    1053      1163     1311      1474      1620      1793      1938     1902
1   Turkmenistan                      Eastern Europe and Central Asiaaveragemanat
                                                   average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                               gross                                                                                                                                               507       604       678      743
2   Turkmenistan                                   average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                               gross
                                      Eastern Europe and Central Asiaaveragemanat               2           14         37      54       66       119      176      190      350                504
1   Ukraine                                        average nominal wages nominal
                                                               gross
                                      Eastern Europe and Central Asiaaveragehryvnia monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                                73          126        143     153      178      230      311      376      462       590      806       1041      1351      1806      1906     2239
1   Uzbekistan                                     average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                               gross
                                      Eastern Europe and Central Asiaaveragesum                 1066        2155       3215    4482     7134              16642    30206    40084     53201
1   Argentina                                       and the Caribbean
                                                               gross average
                                      Latin Americaaverage nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units                                             103      116       128      147       174       210       257       306      375
2   Argentina                                       and the Caribbean
                                                               gross average nominal peso
                                      Latin Americaaverage nominal wages argentine monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                                            589        585     619      596      589      571      524      579       633      819       1024      1302      1648      1958     2527
1   Bahamas (The)                                   and the Caribbean
                                                               gross average
                                      Latin Americaaverage nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
1   Barbados                                        and the Caribbean
                                                               gross average
                                      Latin Americaaverage nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
1   Belize                                          and the Caribbean
                                                               gross average
                                      Latin Americaaverage nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
1   Bolivia, Plurinational State of                 and the Caribbean
                                                               gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                      Latin Americaaverage nominal wages bolivianos                                                                                                                                                    939
1   Brazil                                          and the Caribbean
                                                               gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                      Latin Americaaverage nominal wages brazilian real                                                                                     861       901      969       1039      1116      1226      1330     1452
2   Brazil                            Latin Americaaverage nominal wages brazilian real
                                                    and the Caribbean
                                                               gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                                399         452        477     500      496               552      593      643       684      754       824       894       971       1051
1   Chile                                           and the Caribbean
                                                               gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                      Latin Americaaverage nominal wages index                                                                                                                                                         100      104
2   Chile                                           and the Caribbean
                                                               gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                      Latin Americaaverage nominal wages chilean peso           170066 188840 205535           218636   228600   240025   249472   256899   265826    273368
3   Chile                                           and the Caribbean
                                                               gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                      Latin Americaaverage nominal wages chilean peso                                                                                                          288057    299504    321341    351549    373221
1   Colombia                                        and the Caribbean
                                                               gross average
                                      Latin Americaaverage nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
2   Colombia                          Latin Americaaverage nominal wages colombian peso wages in local currency units
                                                    and the Caribbean
                                                               gross average nominal monthly    244105 296768 367567           447686   471982   478753            502996   544564    595851   662061    672658    860382    947183    921903   1010375
1   Costa Rica                                      and the Caribbean
                                                               gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                      Latin Americaaverage nominal wages colon                                                                                                        209219   232856    263975    292599    325392    386395   420667
2   Costa Rica                                      and the Caribbean
                                      Latin Americaaverage nominal wages colon
                                                               gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                                54787       63755      72689   86162    101482   112329   127878   140229   152073    166599   181139    207677    236122    274935    325279
3   Costa Rica                                      and the Caribbean
                                      Latin Americaaverage nominal wages colon
                                                               gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                                66811       78519      91040   108263   112584   127566   149782   161939   175537    192003   207414    236890    272842    309542    369621   400996
1   Cuba                                            and the Caribbean
                                                               gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                      Latin Americaaverage nominal wages cuban peso                                                              238      252      261      273       284      330       387       408       415       429
1   Dominican Republic                              and the Caribbean
                                                               gross average nominal monthly
                                      Latin Americaaverage nominal wages dominican peso wages in local currency units                            5066     5359     5512     5825      7194     8144      8727      9644      10609     11000
1   Ecuador                                         and the Caribbean
                                                               gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                      Latin Americaaverage nominal wages index                                                                                              103       112      123       138       157       188       211      237
2   Ecuador                                         and the Caribbean
                                                               gross average nominal monthly
                                      Latin Americaaverage nominal wages united states dollarwages in local currency units
                                                                                                180         189        217     187      120      122      173      250      260       325      311       322       363       382       401      441
1   El Salvador                                     and the Caribbean
                                                               gross average nominal monthly
                                      Latin Americaaverage nominal wages united states dollarwages in local currency units              225      237      241      244                234      247       247       261       266       278      272
1   Guadeloupe                        Latin Americaaverage nominal wages euro
                                                    and the Caribbean
                                                               gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units                                                            2232     2267      2320      2376
2   Guadeloupe                        Latin Americaaverage nominal wages french franc (1998-1999); euro (2000-2001)
                                                    and the Caribbean
                                                               gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units     10755    10863    1706     1784
1   Guatemala                                       and the Caribbean
                                                               gross average nominal
                                      Latin Americaaverage nominal wages quetzal monthly wages in local currency units
1   Guyana                            Latin Americaaverage nominal wages euro
                                                    and the Caribbean
                                                               gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units                                                            2534     2567      2595      2648
1   Haiti                                           and the Caribbean
                                                               gross average
                                      Latin Americaaverage nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
1   Honduras                                        and the Caribbean
                                                               gross average nominal
                                      Latin Americaaverage nominal wages lempira monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                                1196        1453       1802    2218     2689              3626     3844     4192      4316     4830      5166      5861      6508      7219     7125
1   Jamaica                                         and the Caribbean
                                                               gross average nominal monthly
                                      Latin Americaaverage nominal wages jamaican dollar wages in local currency units                           32877    35694    38545    39100     41734    45058     50631     56121     64246     65600    64392
1   Martinique                        Latin Americaaverage nominal wages euro
                                                    and the Caribbean
                                                               gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units                                                            2185     2235      2263      2333
2   Martinique                        Latin Americaaverage nominal wages french franc (1998-1999); euro (2000-2001)
                                                    and the Caribbean
                                                               gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units     10773    11001    1725     1797
1   Mexico                                          and the Caribbean
                                      Latin Americaaverage nominal wages pesos
                                                               gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                                1470        1758       2086    2462     2882     3372     3801     4109     4377      4660     4939      5202      5487      5780      6022     6218
2   Mexico                                          and the Caribbean
                                                               gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                      Latin Americaaverage nominal wages pesos                                                                                                                 4621      4935      5195      5317      5319     5393
3   Mexico                                          and the Caribbean
                                      Latin Americaaverage nominal wages pesos
                                                               gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                                1419        1705       2084    2477     2901     3604     4034     4285     4560      4771     4920      5216      5549      5627      5745     5763
1   Netherlands Antilles                            and the Caribbean
                                                               gross average nominal
                                      Latin Americaaverage nominal wages guilder monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                                2364        2475       2591    2462              2565
1   Nicaragua                                       and the Caribbean
                                                               gross average nominal
                                      Latin Americaaverage nominal wages cordobas monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                                1358        1482       1617    1964     2282     2585     2897     3135     3388      3686     4266      4824      4957      5342      6010     6320
1   Panama                                          and the Caribbean
                                                               gross average nominal
                                      Latin Americaaverage nominal wages balboa monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                                569         532        542     538      541      519      512      505      508       515      521       547       577       608       635      706
2   Panama                                          and the Caribbean
                                                               gross average nominal
                                      Latin Americaaverage nominal wages balboa monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                                437         443        453     448      464      484      460      467      470       464      458       473       476       504       548      586
1   Paraguay                                        and the Caribbean
                                                               gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                      Latin Americaaverage nominal wages index                                                                            100      108      120       127      139       154       168       184       196      208
2   Paraguay                                        and the Caribbean
                                                               gross average nominal            600942 630277 766402
                                      Latin Americaaverage nominal wages guarani monthly wages in local currency units                  854868   888044            878791   1023037   977944   1116836   1197727   1245448   1402030
2   Peru                              Latin Americaaverage nominal wages nuevo sol monthly wages in local currency units
                                                    and the Caribbean
                                                               gross average nominal            1644        1837       2029    2266     2494     2698     2633     2654     2759      2829     2840      2827      2835      2904
3   Peru                                            and the Caribbean
                                                               gross average nominal
                                      Latin Americaaverage nominal wages nuevo sol monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                                644                    888     1056     1162     1147     1092     1112     1120      806      829       866       942       1001      1082     1098
1   Puerto Rico                                     and the Caribbean
                                                               gross average nominal monthly
                                      Latin Americaaverage nominal wages united states dollarwages in local currency units                                1642     1720     1794      1855     1907      1976      2063      2128      2197     2219
1   Suriname                                        and the Caribbean
                                                               gross average
                                      Latin Americaaverage nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
1   Trinidad and Tobago                             and the Caribbean
                                                               gross average
                                      Latin Americaaverage nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units
1   Uruguay                                         and the Caribbean
                                                               gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                      Latin Americaaverage nominal wages index                                                                                              60        65       70        78        88        100       115      128
2   Uruguay                                         and the Caribbean
                                                               gross average nominal monthly
                                      Latin Americaaverage nominal wages uruguayan peso wages in local currency units                            6615     6601     6688     6861      7445     7880      9211      10622     11667     13662    14528
1                                                   and the Caribbean
                                                               gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
    Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of Latin Americaaverage nominal wages index                                                                                                                                     638       798       967      1181
2                                                   and the Caribbean
                                                               gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
    Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of Latin Americaaverage nominal wages bolivar fuerte         41          70         122     160      183      197      241      268      301       401      527       690       895       1196      1478     1881
1   Bahrain                                                    gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                      Middle East average nominal wages bahraini dinar                                                                             255      267       264      260       259       281       307       303      322
2   Bahrain                                                    gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                      Middle East average nominal wages bahraini dinar                                         252      239      242      234      236      228       223      213       206       213
1   Iraq                                                       gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                      Middle East average nominal wages iraqi dinars                                                                                                                               348000
1   Jordan                                                     gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                      Middle East average nominal wages dinar                                                                    226      232      240      244       242      262       280       305       350       365      392

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    country name
Count                      region        indicator definition currency/index         1995        1996       1997   1998   1999    2000     2001   2002   2003   2004   2005   2006   2007   2008    2009     2010
1   Kuwait                 Middle East              gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                         average nominal wages kuwait dinar                                                                       344    348    363    392    394    438    485     520      545
1   Lebanon                Middle East              gross average nominal monthly
                                         average nominal wages lebanese pound wages in local currency units                                                                                         690000
1   Oman                   Middle East              gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                         average nominal wages rial                                                                                                           177    197    217     228      228
1   Qatar                  Middle East   average nominal wages rial
                                                    gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units                                                               5206   6318   7400    7792
1   Saudi Arabia           Middle East              gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                         average nominal wages riyal                 1865        2008       2073   2157   2166    2172     2162                               2179   2212   2263    2313
1   Syrian Arab Republic   Middle East              gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                         average nominal wages syrian pound                                                                                                   8696   9017   10622   11096    11344
1   United Arab Emirates   Middle East              gross average nominal
                                         average nominal wages dirham monthly wages in local currency units                                3067   3033   3175   3200   3233   3742   4358   4758
1   West Bank & Gaza       Middle East              gross average nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                         average nominal wages israeli shekel                                             1313    1378     1387   1406   1398   1447   1491   1597   1586   1655    1727     1688
1   Yemen                  Middle East              gross average
                                         average nominal wages nominal monthly wages in local currency units




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country name                       region   indicator 2011        source                     source survey           source calculation        source notes Employee Coverage
                                                                                                                                                                           Wage Calculation Coverage
                                                                                                                                                                                        Sector        Job Coverage            F            Age
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Survey Type irm Coverage Coverage     Series Break             Geographic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Wage Definition Notes Cov
Algeria                            Africa                                                    National                                                         All Employees
                                            average nominal wages Algeria National Statistical OfficeAccounts Data Wage bill is divided by the number of employees and then divided by 12.                        National Accounts                                              National
Angola                             Africa   average nominal wages
Benin                              Africa   average nominal wages
Botswana                           Africa                                                     of Botswana            Figures are an Brief                     All Employees
                                            average nominal wages Central Statistical OfficeEmployment Survey Stats Employmentaverage of March and September data.                      All Sectors               Establishment
Botswana                           Africa                                                     of Botswana            Statistics (2000-2002); Employment Survey Stats Employment BriefSectors. Excludes theEstablishment
                                                                                                                                                              All Employees             All June 2010 March data   Ipelegeng interpolation of September 2005 figures. The average for 1999 uses
                                            average nominal wages Central Statistical OfficeReport on Labour Force Figures are an average of March and September data. The average for 2005 uses(2003-2009) and ILOprogramme employees.
Burkina Faso                       Africa                                                    Enquete 1-2-3
                                            average nominal wages National Institute of Statistics and Demography for Burkina Faso                            All Employees                           Main job Household                   10+                                   Urban. Ouagadou
Burundi                            Africa                                                    Enquete 1-2-3, Dynamique de l'Emploi et                          All Employees
                                            average nominal wages National Institute for Statistics and Economic Studies in Burundi du Chomage à Bujumbura, Rapport d'Analyse                         Main job Household                   10+                                   Urban. Bujumbur
Cameroon                           Africa   average nominal wages
Cape Verde                         Africa   average nominal wages
Central African Republic           Africa   average nominal wages
Chad                               Africa   average nominal wages
Comoros                            Africa   average nominal wages
Congo                              Africa                                                    Annuaire Statistique du Congo 2007
                                                                                                                     Total wages                              the number of
                                            average nominal wages Centre National de la Statistique et des Etudes Economiques and salaries are divided by All Employees employees, then divided by 12.            National Accounts                                              National
Côte d'Ivoire                      Africa   average nominal wages
Democratic Republic of the Congo   Africa                                                    Enquete 1-2-3
                                            average nominal wages Ministère du Plan de la Republique Democratique du Congo                                    All Employees                           Main job Household                   10+                                   National
Egypt                              Africa                                                                            Weekly data                                           Full-time All Sectors
                                            average nominal wages Egypt Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics are multiplied by 52/12. Full-time Employees Employees                                          Companies with 10+ employees
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Establishment                                                  National
Egypt                              Africa   average nominal wages ILO Laborsta                                                                                                          All Sectors                           Companies with 10+ employees
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Establishment                                                  National
Equatorial Guinea                  Africa   average nominal wages
Eritrea                            Africa   average nominal wages                                                                                                                                                 Establishment
Ethiopia                           Africa   average nominal wages
Gabon                              Africa   average nominal wages General Direction of Statistics of Gabon           Total wages and salaries are divided by the number of employees, then divided by 12.
Gambia                             Africa   average nominal wages ILO Laborsta                                                                                                          All rate.
                                                                                                                                               Survey results influenced by a low responseSectors                             Companies with 5+ employees
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Establishment                                                  National
Ghana                              Africa   average nominal wages Ghana Statistical Service                           Survey
                                                                                             Ghana Living Standards Hourly data are multiplied by 40*52/12.                                           Main job Household                   15+                                   National
Guinea                             Africa   average nominal wages
Guinea-Bissau                      Africa   average nominal wages
Kenya                              Africa                                                    Annual Economic Surveys
                                            average nominal wages Kenya National Bureau of Statistics                                                                                   All Sectors
Lesotho                            Africa              1088                                  Industrial Survey
                                            average nominal wages Lesotho Bureau of Statistics                       Annual figures are an average of quarterly data. Total wages andManufacturing
                                                                                                                                                              All Employees Employees
                                                                                                                                                                           All                                    Establishmentemployees, then divided by 12.
                                                                                                                                                                                         salaries are divided by the number ofCompanies with 20+ employees                       National
Liberia                            Africa   average nominal wages
Libya                              Africa   average nominal wages
Madagascar                         Africa                                                    Enquetes aupres des     Annual                                                                                       Household
                                            average nominal wages National Statistical Institute of Madagascar Menages data are divided by 12. Data for 2001 and 2004 are an average of different socioeconomic categories, weighted by eachC(2005)                              National
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         socioeconomic category's share in emplo
Malawi                             Africa                                                    Annual Economic Survey nnual data are divided by 12.
                                            average nominal wages National Statistical Office of Malawi              A                                        All Employees             All Sectors                           Large and medium sized Establishments.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Establishment                                     EAC          National
Mali                               Africa   average nominal wages
Mauritania                         Africa   average nominal wages
Mauritius                          Africa              20050                                 of Mauritius
                                            average nominal wages Central Statistics Office Survey of Employment and Earnings in Large Establishments Allof each year.
                                                                                                                                               Refers to March Employees                All Sectors                           Companies with 10+ employees
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Establishment                                     RTD          National
Morocco                            Africa              125
                                            average nominal wages Caisse Nationale de Sécurité Sociale de Maroc Annual index is created from an average of the quarterly index. Base year is the average salary in 2004.
                                                                                             Nominal Average Wage Index                                                                 Private Sector            Administrative                                    RTD          National
Mozambique                         Africa              243                                   Index
                                            average nominal wages National Institute of Statistics of Economic Activities                                                                                                                                           EAC
                                                                                                                                                                                        Private Sector. Excludes fishing, construction, financial intermediation, and private household activities.
Namibia                            Africa   average nominal wages
Niger                              Africa   average nominal wages
Nigeria                            Africa   average nominal wages
Reunion                            Africa   average nominal wages Insee                      Declaration annuelle de Annual data are divided by 12.
                                                                                                                     données sociales                                      Full-time All Sectors. Excludes certain categories of public workers.
                                                                                                                                                              Full-time Employees Employees                                   All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Establishment Sizes
Rwanda                             Africa                                                    Integrated Survey
                                            average nominal wages National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda on Household Conditions                                                                  Main job Household
                                                                                                                                               Values are in real 2001 values (nominal was not provided).                                  15+                                   National
Senegal                            Africa                                                                             evolution recentes, Momar pages 49 and 50 2009, mimeo
                                            average nominal wages Senegal Les salaires : etat des lieux, tendances etConstructed using tables on Ballé Sylla, aout of the report.
Sierra Leone                       Africa   average nominal wages
Somalia                            Africa   average nominal wages
South Africa                       Africa              12631                                                         2006 estimate is                         All Employees
                                            average nominal wages Statistics South Africa Quarterly Employment Statistics (QES) based on the annualized growth rateAll Employees the last 3 quarters between 2006 - 2007. Allmanufacturing, electricity,EACand water supply, constru
                                                                                                                                                                            calculated from
                                                                                                                                                                                        Business sector. IncludesEstablishment Sizes other years are an averagegas quarterly data.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              quarrying,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   mining and All                                     of         National
Sudan                              Africa   average nominal wages
Swaziland                          Africa                                                    Employment
                                            average nominal wages Swaziland Central Statistics Office statistics                                                                        All Sectors
Tanzania, United Republic of       Africa                                                    Integrated Labour Force Survey 2006
                                            average nominal wages Tanzania National Bureau of Statistics                                                                                              All jobs    Household                             15+ (2006)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           10+ (2000); M(2006)                   National. Zanzib
Togo                               Africa   average nominal wages
Tunisia                            Africa              7                                     Average salary          Annual rate in is calculated using quarterly figures.              Private
                                            average nominal wages Tunisian National Institute of Statistics annual evolutiongrowth the private non-agricultural sector (%). Nominal growth. Sector
Uganda                             Africa              384465
                                            average nominal wages Uganda Bureau of StatisticsUganda Statistical Abstracts                                                               Manufacturing             Establishment
Zambia                             Africa                                                     of Zambia
                                            average nominal wages Central Statistical OfficeZambia Labour Force Survey 2005                                   All Employees                                       Household                15+                                   National
Zimbabwe                           Africa                                                     of Zimbabwe            Total earnings in the formal sector are divided by the total number of employees in the formal sector. Annual figures are divided by 12.
                                            average nominal wages Central Statistical OfficeLabour Statistics October 2004                     Data exclude agriculture earnings for LSCFA and ARDA.
Afghanistan                        Asia     average nominal wages
Bangladesh                         Asia                                                      Statistical
                                            average nominal wages Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics Yearbook 2010                                                                         Manufacturing, Construction, Agriculture and Fisheries
                                                                                                                                               Refers to wage rate across the manufacturing, construction, agricultural, and fishing industries.                                 Selected. Dhaka,
Bangladesh                         Asia                                                      Household Income and Expenditure Survey
                                            average nominal wages Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics                                              Refers to monthly income per capita.                               Household                                         GINC         National
Bhutan                             Asia     average nominal wages
Brunei                             Asia     average nominal wages
Cambodia                           Asia                                                      Cambodia Socio-Economic Survey
                                            average nominal wages National Institute of Statistics                                                                                                                                         15+
China                              Asia                                                      Annual Yearbook
                                            average nominal wages National Bureau of Statistics China                Annual data are divided by 12.
                                                                                                                                               Average wageAll employedAll Employees units. All jobs
                                                                                                                                                               of Employees             State                     Combination Sizes 16+
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              All
                                                                                                                                                                            persons in urban owned, urban collective, and other ownership units.                                 Urban

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                                                                                                                                                                                Wage Calculation Coverage
                                                                                                                                                                                             Sector       Job Coverage            F            Age
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Survey Type irm Coverage Coverage     Series Break            Geographic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Wage Definition Notes Cov
China                              Asia                                                        Annual Yearbook
                                               average nominal wages National Bureau of Statistics China                 Annual data are divided by 12.
                                                                                                                                                   Average wageAll employedAll Employees privateAll jobs
                                                                                                                                                                   of Employees              Private
                                                                                                                                                                                 persons in urban Sector   units.                 All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Combination Sizes 16+                                         Urban
Fiji                               Asia                                                        Annual                    Daily
                                               average nominal wages Fiji Islands Bureau of Statistics Employment Survey data have been multiplied by 5*52/12.
Hong Kong (China)                  Asia                   12690
                                               average nominal wages Census and Statistics Department of Hongof Wage and Payroll Statistics (Labour Earnings Survey) Full-time Employees
                                                                                               Quarterly Report Kong An average of quarterly wage rate data are taken. Employees (time and piece-rate).
                                                                                                                                                                  Full-time                                           mining and quarrying, information and communication, construction, hawkers,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Companies with 10+ employees. Company size coverage varies wi
                                                                                                                                                                                             Private Sector. Excludes Establishment                         M(2009) EAC             National
India                              Asia                                                        Annual Statistics and Programme Implementation
                                                                                                                         Total
                                               average nominal wages Government of India Ministry ofSurvey of Industries wages to workers are divided by the total number of workers in order to calculate nominal wages. Annual data are divided by 12.
                                                                                                                                                                  All Employees Employees
                                                                                                                                                                                All          Manufacturing                        Companies with 10+ employees
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Establishment                                     RTD,SVI National. Except
Indonesia                          Asia                                                        Wage Survey
                                               average nominal wages Statistics Indonesia of the Republic of Indonesia Annual figures are an average of quarterly data.
                                                                                                                                                   Monthly Nominal Average Wage of Workers Below Supervisory Level in Manufacturing.
                                                                                                                                                                  Non-supervisory Employees  Manufacturing                        Companies with 20+ employees
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Establishment                                     RTD         National
Iran, Islamic Republic of          Asia                   2917392
                                               average nominal wages Statistical Centre of IranIran Statistical Yearbook                           Figures
                                                                                                                         Annual data are divided by 12. refer to net average urban household income from wages.
                                                                                                                                                                  All Employees                           All jobs    Household                10+                      NET         Urban
Korea (North)                      Asia        average nominal wages
Korea, Republic of                 Asia                   2843545                              Labor
                                               average nominal wages Ministry of Labour of Korea Force Survey at Establishments                                   All Employees Employees
                                                                                                                                                                                All          Private Sector                       Companies with 5+ permanent employees
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Establishment                         M(1999), M(2007)        National
Lao People's Democratic Republic   Asia        average nominal wages
Macau (China)                      Asia                   6700
                                               average nominal wages Statistics and Census Service Macao SAR Government
                                                                                               Manpower Needs and Wages Survey - bi-annual data ishotels, restaurants,Employees and financial intermediation activities
                                                                                                                         An average of Manufacturing, used. Full-time insurance, Employees
                                                                                                                                                                                Full-time Manufacturing                           All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Establishment Sizes                                           National
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        EAC, SVI, RTD
Malaysia                           Asia                   2358                                 of Malaysia
                                               average nominal wages Department of Statistics Monthly Manufacturing Total monthly wages are divided by employees. An average is then taken of monthly data.Establishment
                                                                                                                         Survey                                                 All
                                                                                                                                                                  All Employees Employees    Manufacturing                                                              RTD
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        For 2008 - 2011, annual data from the same source are used. National
Maldives, Republic of              Asia                                                        Economic Survey 2007 Annual                         Wages
                                               average nominal wages Department of National Planning, Republic of Maldives data are divided by 12. actually refer to total remuneration which include wages and salaries, All Sizes
                                                                                                                                                                  All Employees Employees Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                                All          All                      Establishment                                     EAC, RTD health provision
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   other in-kind benefits provided by employers, andNational
Mongolia                           Asia                   424150                               Average wages and salaries sample survey
                                               average nominal wages Mongolia National Statistical Office                                                                                    All Sectors
Myanmar                            Asia        average nominal wages ILO Laborsta                                                                                                            Manufacturing            Establishment
                                                                                                                         Since both sexes have not been provided, an average of both sexes has been taken. Hourly data are multiplied by 44*52/12.                                  National
Nepal                              Asia                   228
                                               average nominal wages Nepal Rastra Bank                                   An average of the overall quarterly index is
                                                                                               Quarterly Economic Bulletin National Salary and Wage Rate Index used.
Nepal                              Asia                                                        Labor Force of Statistics
                                               average nominal wages Government of Nepal Central BureauSurvey 2008 verage monthly earnings.
                                                                                                                         A                                                                                Main job Household                   15+                      EAC         National
Pakistan                           Asia                   9715                                 Statistics Division
                                               average nominal wages Government of Pakistan Labour Force Survey                                                                                           Main job Household                   10+                                  National. Exclud
Papua New Guinea                   Asia        average nominal wages
Philippines                        Asia                   8280                                 Labour Phillipines
                                               average nominal wages National Statistical Office of theForce Survey Average daily basic pay is multiplied by 313/12.
                                                                                                                                                   (1) The LFS collects basic pay only. Data exclude pay of job Householdcommission basis, honorarium, boundary as in the case of jeepney/bu
                                                                                                                                                                  All Employees                           Main workers paid on                 15+                                  National
Singapore                          Asia                   4334
                                               average nominal wages Statistics Singapore      Derived based on data from Central Provident Fund Board.           All Employees Employees Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                                All          All                                  All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Administrative Sizes                              RTD, SVI National
Solomon Islands                    Asia        average nominal wages ILO Laborsta                                        June of each year.        Incl. agriculture, hunting, forestry and fishing.
Sri Lanka                          Asia        average nominal wages ILO Laborsta                                        Hourly and are multiplied by 45*52/12.
                                                                                                Excluding major divisions 4, 8 data 9. March and September.                                  Selected                 Establishment
Taiwan (China)                     Asia                   45642                                Employee Wage Survey
                                               average nominal wages National Statistics Republic of China (Taiwan)                                                                          Industry & Services                                                        RTD, SVI National
Thailand                           Asia                   9935                                 Labor Force Survey
                                               average nominal wages National Statistical Office of Thailand             Annual data are an average of quarterly. ll Employees
                                                                                                                                                                  A                                                   Household                15+                                  National
Timor-Leste                        Asia                                                        Labour of Timor-Leste
                                               average nominal wages National Directorate of StatisticsForce Survey                                                                                       Main job Household                   15+                      NET         National
Viet Nam                           Asia                                                         of Vietnam
                                               average nominal wages General Statistics OfficeLabour Force Survey                                  Average monthly income for wage workers.                           Household                15+                      EAC         National
Viet Nam                           Asia                                                         of Vietnam
                                               average nominal wages General Statistics OfficeHousehold Living Standards Surveys                                                                                      Household                15+                                  National
Viet Nam                           Asia                                                         of Vietnam
                                               average nominal wages General Statistics OfficeHousehold Living Standards Survey 2006               Figures refer to the salary/ wage component of income per capita.  Household                15+                                  National
Australia                                      average    4425                                 Average                   Weekly data
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages Australian Bureau of Statistics Weekly Earnings, Australia has been multiplied by 52/12. Employees Employees Sectors quarterly data.
                                                                                                                                                   Original series, total earnings.
                                                                                                                                                                  All Annual figures are anAll
                                                                                                                                                                                All           average of                          All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Establishment Sizes                               RTD         National
Australia                                      average
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages Australian Bureau of Statistics
                                                                                               Employee Earnings, Benefits, and Trade Union Membership All Employees Jobs.
                                                                                                                         Weekly data are multiplied by 52/12. Earnings in All
                                                                                                                                                   Mean Weekly                                            All jobs    Household                15+          M(2007)                 National
Austria                                        average    3270
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages Statistics Austria         National Accounts                                                  All Employees Full-time Equivalent                  National Accounts                                             National
Austria                                        average
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages Statistics Austria                                                             Data
                                                                                               General Income Report Annual data are divided by 12. refer to the personal income of employees from alljobs
                                                                                                                                                                  All Employees Employees Sectors All sources.Administrative Sizes included. Data are official data from tax offices (Finanzäm
                                                                                                                                                                                All          All                                  All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Apprentices are not                              GINC        National
Belgium                                        average                                         Economic Affairs
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages Belgium Ministry of the Structure of Earnings Survey                           Excludes NACE rev. 2 sectors:Employees Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                  All Employees A, O, T All
                                                                                                                                                                                All                                               Companies with 10+ employees
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Combination. Establishment and Administrative. RTD, EAE National
Belgium                                        average    110
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages Statistics Belgium         Nominal Unseasonally Adjustedindex figures are an average of quarterly data.
                                                                                                                         Annual Quarterly Labour Cost Index All Employees                    All Sectors                          All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Administrative Sizes                                          National
Belgium                                        average
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages UNECE
Bulgaria                                       average    707
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages Bulgarian National Statistical Institute
                                                                                               Annual Establishment Survey on Employment, Wages, and Salaries and Other Labour Costs Sectors
                                                                                                                         Annual data are divided by 12.                                      All                                  All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Establishment Sizes                                           National
Bulgaria                                       average    698                                  Quarterly Survey on Employees,figures are an average ofand Salaries, and Other Labour Costs
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages Bulgarian National Statistical Institute             Annual Hours Worked, Wages monthly data. All Employees              All Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                                Full-time Equivalent                              All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Establishment Sizes                               RTD         National
Bulgaria                                       average
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages UNECE
Canada                                         average    3791
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages Statistics Canada          Survey of Employment, Weekly data are multiplied by 52/12. All Employees Employees Sectors
                                                                                                                         Payrolls, and Hours (SEPH)                             All          All                                  All Sizes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Combination. Establishment and Administrative. RTD            National
Cyprus                                         average                                         Social
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages Statistical Service of Cyprus Insurance Services                                                                                                  Administrative
Cyprus                                         average
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages Statistical Service of Cyprus
                                                                                               Annual Wages and Salaries Survey, Annual LaborMean Monthly Rate PerEmployees Employees Earners Combined
                                                                                                                                                    Statistics 2009
                                                                                                                                                                  Full-time Person, Wage and Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                                Full-time All Salary                              All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Establishment Sizes                                           National
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        EAC, EAE, SVI
Cyprus                                         average    2004
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages Statistical Service of Cyprus
                                                                                               Average Monthly Earnings of Employeesare a simple (Social Insurance Archive) Employees Sectors
                                                                                                                         Annual earnings by Quarter average of unadjusted quarterly data.
                                                                                                                                                                  All Employees All          All                                  All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Administrative Sizes                              RTD         National
Cyprus                                         average
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages UNECE
Czech Republic                                 average    25645
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages Czech Statistical Office Structure of Earnings Survey                                         Employees working at least 30 hours.
                                                                                                                                                                                Employees working at least 30 hours.Combination. Establishment and Administrative.
                                                                                                                                                                                             All Sectors                                                                            National
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Companies with 10+ employees (business sphere); All sizes (non-b
Czech Republic                                 average    24319
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages Czech Statistical Office Average gross monthly wages                           Excluded are persons performing public office, such as membersEstablishment senators, councillors at all levels, judges, etc. National
                                                                                                                                                                  All Employees              All Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                                Full-time Equivalent                              All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       of Parliament, Sizes
Czech Republic                                 average
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages UNECE
Denmark                                        average
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages Statistics Denmark         Structural Statistics on Earnings                                  Employees working moreAll Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                                              than 8 hours.                       Companies with 10+ full-time employees (private National
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Combination. Establishment and Administrative.                sector)
Denmark                                        average    122
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages Statistics Denmark                                   Nominal index is an average
                                                                                               Indices for Average Earnings of the Private Sector of a non seasonally adjusted quarterly index.
                                                                                                                                                                  All Employees              Private Sector                       Companies with 10+ employees
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Establishment                                     EAC         National
Denmark                                        average
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages Statistics Denmark                                   Data are multiplied by 37*52/12. total All Employees pension contributions as contributions include those from employers full-time employees
                                                                                                                                                   Data are
                                                                                               Structure of Earnings Statistics for the Private Sector, All Employees
                                                                                                                                                                  earnings minus             Private
                                                                                                                                                                                Full-time EquivalentSector                        Companies with 10+ and employees.EAC
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Establishment                                                 National
Denmark                                        average
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages UNECE
Estonia                                        average    839
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages Statistics Estonia         Wages and Salaries Survey                                          All Employees              All Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                                Full-time Equivalent                              All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Establishment Sizes                   M(2000) RTD, SVI National
Finland                                        average
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages Statistics Finland         Structure of Earnings Survey                                       Full-time Employees Employees
                                                                                                                                                                                Full-time All Sectors                             Companies with 5+ employees.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Establishment                         C(2001)     RTD         National
Finland                                        average    3111
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages Statistics Finland         Index of Wage and Salary Earnings
                                                                                                                         Full-time employees are defined by the Refers to those employees whosecoverage. hours account for over 90 per cent of total working with industry.industry
                                                                                                                                                   Monthly earnings.
                                                                                                                                                                  definition provided in employee working
                                                                                                                                                                                             All Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                                Full-time Employees                               Company size coverage varies hours in that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Establishment                                                 National
France                                         average
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages Insee                      Declaration annuelle de données sociales            Excludes certain categoriesFull-time Employees
                                                                                                                                                                  Full-time Employees workers.
                                                                                                                                                                                 of public All Sectors                            All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Establishment Sizes                                           Metropolitan Fra
France                                         average    105
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages Ministère du Travail, de Indice de salaires de base de l'ensemble are an average of quarterly data.
                                                                                               la Solidarité, et de la Fonction Publique des salariés.
                                                                                                                         Annual figures                           All Employees              Private Sector                       Companies with 10+ employees
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Establishment                                                 Metropolitan Fra
France                                         average    2625
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages Eurostat                   National Accounts Data                              ILO Estimate All Employees Employees
                                                                                                                                                                  using all employees.
                                                                                                                                                                                All                                   National Accounts                                             National
France                                         average
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages UNECE
Germany                                        average    2447
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages Federal Statistical OfficeNational Accounts Data
                                                                                                of Germany                                                                      All
                                                                                                                                                                  All Employees Employees                             National Accounts                                             National
Greece                                         average                                         Structure of Earnings Survey data are divided by 12.
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages National Statistical Service of Greece               Annual
Greece                                         average    1662
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages Eurostat                   National Account Figures Estimate using all employees.
                                                                                                                         ILO                                                    All
                                                                                                                                                                  All Employees Employees                             National Accounts                                             National

                                                                                                                           ILO Global Wage Database 2010
                                                                                                                 10 2:02 AM 1/13/2013 NOMINAL AVERAGE WAGE
country name                     region       indicator 2011        source                    source survey            source calculation        source notes Employee Coverage
                                                                                                                                                                             Wage Calculation Coverage
                                                                                                                                                                                          Sector       Job Coverage              F         Age
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Survey Type irm Coverage Coverage    Series Break               Geographic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Wage Definition Notes Cov
Hungary                                       average     213054                              Establishment survey
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages Hungarian Central Statistic Office                                                            Full-time Employees Employees
                                                                                                                                                                             Full-time All Sectors                 Establishment Companies with 5+ employees                       National
Iceland                                       average     365000
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages Statistics Iceland          Icelandic Survey on Wages, Earnings, and Labour Costs             All EmployeesFull-time Equivalent
                                                                                                                                                                                          Manufacturing, construction, wholesale and retailwith 11+ employees
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Establishment                        M(2006)                    National
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Companies trade; repair, transport storage and communication, an
Ireland                                       average     2992                                of Ireland               Data are Costs Survey
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages Central Statistics Office Earnings Hours and Employment an average of quarterly data. Weekly earnings are multipliedSectors
                                                                                                                                                                All Employees Employees by 52/12.
                                                                                                                                                                             All          All                      Establishment Companies with 3+ employees         RTD, SVI National
Ireland                                       average                                         of Ireland               Weekly
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages Central Statistics Office National Employment Survey data are multiplied by 52/12. All Employees Employees Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                             All          All                      Establishment Companies with 3+ employees         RTD           National
Israel                                        average                                          Statistics
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages Israel Central Bureau of Income Survey                                         Refers to gross monthly income from wages and salaries. In 2000 and 2001, East Jerusalem is excluded.
                                                                                                                                                                All Employees                          All jobs    Household               15+                       GINC, RTD, SVINational
Israel                                        average     8563                                 Statistics
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages Israel Central Bureau of Monthly Wages and Employment Statistics                              All Employees             All Sectors              Administrative                       M(2002), M(2005)           National
Italy                                         average     2168
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages Eurostat                    National Accounts Data                             ILO Estimate All Employees Employees
                                                                                                                                                                using all employees.
                                                                                                                                                                             All                                   National Accounts                                               National
Italy                                         average                                          Statistics
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages Italy National Bureau of Contractual Wages and Salaries Index                                 Full-time values of contractual wages of employees.
                                                                                                                                                                             Full-time Employees
                                                                                                                                                 Index refers to nominal Employees Employees covered by collective bargaining agreements (56.8% of employees in March 2010).       Employees cover
Japan                                         average                                           Labor and Welfare
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages Japan Ministry of HealthBasic Survey on Wage Structure                         Contractual cash earnings for ordinary workers.Sector
                                                                                                                                                                Full-time Employees Employees
                                                                                                                                                                             Full-time Private                                   Companies with 5+ regular employees               National. Exclud
Latvia                           Developed Economiesnominal wages Statistics Latvia
                                              average     464                                 2-Establishment                                                                                                      Combination. not included.
                                                                                                                       Religious organisations, rural craftsmen’s businesses, family-owned Establishments, individual work are Establishment and Administrative. SVI
                                                                                                                                                                All Employees             All Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                             Full-time Equivalent                                All Sizes                                         National
Latvia                                        average
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages UNECE
Lithuania                                     average     2042
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages Statistics Lithuania        Quarterly Sample Survey on Earnings, State Social Insurance Fund Employees
                                                                                                                                                                All Board (SODRA) Equivalent
                                                                                                                                                                             Full-time All Sectors                               All Sizes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Combination. Establishment and Administrative.                  National
Lithuania                                     average
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages UNECE
Luxembourg                                    average     4212
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages STATEC Luxembourg Average Annual Earnings - Gent's agreement avecNACE rev1 C-K only through 2007. Employees B-N from 2008.
                                                                                                                                                  Eurostat                   Full-time Private Sector
                                                                                                                                                                Full-time Employees NACE rev2                      Administrative                       M(2008) RTD, SVI National
Malta                                         average     1254
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages Malta National StatisticsAnnual Labour Force
                                                                                               Office                                                           All Employees                          Main job Household                  15+                                     National
Malta                                         average
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages UNECE
Netherlands                                   average
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages Statistics Netherlands                                                                                     All
                                                                                                                                                                All Employees Employees Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                                          All                                    All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Establishment Sizes                  M(2009) RTD                National
Netherlands                                   average     128
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages Statistics Netherlands Cao-lonen, contractuele loonkosten en arbeidsduur; indexcijfersFull-time Employees index. Source is derived from companies, institutions and employers' organizations involved in concluding c
                                                                                                                                                 Contractual nominal monthly wage Employeescovered by collective bargaining agreements
                                                                                                                                                                 (2000=100) Full-time Sectors                      Combination                                       RTD           National
Netherlands                                   average
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages Statistics Netherlands Survey on Employment and Wages                                                      All
                                                                                                                                                                All Employees Employees Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                                          All                                    All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Establishment Sizes                  M(2000) RTD                National
New Zealand                                   average     3893                                                         Weekly
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages Statistics New Zealand New Zealand Income Survey data are multiplied by 52/12. wages and salaries component of individual gross income.
                                                                                                                                                 Refers to the All Employees                           All jobs    Household               15+                                     National
Norway                                        average     38100
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages Statistics Norway           Wage Statistics, All Employees                                    All EmployeesFull-time Equivalent
                                                                                                                                                                                          All Sectors                            All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Establishment Sizes                  M(2008) SVI                National
Poland                                        average     3400                                  of Poland
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages Central Statistical OfficeEmployment Wages and Salary in the National Economy                 All Employees             All Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                             Full-time Equivalent                                All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Establishment Sizes                                             National
Portugal                                      average                                          Planeamento (GEP)
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages Gabinete de Estratégia e Quadros de Pessoal do Ministério do Trabalho e da Solidariedade Social Employees Employees
                                                                                                                                                 Gross earnings ull-time
                                                                                                                                                                F            Full-time Private Sector                            All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Administrative Sizes                              EAC, RTD National
Romania                                       average                                         Annual Labour
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages Romanian National Institute of Statistic Cost Survey                                          All Employees
                                                                                                                                                 Redenomination occurred in 2005 byEquivalent
                                                                                                                                                                             Full-time 10,000. Armed forces andEstablishment Sizes Survey covers all economic RTD, EAC, National
                                                                                                                                                                                          All Sectors               similar are excluded.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 All                                  activities except Section T - "
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   SVI
Slovakia                                      average     855                                 Structure of Earnings Survey
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic                                                     All Employees Employees Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                             All          All                                    All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Establishment Sizes                                             National
Slovakia                                      average     786                                 Quarterly Statistical Survey
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic                                                     All Employees Employees Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                             All          All                                    All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Establishment Sizes                               RTD, EAC National
Slovenia                                      average                                         Structure of Earnings
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia Survey                          Note that although the survey is limited Allfull-time employees, the share of part-time employment in C(2005) is very small (according to theLa
                                                                                                                                                                Full-time Employees Employees
                                                                                                                                                                             Full-time to Sectors                                All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Establishment Sizes                  Slovenia RTD               National
Slovenia                                      average     1525                                Monthly Report on Earnings by Legal Persons
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia                                                All Employees Employees Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                             All          All                                    All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Establishment Sizes                  M(2005) RTD, SVI National
Spain                                         average     1895                                 Institute               Annual
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages Spain National StatisticsQuarterly Labour Cost Survey figures are an average of quarterly data.
                                                                                                                                                 Activities of housesholds as employers (T) Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                All Employees Employees and activities of extraterritorial organizations and bodies (U) are excluded. RTD, National
                                                                                                                                                                             All          All                      Establishment Sizes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 All                                 EAC,          SVI, EAR
Spain                                         average
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages UNECE
Sweden                                        average     29000
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages Statistics Sweden           Salary Structures, whole economy                                  All Employees Employees Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                             All          All                                    All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Establishment Sizes                               EAC, SVI National
Sweden                                        average     33570
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages Statistics Sweden           Short-term statistics, wages andof September isprivatefor every year. and O. workers
                                                                                                                       Month salaries in the taken sector Non-manual Non-manualPrivate Sector
                                                                                                                                                 Excludes NACE A                           workers                 Establishment Companies with 5+ employees                       National
Switzerland                      Developed Economiesnominal wages Swiss Federal Statistical Structure of Earnings Survey
                                              average                                          Office                                                           All EmployeesFull-time Equivalent
                                                                                                                                                                                          All Sectors              Establishment                        M(1998) Cantonal public administration in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Companies with 3+ employees         EAC           National
Switzerland                                   average
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages Swiss Federal Statistical Swiss Wage Index
                                                          1.00                                 Office                                                           All Employees             All Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                             Full-time Equivalent                  Administrative                       M(2006)                    National
                                                                                                                                                 Nominal wage percentage growth with respect to the preceding year. Prior to 2006, data refer to full-time employees only. After 2006, females
United Kingdom                                average     2129                                                          and Earnings - multiplied Analysis
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages UK National Statistics Annual Survey of HoursWeekly data are Workplace by 52/12. All Employees Employees Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                             All          All                                    All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Establishment Sizes                  M(2006) RTD                National
United States                                 average     3437                                Current
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages US Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Survey (CES) are multiplied by 52/12. All Employees Employees
                                                                                                                       Weekly data                                           All          Private Sector                         All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Establishment Sizes                                             National
United States                                 average     2838                                Current
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages US Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Survey (CES) are multiplied by 52/12. Production and Non-supervisory Employees Employees
                                                                                                                       Weekly data                                                        Private Sector
                                                                                                                                                                             Production and Non-supervisory                      All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Establishment Sizes                                             National
Albania                                       average nominal wages Albania National Institute of Statistics Structural Survey
                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia                              Annual Business                                                   All Employees             Industry, transport and communication, trade, and15+ other sectors of services.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Administrative sizes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 All        some                                   National
Albania                                       average nominal wages UNECE
                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Armenia                                       average nominal wages National Statistics Service of Armenia Report on the Number of Employees and Wages/salariesStatistical Yearbook;Sectors Statistical Handbook "Labour Market in the Republic of Armenia". SectorsNational
                                                          115265
                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia                              State Statistical                                  Data are fromAll Employees Employees Annual
                                                                                                                                                                Annual       All          All                                    All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Establishment Sizes                                              T and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        M(2011) RTD, EAC, SVI Sector U
Armenia                                       average nominal wages UNECE
                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Azerbaijan                                    average nominal wages State Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan
                                                          363
                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia                                                                                                All Employees             All Sectors                                                                EAC, SVI
Belarus                                       average nominal wages Republic of Belarus Official Statistics survey
                                                          1925323
                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia                              Establishment                                      Redenomination occurred in 2000 by 1000.Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                All Employees Employees Data from 2011 exclude data from "small business" enterprises of non-state EAC, National
                                                                                                                                                                             All          All                      Establishment Sizes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 All                    M(2011) RTD, ownership.    SVI
Bosnia and Herzegovina                        average nominal wages Agency of Statistics for Bosnia &Survey on Employment and Wages average of monthly figures.
                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia                              Monthly Herzegovina 2007 data are a simple                        All Employees             All Sectors                            All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Establishment Sizes
Bosnia and Herzegovina                        average nominal wages UNECE
                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Croatia                                       average nominal wages Republic of Croatia Central Bureau of Statistics
                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia                              Annual and monthly surveys on persons in paid employment and grossemployment in crafts and trades and dree lances, in the Ministry of Defense, in the Ministry of Interior or independent farm
                                                                                                                                                 Excludes persons Employees earnings All Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                All in and net                                                   All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Establishment Sizes                  M(2003)                    National
Croatia                                       average nominal wages Republic of Croatia Central Bureau of Statistics
                                                          7796
                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia                              Monthly Survey on Persons in Paid Employment and Gross and All Employees Employees Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                Net EarningsAll           All                                    All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Establishment Sizes                                             National
Georgia                                       average nominal wages National Statistics Office of Georgia survey
                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia                              Establishment                                                     All EmployeesFull-time Equivalent
                                                                                                                                                                                          All Sectors              Establishment                        M(2006) RTD, EAE, SVI      National. Exclud
Georgia                                       average nominal wages National Statistics Office of Georgia
                                                          690
                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia                                                       Annual figures are an average of quarterly data.
                                                                                                                                                                All Employees             All Sectors              Establishment                                     RTD, EAE, SVI National. Exclud
Georgia                                       average nominal wages UNECE
                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Kazakhstan                                    average nominal wages Agency of Statistics of Kazakhstan
                                                          90028
                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia                                                                                                All Employees             All Sectors              Establishment                                     EAC           National
Kyrgyzstan Republic                           average nominal wages National Statistical Committee of the Kyrgyz Republic
                                                          9352
                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia                                                                                                All Employees             All Sectors                            All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Establishment Sizes                               EAC           National
Moldova, Republic of                          average nominal wages National Bureau of Statistics Moldova survey
                                                          3194
                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia                              Establishment                                                     All Employees Employees Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                             All          All                      Establishment Companies with 20+ employees                      EAE, SVI
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     RTD, EAC, National. Exclud
Russian Federation                            average nominal wages Russia Federal State Statistics Service
                                                          23693
                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia                                                                                                All Employees Employees Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                             All          All                                    All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Establishment Sizes                               EAC           National
Russian Federation                            average nominal wages CIS STAT
                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Serbia                                        average nominal wages Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia Survey on Employees and their Salaries and All Employees Employees Sectors sources
                                                          52733
                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia                              Monthly Statistical                                               Wages (RAD-1), Tax Administration
                                                                                                                                                                             All          All                      Combination. Establishment and Administrative.                  National
Tajikistan                                    average nominal wages State Committee on Statistics of Tajikstan
                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia                                                                                                                          All Sectors              Establishment                                     EAC           National
Tajikistan                                    average nominal wages State Committee on Statistics of Tajikstan
                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia                                                       Annual figures are an average of monthly data.                     All Sectors              Establishment                                     EAC           National
                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia
The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia                 30602                               LABOUR-1 (Monthly
                                              average nominal wages Republic of Macedonia State Statistical Office report)                                      All Employees             All Sectors                                                                              National

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country name                      region       indicator 2011        source                     source survey           source calculation        source notes Employee Coverage
                                                                                                                                                                              Wage Calculation Coverage
                                                                                                                                                                                          Sector       Job Coverage               F           Age
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Survey Type irm Coverage Coverage      Series Break             Geographic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Wage Definition Notes Cov
                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia
The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia      average nominal wages UNECE
Turkey                                         average nominal wages TurkStat
                                                           188
                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia                               Quarterly Gross Wages and Salaries Index in Industry                                                                              Companies with 20+                    EAC
                                                                                                                                                                                          Sections B, C, D, and E of NACE Rev. 2 classification. employees for manufacturing and mining. All
Turkey                                         average nominal wages TurkStat
                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia                               Structure of Earnings Survey                      Sectors B-N, P-S under Employees Employees
                                                                                                                                                                 Full-time NACE Rev2.
                                                                                                                                                                              Full-time                             Establishment                          M(2010)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Companies with 10+ employees                      National
Turkey                                         average nominal wages TurkStat
                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia                                                       Annual figures are
                                                                                                Quarterly Industrial Employment Survey an average of quarterly data.
                                                                                                                                                                 All Employees            Manufacturing. ExcludesEstablishment
                                                                                                                                                                              Full-time Equivalent                   division 37.Companies with 10+ employees                       National
Turkmenistan                                   average nominal wages State Committee of Turkmenistan Statistics
                                                           845
                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Turkmenistan                                   average nominal wages UNECE
                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Ukraine                                        average nominal wages State Committee of Statistics of of Enterprises on Labour Statistics
                                                           2633
                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia                               Survey Ukraine                                                   All Employees                                      Establishment Companies with
                                                                                                                                                                                          All Sectors. Excludes sections P, Q of ISIC Rev.3. 10+ employees M(2010)                  National
Uzbekistan                                     average nominal wages UNECE
                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Argentina                                       and the Caribbean
                                                           480
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages Argentinian National Institute of Statistics y Coeficiente de Variación Salarial of the monthly nominal index.
                                                                                                Índice de salarios and Censuses figures are an average
                                                                                                                        Annual                                   All Employees            All Sectors                             All Sizes. Registered and unregistered private sector firms.
Argentina                                       and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages ILO-SIALC                  Encuestas Permanentes de Hogares Puntual (1996-2002); EncuestasEmployees de Hogares Contínua (2003-2009)
                                                                                                                                                                 All Permanentes                       Main job Household                     14+          M(2003)                  Urban
Bahamas (The)                                   and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Barbados                                        and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Belize                                          and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Bolivia, Plurinational State of                 and the Caribbean                               Encuesta Trimestral de Empleo - INE are an average of quarterly data.
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages Bolivia National Institute of Statistics           Annual figures
Brazil                                          and the Caribbean
                                                           1588
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) (PME) are an average of monthly received for a given month.
                                                                                                Monthly Employment Survey figures
                                                                                                                        Annual                    Income usually data.                                 Main job Household                     10+                                   Urban. Recife, Sa
Brazil                                          and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages ILO SIALC                  National Household Survey (Pesquisa Nacional Por Amostra de Domicilios)                                Main job Household                     10+                                   Urban
Chile                                           and the Caribbean
                                                           110                                  Indices de
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages National Statistics Institute of ChileRemuneraciones
                                                                                                                        Annual figures are an average of monthly data.
                                                                                                                                                                 All Employees                                      Establishment Companies with 5+ employees                       National
                                                                                                                                                                                          All Sectors. Excludes agriculture, livestock, hunting and forestry, fishing, domestic services, internationa
Chile                                           and the Caribbean                               Anuario de              Annual figures are an average
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages National Statistics Institute of Chile Remuneraciones Medias y Costos Medios of monthly data.
Chile                                           and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages National Statistics Institute of Chile
                                                                                                Average earnings and nominal average monthly costs (Remuneraciones Mediashave worked at least 20 hoursNominales)reference month. with 10+ employees
                                                                                                                        Annual figures are an average of to all employees who y Costos Medios Mensuales during the
                                                                                                                                                  Refers monthly data.
                                                                                                                                                                 All Employees            All Sectors               Establishment Companies                                         National
Colombia                                        and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Colombia                                        and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages ILO SIALC                  Encuesta Nacional de Hogares (ENH) (1995-2000); Encuesta Continua de Hogares Continua (ECH) (2002-2005); Household
                                                                                                                                                                                                       All jobs (1995-2000); Main Integrada12+Hogares M(2002), (GEIH) (2006+)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Gran Encuesta job (2001+)   de         Continua M(2006)         Urban (1995-200
Costa Rica                                      and the Caribbean
                                                           468832                               Caja
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages Central Bank of Costa Rica Costarricense del Seguro Social (CCSS)                                                                              Administrative
Costa Rica                                      and the Caribbean                               Encuesta Census
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages National Institute of Statistics and de Hogares de Propósitos Múltiples                     All Employees                         Main job Household                     12+          M(2000)                  National
Costa Rica                                      and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages ILO SIALC                                                                                                                         Main job Household
                                                                                                Encuesta de Hogares de Propósitos Múltiples (EHPM) (1995-2009); Encuesta Nacional de Hogares (ENAHO) (2010+)                                               M(2010)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              12+ (1995-1999); 15+ (2010+)          Urban
Cuba                                            and the Caribbean                               Statistics
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages Cuba National Office of Annual Statistical Yearbooks
Dominican Republic                              and the Caribbean                               National Labour
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages Central Bank of the Dominican Republic Force Survey (ENFT), Central Bank of the Dominican Republic                   Private Sector            Combination. Household and Administrative.
Ecuador                                         and the Caribbean
                                                           270                                  Remuneraciones of Ecuador 2003 A are
                                                                                                                         Serie
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages National Institute of Statistics and CensusíndicesAnnual figures2010an average of monthly data.
Ecuador                                         and the Caribbean
                                                           478
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages ILO SIALC                  Encuesta Nacional de Empleo, Desempleo y Subempleo (ENEMDU)
                                                                                                                                                  Pre-2000 can be converted from Sucres into dollars Main job average exchange rate. Los 10+ 1995 al 2000 y el 2002: ENEMDU levantada en
                                                                                                                                                                                                       using the Household                     años                                 Urban
El Salvador                                     and the Caribbean                               Encuesta de Hogares de Data prior to 2003 have Refers to salarios (as opposed to ingresos).
                                                                                                                        Propósitos Múltiples
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages Ministry of the Economy and General Direction for Statistics and Census been converted from colons to USD using the fixed exchange rate of 8.75 colons/USD. 16+                                                National
Guadeloupe                                      and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages Insee                      DADS                    Annual data are divided by 12. à temps complet ; Ensemble des activités hors administration publique, services domestiques et activités extra-territoriales.
                                                                                                                                                  Salariés
Guadeloupe                                      and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages ILO Laborsta                                       Hourly data are multiplied by 40*52/12.                                                                                            C(2000)
Guatemala                                       and the Caribbean
                                                           1967                                 Encuesta Nacional
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages Guatemala National Institute of Statistics de Empleo e Ingresos (ENEI)                                                                                                   15+                                   National
Guyana                                          and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages Insee                      DADS                                              Salariés
                                                                                                                        Annual data are divided by 12. à temps complet ; Ensemble des activités hors administration publique, services domestiques et activités extra-territoriales.
Haiti                                           and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Honduras                                        and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages ILO SIALC                  Encuesta Permanente de Hogares de Propósitos Múltiples (EPHPM)                                         Main job Household                     10+                                   Urban
Jamaica                                         and the Caribbean
                                                           76368
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages Statistical Institute of Jamaica
                                                                                                Employment and Earnings Data data are multiplied by 52/12. All Employees
                                                                                                                        Weekly                                                                                       agriculture, Companies with 10+ employees private educational institutions.
                                                                                                                                                                                          Private Sector. ExcludesEstablishment   government, the free zones and                    National
Martinique                                      and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages Insee                      Declaration annuelle de Annual data are divided by 12.
                                                                                                                        données sociales                         Full-time Employees                                Establishment Sizes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  All
                                                                                                                                                                                          All Sectors. Excludes certain categories of public workers.
Martinique                                      and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages ILO Laborsta                                                                 Currency changed to euros in 2000.
                                                                                                                        Hourly data are multiplied by 40*52/12.
Mexico                                          and the Caribbean
                                                           6482
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages Mexico National Institute of Statistics and Geography data are provided De 1994 a 2003, monthly. An annual average of permanentes. daily figures is calculated. This averageM(2004)
                                                                                                                        Annual                                                            Private Sector                                                    is then multiplied by eventuales,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    National
                                                                                                                                                  for daily wages, salario medio de los cotizantes the monthly, A partir de 2004, salario base de los cotizantes permanentes y6*52/12. pondera
Mexico                                          and the Caribbean                               National Survey of Occupation wages for the occupied population are multiplied
                                                                                                                                                                 All Indicators                        the occupied population                14+
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages Mexico National Employment Service Job PortalHourly and Employment (ENOE) QuarterlyEmployees by hours worked for Main job Household to obtain a weekly wage. Then an average of quarterly figures is ta        National
Mexico                                          and the Caribbean
                                                           5766
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages ILO SIALC                  Encuesta Nacional de Empleo (1995-2004); Encuesta Nacional deof each year.y Empleo (2005-2009)
                                                                                                                                                  Second quarter Ocupación                                          Household                              M(2005)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              12+ (1995-2004); 14+ (2005+)          Urban
Netherlands Antilles                            and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages ILO Laborsta               Labour Force Survey                                                                       Manufacturing             Household                 14+                                   Curacao only.
Nicaragua                                       and the Caribbean
                                                           6615
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages Ministry of Labour of Nicaragua (MITRAB)                                                                                                                                                                       National
Panama                                          and the Caribbean                               Empleo: Sectores Census
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages Panama National Institute of Statistics and Publico y Privado                               All Employees
Panama                                          and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages ILO SIALC                  Encuesta de Hogares                               August of each year.                                 Main job Household                     15+                                   Urban
Paraguay                                        and the Caribbean
                                                           229                                  I
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages Central Bank of Paraguaynforme Economico
Paraguay                                        and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages ILO SIALC                  Encuesta Permanente de Hogares                                                                                      Household                 10+                                   Urban
Peru                                            and the Caribbean                               National Survey of Salaries and figures are an average of monthly data.
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages National Statistics Institute of Peru              Annual Wages              Sueldo Lima Metropolitana               Private Sector            Establishment Companies with 10+ employees                      Urban. Lima.
Peru                                            and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages ILO SIALC                                                                                                                         Main job Household
                                                                                                Encuesta de Hogares Especializada de Niveles de Empleo (ENIVE) (1995-2003); Encuesta Nacional de Hogares (ENAHO) (2004+)                      14+          M(2004)                  Urban. Lima. (19
Puerto Rico                                     and the Caribbean
                                                           2223                                 Quarterly Census of Employment andare multiplied by 52/12. Allwage is multiplied by 52/12.
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages US Bureau of Labor Statistics                      Weekly data Wages         Average weekly Employees                All Sectors                             All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Establishment Sizes                                 EAC         National
Suriname                                        and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Trinidad and Tobago                             and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Uruguay                                         and the Caribbean
                                                           144                                  Indice Medio de         Annual figures are an average
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages National Institute of Statistics of UruguaySalarios Nominales, Base July 2008 of the monthly nominal index.
Uruguay                                         and the Caribbean
                                                           16610
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages ILO SIALC                  Encuesta Continua de Hogares (ECH) (2000-2005); Encuesta Nacional de Hogares Ampliada (ENHA) (2006+) Household
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Main job                               14+          M(2006)                  Urban
                                                and the Caribbean
                                                           1552
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of Latin Americaaverage nominal wages Venezuela Central BankIndice de Remuneraciones a los asalariados                            All Employees                                                    Companies with 5+ employees and Administrative (public sector).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        RTD, EAC, SVI
                                                                                                                                                  Includes employer social security contributions of employers. Combination. Establishment (private sector)(private sector) National for publ
                                                and the Caribbean
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of Latin Americaaverage nominal wages ILO SIALC                                          Second semester of each year.
                                                                                                Encuesta de Hogares por Muestreo                                                                                    Household                 15+                                   National
Bahrain                                                                                                                 Annual figures are an average of quarterly data. In regard to agriculture, workers in agriculture enterprises, manufacturing or marketing their products, and more workers -
                                  Middle East average nominal wages Kingdom of Bahrain Labour Market Regulatory Authority                                         wages.
                                                                                                                                                  Average basicAll Employees Employees Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                              All         All                                     Workers in private-sector establishments with 10 or workers opera
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Combination. Household and Administrative.                      National
Bahrain                           Middle East average nominal wages ILO Laborsta                                                                                                          Private Sector            Administrative
Iraq                              Middle East average nominal wages Central Organization for Statistics and Information Technology                                                                                  Household                 15+                       NET         National
Jordan                                                                                          Employment Survey
                                  Middle East average nominal wages Jordan Department of Statistics                                                                           All
                                                                                                                                                                 All Employees Employees Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                                          All                                     All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Establishment Sizes                                             National
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        EAC, EAE, SVI

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country name           region        indicator 2011        source                   source survey           source calculation      source notes Employee Coverage
                                                                                                                                                               Wage Calculation Coverage
                                                                                                                                                                             Sector                  Survey Type irm Coverage Coverage
                                                                                                                                                                                          Job Coverage          F         Age                   Wage Definition Notes Cov
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Series Break         Geographic
Kuwait                 Middle East                                                  Annual                  Annual data
                                     average nominal wages Kuwait Central Statistical OfficeSurvey of Establishments are divided by 12.           All Employees Employees
                                                                                                                                                               All                                   Establishment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                All
                                                                                                                                                                             Mining, quarrying and manufacturing. Sizes                                   National
Lebanon                Middle East                                                  Multiple Indicators                             Excludes construction.
                                     average nominal wages Lebanon Central Administration of StatisticsClusters Survey, Round 3 (MICS3)                                                                                   15+                             National
Oman                   Middle East                                                  Oman Economy
                                     average nominal wages Oman Ministry of the National Statistical Yearbooks                      Data refer to Omanis only.               Private Sector
Qatar                  Middle East              7401                                Labour Force Survey
                                     average nominal wages Qatar Statistics Authority                                                             All Employees                                      Household            15+                   EAC       National
Saudi Arabia           Middle East                                                  Annual Economic Survey of Establishments
                                     average nominal wages Saudi Arabia Central Department of Statistics Average wages are calculatedemployee All Employees Employeesaverage wage is derived from the total wagedivided by 12. the number of employees.
                                                                                                                                    All by divingcoverage is salaries by thePrivate Sector
                                                                                                                                                   wages and assumed as thenumber of employees. Annual data are then bill divided by
                                                                                                                                                               All                                   Establishment Sizes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                All                                       National
Syrian Arab Republic   Middle East              13844                               Labour Force Survey
                                     average nominal wages Syria Central Bureau of Statistics                                                                                             Main job Household              15+                             National
United Arab Emirates   Middle East                                                  National
                                     average nominal wages UAE Ministry of the Economy Abstract 2008 Annual data are divided by 12.               All Employees              All Sectors                                                                  National
West Bank & Gaza       Middle East              1686                                Labor Force Survey
                                     average nominal wages Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics         Daily data have been multiplied by wage. Figures only refer to the PalestinianMain job Household
                                                                                                                                    Net daily 5*52/12.
                                                                                                                                                  All Employees                           territory.                      15+                   NET       West Bank and G
Yemen                  Middle East   average nominal wages




                                                                                                           ILO Global Wage Database 2010
                                                                                                 13 2:02 AM 1/13/2013 NOMINAL AVERAGE WAGE
country name                       region   indicator Agricultural Excluded?
Algeria                            Africa   average nominal wages
Angola                             Africa   average nominal wages
Benin                              Africa   average nominal wages
Botswana                           Africa               No
                                            average nominal wages
Botswana                           Africa               No
                                            average nominal wages
Burkina Faso                       Africa   Urban. nominal wages
                                            averageOuagadougou.
Burundi                            Africa   Urban. nominal wages
                                            averageBujumbura.
Cameroon                           Africa   average nominal wages
Cape Verde                         Africa   average nominal wages
Central African Republic           Africa   average nominal wages
Chad                               Africa   average nominal wages
Comoros                            Africa   average nominal wages
Congo                              Africa   average nominal wages
Côte d'Ivoire                      Africa   average nominal wages
Democratic Republic of the Congo   Africa   average nominal wages
Egypt                              Africa               No
                                            average nominal wages
Egypt                              Africa               No
                                            average nominal wages
Equatorial Guinea                  Africa   average nominal wages
Eritrea                            Africa   average nominal wages
Ethiopia                           Africa   average nominal wages
Gabon                              Africa   average nominal wages
Gambia                             Africa   average nominal wages
Ghana                              Africa   average nominal wages
Guinea                             Africa   average nominal wages
Guinea-Bissau                      Africa   average nominal wages
Kenya                              Africa   average nominal wages
Lesotho                            Africa               Yes
                                            average nominal wages
Liberia                            Africa   average nominal wages
Libya                              Africa   average nominal wages
Madagascar                         Africa   average nominal wages
Malawi                             Africa               No
                                            average nominal wages
Mali                               Africa   average nominal wages
Mauritania                         Africa   average nominal wages
Mauritius                          Africa               No
                                            average nominal wages
Morocco                            Africa   average nominal wages
Mozambique                         Africa               Yes
                                            average nominal wages
Namibia                            Africa   average nominal wages
Niger                              Africa   average nominal wages
Nigeria                            Africa   average nominal wages
Reunion                            Africa   average nominal wages
Rwanda                             Africa   average nominal wages
Senegal                            Africa   average nominal wages
Sierra Leone                       Africa   average nominal wages
Somalia                            Africa   average nominal wages
South Africa                       Africa               Yes
                                            average nominal wages
Sudan                              Africa   average nominal wages
Swaziland                          Africa   average nominal wages
Tanzania, United Republic of       Africa   National. Zanzibar is excluded.
                                            average nominal wages
Togo                               Africa   average nominal wages
Tunisia                            Africa               Yes
                                            average nominal wages
Uganda                             Africa               Yes
                                            average nominal wages
Zambia                             Africa   average nominal wages
Zimbabwe                           Africa   average nominal wages
Afghanistan                        Asia     average nominal wages
Bangladesh                         Asia     Selected. Dhaka, Chittagong, Rajshahi and Khulna.
                                            average nominal wages
Bangladesh                         Asia     average nominal wages
Bhutan                             Asia     average nominal wages
Brunei                             Asia     average nominal wages
Cambodia                           Asia     average nominal wages
China                              Asia                 No
                                            average nominal wages

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country name                       region      indicator Agricultural Excluded?
China                              Asia                   No
                                               average nominal wages
Fiji                               Asia        average nominal wages
Hong Kong (China)                  Asia                   Yes
                                               average nominal wages
India                              Asia        National. Except the three states of Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, and Sikkim and Union Territory ofLakshadweep.
                                               average nominal wages
Indonesia                          Asia                   Yes
                                               average nominal wages
Iran, Islamic Republic of          Asia        average nominal wages
Korea (North)                      Asia        average nominal wages
Korea, Republic of                 Asia                   Yes
                                               average nominal wages
Lao People's Democratic Republic   Asia        average nominal wages
Macau (China)                      Asia                   Yes
                                               average nominal wages
Malaysia                           Asia                   Yes
                                               average nominal wages
Maldives, Republic of              Asia                   No
                                               average nominal wages
Mongolia                           Asia                   No
                                               average nominal wages
Myanmar                            Asia                   Yes
                                               average nominal wages
Nepal                              Asia        average nominal wages
Nepal                              Asia        average nominal wages
Pakistan                           Asia        National. Excludes FATA and military restricted areas.
                                               average nominal wages
Papua New Guinea                   Asia        average nominal wages
Philippines                        Asia        average nominal wages
Singapore                          Asia                   No
                                               average nominal wages
Solomon Islands                    Asia        average nominal wages
Sri Lanka                          Asia        average nominal wages
Taiwan (China)                     Asia                   Yes
                                               average nominal wages
Thailand                           Asia        average nominal wages
Timor-Leste                        Asia                   No
                                               average nominal wages
Viet Nam                           Asia        average nominal wages
Viet Nam                           Asia        average nominal wages
Viet Nam                           Asia        average nominal wages
Australia                                      average    Yes
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages
Australia                                      average
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages
Austria                                        average
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages
Austria                                        average    No
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages
Belgium                                        average    Yes
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages
Belgium                                        average
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages
Belgium                                        average
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages
Bulgaria                                       average    No
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages
Bulgaria                                       average    No
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages
Bulgaria                                       average
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages
Canada                                         average    Yes
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages
Cyprus                                         average
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages
Cyprus                                         average    No
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages
Cyprus                                         average    No
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages
Cyprus                                         average
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages
Czech Republic                                 average    No
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages
Czech Republic                                 average    No
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages
Czech Republic                                 average
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages
Denmark                                        average    Yes
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages
Denmark                                        average
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages
Denmark                                        average    Yes
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages
Denmark                                        average
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages
Estonia                                        average    No
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages
Finland                                        average    Yes
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages
Finland                                        average    No
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages
France                                         average    No
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages
France                                         average
                                               Metropolitan France.
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages
France                                         average
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages
France                                         average
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages
Germany                                        average
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages
Greece                                         average    Yes
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages
Greece                                         average
                                   Developed Economiesnominal wages

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country name                     region       indicator Agricultural Excluded?
Hungary                                       average     No
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages
Iceland                                       average     Yes
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages
Ireland                                       average     Yes
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages
Ireland                                       average     Yes
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages
Israel                                        average
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages
Israel                                        average
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages
Italy                                         average
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages
Italy                                         average
                                              Employees covered by
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages collective labour agreements (56.8% of employees in March 2010).
Japan                                         average     Yes
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages
Latvia                                        average     No
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages
Latvia                                        average
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages
Lithuania                                     average     No
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages
Lithuania                                     average
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages
Luxembourg                                    average     Yes
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages
Malta                                         average
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages
Malta                                         average
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages
Netherlands                                   average     No
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages
Netherlands                                   average
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages
Netherlands                                   average     No
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages
New Zealand                                   average
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages
Norway                                        average     Yes
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages
Poland                                        average     No
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages
Portugal                                      average     No
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages
Romania                                       average     No
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages
Slovakia                                      average     No
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages
Slovakia                                      average     No
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages
Slovenia                                      average     No
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages
Slovenia                                      average     No
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages
Spain                                         average     Yes
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages
Spain                                         average
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages
Sweden                                        average     No
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages
Sweden                                        average     Yes
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages
Switzerland                                   average     Yes
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages
Switzerland                                   average     Yes
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages
United Kingdom                                average     No
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages
United States                                 average     Yes
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages
United States                                 average     Yes
                                 Developed Economiesnominal wages
Albania                                       average nominal wages
                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Albania                                       average nominal wages
                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Armenia                                       average nominal wages
                                                          No
                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Armenia                                       average nominal wages
                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Azerbaijan                                    average nominal wages
                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Belarus                                       average nominal wages
                                                          No
                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Bosnia and Herzegovina                        average nominal wages
                                                          No
                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Bosnia and Herzegovina                        average nominal wages
                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Croatia                                       average nominal wages
                                                          No
                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Croatia                                       average nominal wages
                                                          No
                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Georgia                                       average nominal wages
                                                          No
                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Georgia                                       average nominal wages
                                                          No
                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Georgia                                       average nominal wages
                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Kazakhstan                                    average nominal wages
                                                          No
                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Kyrgyzstan Republic                           average nominal wages
                                                          No
                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Moldova, Republic of                          average nominal wages
                                                          No
                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Russian Federation                            average nominal wages
                                                          No
                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Russian Federation                            average nominal wages
                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Serbia                                        average nominal wages
                                                          No
                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Tajikistan                                    average nominal wages
                                                          No
                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Tajikistan                                    average nominal wages
                                                          No
                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia
                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia
The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia                 No
                                              average nominal wages

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country name                      region       indicator Agricultural Excluded?
                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia
The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia      average nominal wages
Turkey                                         average nominal wages
                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Turkey                                         average nominal wages
                                                            Yes
                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Turkey                                         average nominal wages
                                                            Yes
                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Turkmenistan                                   average nominal wages
                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Turkmenistan                                   average nominal wages
                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Ukraine                                        average nominal wages
                                                            No
                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Uzbekistan                                     average nominal wages
                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Argentina                                       and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Argentina                                       and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Bahamas (The)                                   and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Barbados                                        and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Belize                                          and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Bolivia, Plurinational State of                 and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Brazil                                         Urban. nominal wages
                                                and the Caribbean
                                  Latin AmericaaverageRecife, Salvador, Belo Horizonte, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo and Porto Alegre.
Brazil                                          and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Chile                                           and the Caribbean
                                                            Yes
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Chile                                           and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Chile                                           and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Colombia                                        and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Colombia                                       Urban (1995-2000); Principle Municipalities (2001+)
                                                and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Costa Rica                                      and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Costa Rica                                      and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Costa Rica                                      and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Cuba                                            and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Dominican Republic                              and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Ecuador                                         and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Ecuador                                         and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
El Salvador                                     and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Guadeloupe                                      and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Guadeloupe                                      and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Guatemala                                       and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Guyana                                          and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Haiti                                           and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Honduras                                        and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Jamaica                                         and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Martinique                                      and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Martinique                                      and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Mexico                                          and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Mexico                                          and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Mexico                                          and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Netherlands Antilles                           Curacao Caribbean
                                                and the only.
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Nicaragua                                       and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Panama                                          and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Panama                                          and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Paraguay                                        and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Paraguay                                        and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Peru                                           Urban. nominal
                                                and the Caribbean
                                  Latin AmericaaverageLima. wages
Peru                                           Urban. nominal wages
                                                and the Caribbean
                                  Latin AmericaaverageLima. (1995-2003); Urban (2004+)
Puerto Rico                                     and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Suriname                                        and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Trinidad and Tobago                             and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Uruguay                                         and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Uruguay                                         and the Caribbean
                                  Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
                                               National Caribbean sector. Private sector only includes the following metropolitan areas: Caracas, Guarenas, Guatire, Valles del Tuy, Los Teques, San Diego y San Antonio.
                                                and the for public
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
                                                and the Caribbean
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of Latin Americaaverage nominal wages
Bahrain                                                     See wages
                                  Middle East average nominal notes
Bahrain                                                     No
                                  Middle East average nominal wages
Iraq                              Middle East average nominal wages
Jordan                            Middle East average nominal wages

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country name           region        indicator Agricultural Excluded?
Kuwait                 Middle East              Yes
                                     average nominal wages
Lebanon                Middle East              No
                                     average nominal wages
Oman                   Middle East   average nominal wages
Qatar                  Middle East   average nominal wages
Saudi Arabia           Middle East              No
                                     average nominal wages
Syrian Arab Republic   Middle East   average nominal wages
United Arab Emirates   Middle East   average nominal wages
West Bank & Gaza       Middle East   West Bank and wages
                                     average nominalGaza Strip. Israel and settlements excluded.
Yemen                  Middle East   average nominal wages




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    country name
Count                     region         indicator definition currency/index             1995        1996       1997    1998    1999    2000    2001      2002      2003      2004      2005      2006      2007      2008      2009      2010      2011
1   Kenya                 Africa                      wages
                                         real average gross averagereal average wage growth currency units
                                                                     real monthly wages in local                                                                                                                      -8.93     -5.33     -0.39     -8.06
1   South Africa          Africa                      wages
                                         real average gross averagerand monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                     real                                                                                                                                   5780      5769      6003      6586      6766
1   India                 Asia           real average gross averagerupees
                                                      wages          real monthly wages in local currency units                 118.3   120.5   121.1     124.8     130.9     130.2     126.5     123.9     121.1     119.2     116.1     118.5     113.8
1   Indonesia             Asia                        wages          real monthly wages              184800
                                         real average gross averageindonesian rupiah in local currency units 204050     145875 154775 183750 222750       248450    257200    282275    277325    260650    1019000   991950    999475    1063225
1   Korea, Republic of    Asia                        wages          real korean wages 2030466 2165412
                                         real average gross averagesouthmonthlywon in local currency units 2218634      2012095 2159274 2281117 2303493   2491492   2628888   2689835   2791285   2886211   2835563   2792608   2699527   2780735   2734178
1   Philippines           Asia                        wages          real monthly wages in local currency units
                                         real average gross averagephilippine peso                                                              5429      5368      5274      5063      4931      4954      4905      4694      4739      4813      4775
2   Austria               Developed Economies
                                         real average gross averageeuro monthly wages in local currency units 1866
                                                      wages          real                                               1888    1914    1914    1878      1875      1876      1863      1865      1895      1921      1917      1925      1903
1   Cyprus                               real average gross averagereal average wage growth currency units 2.9
                          Developed Economies         wages          real monthly wages in local
                                                                                         3.4         3.1                2.7     3.0     2.7     3.1       2.7       2.0       1.9       2.7       2.8       2.8       1.6       2.7       0.0
2   Czech Republic                       real average gross averagechainmonthly wages in local currency units
                          Developed Economies         wages          real index                                                                 104       106       106       103       103       104       104       101       102       100       100
1   Hungary                              real average gross averagechainmonthly wages in local currency units 103
                          Developed Economies         wages          real index          91          97                 103     106     103     108       112       107       99        105       104       100       101       97        97        101
2   Iceland                              real average gross averageindexmonthly wages in local currency units 89
                          Developed Economies         wages          real                82          86                 95      99      100     102       104       108       109       112       115       120       115       107       106       109
1   Lithuania                            real average gross averagelitas monthly wages in local currency units 715
                          Developed Economies         wages          real                345         496                885     981     961     969       1011      1085      1136      1243      1442      1705      1940      1968      1963      1962
2   New Zealand                          real average gross averagenew zealand dollar in local currency units
                          Developed Economies         wages          real monthly wages                                                 2510    2590      2670      2760      2880      3020      3170      3320      3540      2650      3750
2   Slovenia                             real average gross averageindexmonthly wages in local currency units
                          Developed Economies         wages          real                                                               82      85        87        88        90        91        93        95        98        100       102
2   Switzerland                          real average gross averagereal wage growth
                          Developed Economies         wages          real monthly wages in local currency units 0.00
                                                                                         -0.50       0.50               0.60    -0.50   -0.30   1.50      1.10      0.80      0.10      -0.20     0.10      0.90      -0.40     2.60      0.10      0.70
1   United States                        real average gross averageunited states dollar in local currency units
                          Developed Economies         wages          real monthly wages                                                                                                                     1516      1499      1521      1532      1528
2   United States                        real average gross averageunited states dollar in local currency units 1187
                          Developed Economies         wages          real monthly wages 1157         1162               1217    1230    1234    1233      1248      1249      1243      1235      1248      1261      1248      1276      1290      1281
1   Armenia                              and Central gross
                                                      wages
                          Eastern Europe real average Asia averagedrams
                                                                     real monthly wages in local currency units 11913
                                                                                                     7977               16559   20037   22889   23747     27027     33222     40603     51750     60538     71099     80189     92862     94873     107197
2   Azerbaijan                           and Central gross
                                                      wages          real index
                          Eastern Europe real average Asia averagechainmonthly wages in local currency units                            118                         120       120       113       111       124       105       107       105
1   Belarus               Eastern Europe real average Asia averagechainmonthly wages in local currency units
                                         and Central gross
                                                      wages          real index                                                         112     130       108       103       117       121       117       110       109       100       115       101
3   Croatia                              and Central gross
                                                      wages          real index
                          Eastern Europe real average Asia averagechainmonthly wages in local currency units                                    99        104       103       104       101       103       103       101       100       99
1   Georgia                              and Central gross
                                                      wages          real
                          Eastern Europe real average Asia averagelari monthly wages in local currency units                            103     125       114       106       118       121       125       121       132       102       100
1   Kazakhstan                           and Central gross
                                                      wages
                          Eastern Europe real average Asia averagechainmonthly wages in local currency units 106
                                                                     real index          100         103                106     113     107     111       111       107       115       112       110       116       99        103       108       107
1   Kyrgyzstan Republic                  and Central gross
                                                      wages
                          Eastern Europe real average Asia averagechainmonthly wages in local currency units 112
                                                                     real index          110         101                112     92      98      111       113       110       112       112       119       110       109       107       108       112
1   Brazil                               real average gross
                                                      wages          real monthly
                          Latin America and the Caribbean averagebrazilian real wages in local currency units                                                       1330      1313      1333      1386      1430      1478      1525      1582      1625
1   Chile                 Latin America and the Caribbean averageindexmonthly wages in local currency units
                                         real average gross
                                                      wages          real                                                               100     102       104       105       107       109       111       114       114       119       122       125
1   Colombia                             real average gross
                                                      wages
                          Latin America and the Caribbean averageindexmonthly wages in local currency units 121
                                                                     real                113         116                121     126     131     131       135       134       136       138       143       143       140       142       146       145
1   Costa Rica                           real average gross
                                                      wages          real
                          Latin America and the Caribbean averagecolonmonthly wages in local currency units                                                                   268213    262364    266665    270305    264903    291653    300391    319410
1   Ecuador                              real average gross
                                                      wages
                          Latin America and the Caribbean average real monthly wages in local currency units                                              270       264       325       302       302       332       320       323       343       353
1   Nicaragua                            real average gross
                                                      wages
                          Latin America and the Caribbean averagecordoba
                                                                     real monthly wages in local currency units 1196
                                                                                         1224        1197               1285    1342    1363    1423      1484      1523      1528      1612      1671      1549      1390      1508      1504      1457
1   Peru                                 real average gross
                                                      wages          real
                          Latin America and the Caribbean averageindexmonthly wages in local currency units                                                                   100       98        103       110       115       121       119       123
1   Uruguay                              real average gross
                                                      wages
                          Latin America and the Caribbean averageindexmonthly wages in local currency units 108
                                                                     real                107         108                110     112     110     110       98        86        86        90        94        98        102       109       113       117




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country name          region         indicator source                                             source survey           source calculation source notes                           Employee Coverage Sector Coverage
                                                                                                                                                                                                Wage Calculation         Job Coverage              F           Age
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Survey Type irm Coverage Coverage       Series Break
Kenya                 Africa                      wages
                                     real average Kenya National Bureau of Statistics             Kenya Facts and Figures, 2011/2012                                                                        All Sectors
South Africa          Africa                      wages
                                     real average Statistics South Africa                         Quarterly Employment Data are an average of quarterly data.
                                                                                                                           Statistics (QES)                                                     All
                                                                                                                                                                                    All Employees Employees                          Establishment  quarrying,
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Business sector. Includes mining andAll Sizes manufacturing, electricity, gas and
India                 Asia                        wages                                                                   Daily               Average by 5*52/12.
                                     real average Government of India Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation wage rate is multiplied Daily Real Wage Rates at 1960 prices                      Manufacturing, Mining and Plantation
Indonesia             Asia                        wages                                           Wage Survey
                                     real average Statistics Indonesia of the Republic of Indonesia                       Annual figures are an averageReal Averagedata. of Workers Below Supervisory Level in Manufacturing. There was a change in the CPI in 2007, the growth rate betw
                                                                                                                                              Monthly of quarterly Wage                                     Manufacturing
                                                                                                                                                                                    Non-supervisory Employees                        Establishment                           M(2007)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Companies with 20+ employees
Korea, Republic of    Asia                        wages
                                     real average Ministry of Labour of Korea                     Labor Force Survey at Establishments                                              All Employees Employees
                                                                                                                                                                                                All         Private Sector           Establishment                           M(1999), M(2007)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Companies with 5+ permanent employees
Philippines           Asia                        wages                                                                                       pay is multiplied by basic pay        All exclude pay                      Main job Household                    15+
                                     real average National Statistical Office of the Phillipines Labour Force Survey Average daily basic (1) The LFS collects313/12. only. DataEmployees of workers paid on commission basis, honorarium, boundary as in the case of jeepney/bus/tr
Austria                              real average Statistics Austria
                      Developed Economies         wages                                           General Income ReportAnnual data are divided by 12. to the personal income of employees from all sources. Apprentices are not included. DataAll Sizes data from tax offices (Finanzämter
                                                                                                                                              Data refer                                        All         All
                                                                                                                                                                                    All Employees Employees Sectors All jobs                        are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Administrative official
Cyprus                               real average Statistical Service of Cyprus
                      Developed Economies         wages                                           Social Insurance Services                   Data prior to 2010 refer to the Survey on Wages and Salaries.                          Administrative                          M(2010)
Czech Republic                       real average Czech Statistical Office
                      Developed Economies         wages                                           Average gross monthly wages                 Excluded are persons performing public office, such as members of Parliament, senators, councillorsAll all levels, judges, etc.
                                                                                                                                                                                    All Employees
                                                                                                                                                                                                Full-time Equivalent
                                                                                                                                                                                                            All Sectors              Establishment Sizes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    at
Hungary                              real average Hungarian Central Statistic Office
                      Developed Economies         wages                                           Establishment Survey                                                                          Full-time All Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                                    Full-time Employees Employees                    Establishment Companies with 5+ employees
Iceland                              real average Statistics Iceland
                      Developed Economies         wages                                                                                                                                                     All Sectors
Lithuania                            real average Statistics Lithuania
                      Developed Economies         wages                                           Quarterly Sample Survey on Earnings, State Social Insurance Fund Board (SODRA) Employees
                                                                                                                                                                                    All                     All Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                                                Full-time Equivalent                               All Sizes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Combination. Establishment and Administrative.
New Zealand                          real average Statistics New Zealand
                      Developed Economies         wages                                           Linked Employer - Employee Data             Periods used are calander months. Data isEmployees Employees Sectors All jobs -employed. People Sizes under 15 are excluded. The gross earn
                                                                                                                                                                                    All based on wage and salary so excludes self Administrative aged
                                                                                                                                                                                                All         All                                    All         15+
Slovenia                             real average Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia Monthly Report on Earnings by Legal Persons
                      Developed Economies         wages                                                                                                                             All Employees Employees Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                                                All         All                                    All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Establishment Sizes                     M(2005)
Switzerland                          real average Swiss Federal Statistical Office
                      Developed Economies         wages                                           Swiss Wage Index                            Nominal wage percentage growth with respect to the precedingAll Sectors to 2006, data refer to full-time employees only. After 2006, females wo
                                                                                                                                                                                    All Employees
                                                                                                                                                                                                Full-time Equivalent
                                                                                                                                                                                                             year. Prior             Administrative                          M(2006)
United States                        real average US Bureau of Labor Statistics
                      Developed Economies         wages                                           Current Employment Survey (CES) are multiplied by 52/12.
                                                                                                                          Weekly data                                                           All
                                                                                                                                                                                    All Employees Employees Private Sector                         All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Establishment Sizes
United States                        real average US Bureau of Labor Statistics
                      Developed Economies         wages                                           Current Employment Survey (CES) are multiplied by 52/12.
                                                                                                                          Weekly data                                                           Production and Non-supervisory Employees
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Private Employees
                                                                                                                                                                                    Production and Non-supervisorySector                           All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Establishment Sizes
Armenia                              and Central National Statistics Service of Armenia
                                                  wages
                      Eastern Europe real average Asia                                                                                        Data are and Annual Statistical
                                                                                                  State Statistical Report on the Number of Employeesfrom Wages/salaries Yearbook; Annual Statistical Handbook "Labour Market in the Republic of Armenia". Sectors T and Sector U of I
                                                                                                                                                                                    All Employees Employees Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                                                All         All                                    All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Establishment Sizes                     M(2011)
Azerbaijan                           and Central State
                                                  wages
                      Eastern Europe real average Asia Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan
Belarus                              and Central Republic of Belarus Official Statistics
                                                  wages
                      Eastern Europe real average Asia                                                                                                                                                                                                                       M(2011)
Croatia                              and Central Republic of Croatia Central Bureau of Statistics
                                                  wages
                      Eastern Europe real average Asia
Georgia                              and Central National Statistics Office of Georgia
                                                  wages
                      Eastern Europe real average Asia                                            Establishment survey                                                              All Employees
                                                                                                                                                                                                Full-time Equivalent
                                                                                                                                                                                                            All Sectors              Establishment                           M(2007)
Kazakhstan                           and Central Agency of Statistics of Kazakhstan
                                                  wages
                      Eastern Europe real average Asia                                                                                                                              All Employees           All Sectors              Establishment
Kyrgyzstan Republic                  and Central National Statistical Committee of the Kyrgyz Republic
                                                  wages
                      Eastern Europe real average Asia                                                                                                                              All Employees           All Sectors                            All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Establishment Sizes
Brazil                               real average Brazilian Institute of Geography and StatisticsMonthly Employment Survey (PME) are an average of monthly data. a given month.
                                                  wages
                      Latin America and the Caribbean                                              (IBGE)                 Annual figures      Income usually received for                                                Main job Household                    10+
Chile                                real average National Statistics Institute of Chile
                                                  wages
                      Latin America and the Caribbean                                             Indices de Remuneraciones figures are an average of monthly data.
                                                                                                                          Annual                                                    All Employees                                    Establishment Companies and 5+ employees
                                                                                                                                                                                                            All Sectors except agriculture, livestock, hunting with forestry, fishing, domestic serv
Colombia                             real average Central
                                                  wages
                      Latin America and the Caribbean Bank of Colombia                                                    Monthly index figures are averaged.
                                                                                                  Real Wage Index for the Manufacturing Sector with Thrashing
Costa Rica                           real average Central
                                                  wages
                      Latin America and the Caribbean Bank of Costa Rica                          Monthly Economic Report (Informe mensuel de coyuntura economica)                                                                   Administrative
Ecuador                              real average National Institute of Statistics and Census of Ecuador
                                                  wages
                      Latin America and the Caribbean                                                                     Annual figures 2010
                                                                                                  Remuneraciones índices Serie 2003 A are an average of monthly data.
Nicaragua                            real average Ministry of Labour of Nicaragua (MITRAB)
                                                  wages
                      Latin America and the Caribbean
Peru                                 real average Peru
                                                  wages
                      Latin America and the Caribbean National Institute of Statistics            Encuesta Nacional de Hogares (ENAHO) Data were specifically prepared for the Global Wage Report.
Uruguay                              real average National Institute of Statistics of Uruguay
                                                  wages
                      Latin America and the Caribbean                                                                     Annual figures are July 2008
                                                                                                  Indice Medio de Salarios Nominales, Basean average of the monthly real index.




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country name          region                                Geographic Coverage
                                     indicator Wage Definition Notes Agricultural Excluded?
Kenya                 Africa         real average wages
South Africa          Africa                      wages
                                     real average EAC       National   Yes
India                 Asia           real average wages
Indonesia             Asia                        wages
                                     real average RTD       National   Yes
Korea, Republic of    Asia           M(1999), M(2007)
                                     real average wages     National   Yes
Philippines           Asia           real average wages     National
Austria                              real average GINC
                      Developed Economies         wages     National   No
Cyprus                               real average wages
                      Developed Economies
Czech Republic                       real average wages
                      Developed Economies                   National   No
Hungary                              real average wages
                      Developed Economies                   National   No
Iceland                              real average wages
                      Developed Economies
Lithuania                            real average wages
                      Developed Economies                   National   No
New Zealand                          real average SVI
                      Developed Economies         wages     National   No
Slovenia                             real average RTD, SVI National
                      Developed Economies         wages                No
Switzerland                          real average wages
                      Developed Economies                   National   Yes
United States                        real average wages
                      Developed Economies                   National   Yes
United States                        real average wages
                      Developed Economies                   National   Yes
Armenia                              and Central RTD,
                                                  wages     SVI
                      Eastern Europe real average Asia EAC, National   No
Azerbaijan                           and Central wages
                      Eastern Europe real average Asia
Belarus                              and Central wages
                      Eastern Europe real average Asia
Croatia                              and Central wages
                      Eastern Europe real average Asia
Georgia                              and Central RTD,
                                                  wages     National. Excludes territories of Abkhazian Autonomous Republic and Tskhinvali Region (former South Ossetian Autonomous Region).
                      Eastern Europe real average Asia EAE, SVI        No
Kazakhstan                           and Central EAC
                                                  wages
                      Eastern Europe real average Asia      National   No
Kyrgyzstan Republic                  and Central EAC
                                                  wages
                      Eastern Europe real average Asia      National   No
Brazil                               real average wages
                      Latin America and the Caribbean       Urban. Recife, Salvador, Belo Horizonte, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo and Porto Alegre.
Chile                                real average wages
                      Latin America and the Caribbean       National   Yes
Colombia                             real average wages
                      Latin America and the Caribbean
Costa Rica                           real average wages
                      Latin America and the Caribbean
Ecuador                              real average wages
                      Latin America and the Caribbean
Nicaragua                            real average wages
                      Latin America and the Caribbean       National
Peru                                 real average wages
                      Latin America and the Caribbean
Uruguay                              real average wages
                      Latin America and the Caribbean




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country name                       region   indicator     definition     currency      1995     1996      1997       1998      1999   2000   2001   2002    2003    2004     2005         2006    2007     2008    2009
Algeria                            Africa                  nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Angola                             Africa                  nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Benin                              Africa                  nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Botswana                           Africa                  nominal wages pula
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units                                                                 3606             4214
Burkina Faso                       Africa                  nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Burundi                            Africa                  nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Cameroon                           Africa                  nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Cape Verde                         Africa                  nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Central African Republic           Africa                  nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Chad                               Africa                  nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Comoros                            Africa                  nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Congo                              Africa                  nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Côte d'Ivoire                      Africa                  nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Democratic Republic of the Congo   Africa                  nominal wages congolese franc
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units                                            7731
Egypt                              Africa   female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of360
                                                           nominal wages egyptian pound          women,   407        425       503
                                                                                                          in local currency units     542    576    602     646     732      724          815     880
Equatorial Guinea                  Africa                  nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Eritrea                            Africa                  nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Ethiopia                           Africa                  nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Gabon                              Africa                  nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Gambia                             Africa                  nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Ghana                              Africa   female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,
                                                           nominal wages                                  in local currency units                                                    87
Guinea                             Africa                  nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Guinea-Bissau                      Africa                  nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Kenya                              Africa                  nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Lesotho                            Africa                  nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Liberia                            Africa                  nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Libya                              Africa                  nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Madagascar                         Africa                  nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Malawi                             Africa                  nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Mali                               Africa                  nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Mauritania                         Africa                  nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Mauritius                          Africa                  nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Morocco                            Africa                  nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Mozambique                         Africa                  nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Namibia                            Africa                  nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Niger                              Africa                  nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Nigeria                            Africa                  nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Reunion                            Africa                  nominal wages euro
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units                                   2156     2183         2234    2306
Rwanda                             Africa                  nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Senegal                            Africa                  nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Sierra Leone                       Africa                  nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Somalia                            Africa                  nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
South Africa                       Africa                  nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Sudan                              Africa                  nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Swaziland                          Africa   female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of1167
                                                           nominal wages               1100
                                                                         swazi emalangeni        women,   1365       1494      1776
                                                                                                          in local currency units     1681
Tanzania, United Republic of       Africa                  nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Togo                               Africa                  nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Tunisia                            Africa                  nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Uganda                             Africa                  nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Zambia                             Africa                  nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Zimbabwe                           Africa                  nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Afghanistan                        Asia                    nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Bangladesh                         Asia                    nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Bhutan                             Asia                    nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Brunei                             Asia                    nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Cambodia                           Asia                    nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units                                   165841                        228832           258207
China                              Asia                    nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Fiji                               Asia                                  fiji
                                                           nominal wages dollar
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units
Hong Kong (China)                  Asia                    nominal wages hong kong dollar
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units                   10183   10203   9911     10147        10390   10855    11072   10565
India                              Asia                    nominal wages
                                            female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,   in local currency units

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country name                       region        indicator     definition     currency        1995     1996      1997      1998      1999     2000    2001    2002     2003     2004     2005     2006     2007      2008     2009
Indonesia                          Asia                         nominal wages indonesian rupiah
                                                 female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women, in local currency units
Iran, Islamic Republic of          Asia                         nominal wages
                                                 female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women, in local currency units
Korea (North)                      Asia                         nominal wages
                                                 female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women, in local currency units
Korea, Republic of                 Asia                                                       823143     women, 1015310 1006266 1089712
                                                 female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of935926 in local currency units
                                                                nominal wages south korean won                                                1178413 1256903 1392977 1500897 1579425 1696852 1811487
Lao People's Democratic Republic   Asia                         nominal wages
                                                 female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women, in local currency units
Macau (China)                      Asia                         nominal wages
                                                 female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women, in local currency units
Malaysia                           Asia                         nominal wages
                                                 female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women, in local currency units
Maldives, Republic of              Asia                         nominal wages
                                                 female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women, in local currency units
Mongolia                           Asia          female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women, in local currency units
                                                                nominal wages tugrik                                                          59800   61000   67300    76000    88000    92300    117325   159325    258075   279875
Myanmar                            Asia          female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women, in local currency units
                                                                nominal wages kyat                                                            3964    3327    3729     3872     5182     5407     17276    22176     30240
Nepal                              Asia                         nominal wages rupee
                                                 female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women, in local currency units 1368                                                                            3402
Pakistan                           Asia          female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women, in local currency units
                                                                nominal wages rupee           1838               1880      2046               2014            2030              2594              3349     3567      3853     5189
Papua New Guinea                   Asia                         nominal wages
                                                 female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women, in local currency units
Philippines                        Asia          female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women, in local currency units
                                                                nominal wages philippine peso                                                         5934    6028     6065     6196     6383     6719     6871      7266     7587
Singapore                          Asia          female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of1979
                                                                nominal wages singapore dollar1850               2114      2256      2327
                                                                                                         women, in local currency units       2530    2588    2617     2662     2773     2865     2966     3148      3332     3247
Solomon Islands                    Asia                         nominal wages
                                                 female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women, in local currency units
Sri Lanka                          Asia                                       sri
                                                                nominal wages lankan rupee                       2925      3011
                                                 female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women, in local currency units 3190     3598    3888    4616     4809     5240     5803     6536     7314      8323
Taiwan (China)                     Asia                                                       28395
                                                                              new taiwan dollar
                                                 female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of29745
                                                                nominal wages                                    31522 32686         33962
                                                                                                         women, in local currency units       35007   35620   35838    36371    36845    37480    38035    39032     38870    37144
Thailand                           Asia          female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women, in local currency units
                                                                nominal wages baht                                                                    6291    6184     6328     6533     7019     7571     7801      8693     8521
Timor-Leste                        Asia                         nominal wages
                                                 female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women, in local currency units
Viet Nam                           Asia                         nominal wages dong
                                                 female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women, in local currency units                                                                       1280000            2175000
Australia                          Developed Economiesaveragegross average nominal monthly wages of1924
                                                 female         nominal wages australian dollars
                                                                                              1867               1996      2044      2082
                                                                                                         women, in local currency units       2187    2286    2347     2451     2553     2680     2791     2932      3047     3181
Austria                                          female
                                   Developed Economiesaveragegross average nominal monthly wages of women, in local currency units
                                                                nominal wages euro                               1357      1375      1407     1434    1462    1495     1521     1542     1584     1631     1685      1739     1784
Belgium                                          female
                                   Developed Economiesaveragegross average nominal monthly wages of women, in local currency units
                                                                nominal wages euro                                                   1639     1719    1806    1834     1932     2003     2049     2106     2130      2242     2343
Bulgaria                                         female
                                   Developed Economiesaveragegross average nominal monthly wages of women, in local currency units
                                                                nominal wages                                                                 194     209     227      246      265      293      327      391       490      544
Canada                                           female
                                   Developed Economiesaveragegross average nominal monthly wages of women, in local currency units
                                                                nominal wages canadian dollar                    2015      2049      2109     2172    2251    2319     2380     2461     2556     2649     2744      2858     2973
Cyprus                                           female
                                   Developed Economiesaveragegross average nominal monthly wages of women, in local currency units
                                                                nominal wages euro                                                   1078     1165    1225    1295     1374     1432     1510     1589     1651      1760     1824
Czech Republic                                   female         nominal wages
                                   Developed Economiesaveragegross average nominal monthly wages of women, in local currency units
                                                                              czech crown                                                                                                18221    19305    20684     21939    22414
Denmark                                                                       danish monthly wages of women, in local currency units
                                   Developed Economiesaveragegross average nominalkrone
                                                 female         nominal wages                                                                                                                                                 32346
Estonia                                          female
                                   Developed Economiesaveragegross average nominal monthly wages of women, in local currency units
                                                                nominal wages euro                                                                                                       450      531      641       729
Finland                            Developed Economiesaveragegross average nominal monthly wages of9883
                                                 female         nominal wages finish markkaa 9413                9912
                                                                                              (1995-2000); euro (2001-2010)10277     10312
                                                                                                         women, in local currency units       11116   1957    2028     2107     2190     2275     2343     2433      2575     2667
France                                           female
                                   Developed Economiesaveragegross average nominal monthly wages of women, in local currency units
                                                                nominal wages euro                                         1820      1854     1890    1940    2080     2140     2120     2190     2250     2320      2401     2461
Germany                            Developed Economiesaveragegross average nominal monthly wages of1933
                                                 female         nominal wages euro            1858               1985      2039      2105
                                                                                                         women, in local currency units       2150    2216    2286     2359     2421     2475     2522     2590      2661     2729
Greece                                           female         nominal wages
                                   Developed Economiesaveragegross average nominal monthly wages of women, in local currency units
Hungary                                          female         nominal wages
                                   Developed Economiesaveragegross average nominal monthly wages of women, in local currency units
Iceland                                          female
                                   Developed Economiesaveragegross average nominal monthly wages of women, in local currency units
                                                                nominal wages krona                                        107000 117000      129000 144000   157000   167000   177000   203000   226000   256000    279000   293000
Ireland                                          female         nominal wages
                                   Developed Economiesaveragegross average nominal monthly wages of women, in local currency units                                     1978                       2447     2497
Israel                             Developed Economiesaveragegross average nominal monthly wages of3372
                                                 female         nominal wages                 3008
                                                                              new israel shekel                  4050      4351      4657
                                                                                                         women, in local currency units       5015    5160    5322     5232     5357     5419     5521     5949      6077     6280
Italy                                            female         nominal wages
                                   Developed Economiesaveragegross average nominal monthly wages of women, in local currency units
Japan                                            female
                                   Developed Economiesaveragegross average nominal monthly wages of women, in local currency units
                                                                nominal wages                                                        230700   235100 237100   238800   239400   241700   239000   238600   241700    243100   243200
Latvia                                           female
                                   Developed Economiesaveragegross average nominal monthly wages of women, in local currency units
                                                                nominal wages lats                                                                                              200      204      244      323       417      432
Lithuania                                        female
                                   Developed Economiesaveragegross average nominal monthly wages of women, in local currency units
                                                                nominal wages litas                                                           956     962     1009     1049     1110     1230     1432     1676      1928     1924
Luxembourg                         Developed Economiesaveragegross average nominal monthly wages of2709
                                                 female         nominal wages euro            2197               2280      2339      2427
                                                                                                         women, in local currency units       2544    2693    2710     2794     2873     2990     3112     3259      3384     3482
Malta                                            female
                                   Developed Economiesaveragegross average nominal monthly wages of women, in local currency units
                                                                nominal wages euro                                                            754     778     840      872      877      900      963      946       1001     1048
Netherlands                                      female
                                   Developed Economiesaveragegross average nominal monthly wages of women, in local currency units
                                                                nominal wages euro                                                                                                                1422     1467      1529     1591
New Zealand                                      female
                                   Developed Economiesaveragegross average nominal monthly wages of women, in local currency units
                                                                nominal wages new zealand dollar                           1870      1937     2015    2094    2154     2267     2336     2425     2588     2739      2884     2979
Norway                                           female
                                   Developed Economiesaveragegross average nominal monthly wages of women, in local currency units
                                                                nominal wages kroner                             18085 19418         20191    21213   22165   23736    24609    25579    26430    27653    29137     30800    32000
Poland                             Developed Economiesaveragegross average nominal monthly wages of747
                                                 female         nominal wages zloty           635                1000      1162      1592
                                                                                                         women, in local currency units               1989    2016              2150              2386               2893
Portugal                           Developed Economiesaveragegross average nominal monthly wages of506
                                                 female         nominal wages euro            475                522       554       574
                                                                                                         women, in local currency units       605             696      720      746      776      799      828       872      899
Romania                                          female
                                   Developed Economiesaveragegross average nominal monthly wages of women, in local currency units
                                                                nominal wages leu                                                                                      591      743      891      1062     1312      1700     1775
Slovakia                                         female         nominal wages
                                   Developed Economiesaveragegross average nominalkoruna (2002-2008); euro (2009) currency units
                                                                              slovak monthly wages of women, in local                                                                    15394    16575    18341     20010    682
Slovenia                                         female         nominal wages
                                   Developed Economiesaveragegross average nominal monthly wages euro (2005-2009) currency units
                                                                              slovenian tolar (2004); of women, in local                                                        256193   1132     1196     1263      1369     1454
Spain                                            female
                                   Developed Economiesaveragegross average nominal monthly wages of women, in local currency units
                                                                nominal wages euro                                                                                              1247     1287     1359     1424      1556     1610
Sweden                                                                        swedish krona 14700
                                   Developed Economiesaveragegross average nominal monthly wages of15500
                                                 female         nominal wages                                    16200 16800         17600
                                                                                                         women, in local currency units       18400   19200   20000    20700    21500    22100    22800    23500     24700    25700
Switzerland                                                                   swiss francs
                                   Developed Economiesaveragegross average nominal monthly wages of4509
                                                 female         nominal wages                                              4686
                                                                                                         women, in local currency units       4844            5116              5314              5517               5707
United Kingdom                                   female
                                   Developed Economiesaveragegross average nominal monthly wages of women, in local currency units
                                                                nominal wages pounds                             972       1017      1066     1105    1172    1231     1283     1337     1385     1444     1490      1554     1604
United States                                    female         nominal wages
                                   Developed Economiesaveragegross average nominal monthly wages of women, in local currency units
Albania                                           and Central Asia
                                                                nominal wages
                                   Eastern Europefemale averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women, in local currency units
Armenia                                           and Central Asia
                                   Eastern Europefemale averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women, in local currency units
                                                                nominal wages drams                                                           15160   15528   16865    20990    30485    38131    48343    58101     68010    77127
Azerbaijan                                        and Central Asia
                                   Eastern Europefemale averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women, in local currency units
                                                                nominal wages manat                                                  20       27      30      36       46       58       75       91       140       185

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country name                                region        indicator     definition     currency        1995    1996      1997       1998      1999     2000    2001     2002     2003     2004     2005     2006     2007     2008     2009
Belarus                                                                                belarusian ruble wages women,
                                                                                                       9
                                            Eastern Europefemale averagegross average nominal monthly00421 of1449484
                                                                         nominal wages
                                                           and Central Asia                                              2926395 7304733 #######
                                                                                                                         in local currency units       78700   150434   198805   265471   388228   495046   589475   694843   848048   924671
Bosnia and Herzegovina                                     and Central Asia
                                                                         nominal wages
                                            Eastern Europefemale averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,    in local currency units
Croatia                                                                  nominal wages
                                                           and Central Asia            kuna
                                            Eastern Europefemale averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,    in local currency units                                 5251     5540     5806     6149     6549     7016     7181
Georgia                                                                                lari
                                                           and Central Asia
                                                                         nominal wages
                                            Eastern Europefemale averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,                         47
                                                                                                                         in local currency units       52      64       76       86       108      131      178      240      368      398.3
Kazakhstan                                                               nominal wages
                                                           and Central Asia            tenge
                                            Eastern Europefemale averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,    in local currency units                                 17304    21445    25564    30984    41202    46922    53009
Kyrgyzstan Republic                                        and Central Asia
                                                                         nominal wages
                                            Eastern Europefemale averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,    in local currency units
Moldova, Republic of                                       and Central Asia
                                                                         nominal wages
                                            Eastern Europefemale averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,    in local currency units
Russian Federation                                         and Central Asia
                                                                         nominal wages
                                            Eastern Europefemale averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,    in local currency units
Serbia                                                     and Central Asia
                                                                         nominal wages
                                            Eastern Europefemale averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,    in local currency units
Tajikistan                                                 and Central Asia
                                                                         nominal wages
                                            Eastern Europefemale averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,    in local currency units
The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia                  and Central Asia
                                                                         nominal wages
                                            Eastern Europefemale averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,    in local currency units
Turkey                                      Eastern Europefemale averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,
                                                           and Central Asia
                                                                         nominal wages                                   in local currency units                                                            1091
Turkmenistan                                               and Central Asia
                                                                         nominal wages
                                            Eastern Europefemale averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,    in local currency units
Ukraine                                     Eastern Europefemale averagegross average nominal monthly wages of114
                                                                         nominal wages
                                                           and Central Asia            hryvnia         66       women,   132        131       149
                                                                                                                         in local currency units       191     256      310      379      485      675      885      1150     1565     1677
Uzbekistan                                                 and Central Asia
                                                                         nominal wages
                                            Eastern Europefemale averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,    in local currency units
Argentina                                   Latin America female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of480
                                                                         nominal wages
                                                          and the Caribbean            argentine peso           women,   486        509       504
                                                                                                                         in local currency units       492     479      424      464      503      658      840      1031     1349     1680
Bahamas (The)                                             and the Caribbean
                                                                         nominal wages
                                            Latin America female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,    in local currency units
Barbados                                                  and the Caribbean
                                                                         nominal wages
                                            Latin America female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,    in local currency units
Belize                                                    and the Caribbean
                                                                         nominal wages
                                            Latin America female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,    in local currency units
Bolivia, Plurinational State of                           and the Caribbean
                                                                         nominal wages
                                            Latin America female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,    in local currency units
Brazil                                      Latin America female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of354
                                                                         nominal wages
                                                          and the Caribbean            brazilian real 300       women,   377        395       399
                                                                                                                         in local currency units               449      484      530      565      624      685      742      807      871
Chile                                                     and the Caribbean
                                                                         nominal wages
                                            Latin America female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,    in local currency units
Colombia                                                                               colombian peso  212843
                                            Latin America female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of260200
                                                                         nominal wages
                                                          and the Caribbean                                     women,   321083 394930 431387
                                                                                                                         in local currency units       453552           494527   504443   550941   623537   625285   817793   882040   860458
Costa Rica                                  Latin America female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of69709
                                                                         nominal wages
                                                          and the Caribbean            colon           56230    women,   83668 94825          96611
                                                                                                                         in local currency units       111747 133788    139293   157937   171478   181968   213140   237808   271571   340767
Cuba                                                      and the Caribbean
                                                                         nominal wages
                                            Latin America female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,    in local currency units
Dominican Republic                                        and the Caribbean
                                                                         nominal wages
                                            Latin America female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,    in local currency units
Ecuador                                     Latin America female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of162
                                                                         nominal wages
                                                          and the Caribbean                            151
                                                                                       united states dollar     women,   192        158       105
                                                                                                                         in local currency units       108     144      214      236      304      279      300      327      349      367
El Salvador                                               and the Caribbean
                                                                         nominal wages united states dollar
                                            Latin America female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,                         195
                                                                                                                         in local currency units       207     206      205               207      217      230      232      241      247
Guadeloupe                                                               nominal wages
                                                          and the Caribbean            euro
                                            Latin America female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,    in local currency units                                          2142     2173     2237     2303
Guatemala                                                                nominal wages
                                                          and the Caribbean            quetzal
                                            Latin America female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,    in local currency units
Guyana                                                    and the Caribbean
                                            Latin America female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,
                                                                         nominal wages                                   in local currency units                                          2548     2524     2448     2498
Haiti                                                     and the Caribbean
                                                                         nominal wages
                                            Latin America female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,    in local currency units
Honduras                                    Latin America female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of1272
                                                                         nominal wages
                                                          and the Caribbean            lempira         1012     women,   1558       1953      2321
                                                                                                                         in local currency units               3263     3482     4065     4055     4638     4924     5654     6197     7177
Jamaica                                                   and the Caribbean
                                                                         nominal wages
                                            Latin America female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,    in local currency units
Martinique                                                               nominal wages
                                                          and the Caribbean            euro
                                            Latin America female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,    in local currency units                                          2138     2198     2223     2300
Mexico                                      Latin America female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of1470
                                                                         nominal wages
                                                          and the Caribbean            pesos           1166     women,   1759       2121      2444
                                                                                                                         in local currency units       3057    3408     3670     3950     4134     4311     4574     4791     4821     5102
Netherlands Antilles                                      and the Caribbean
                                                                         nominal wages
                                            Latin America female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,    in local currency units
Nicaragua                                                 and the Caribbean
                                                                         nominal wages
                                            Latin America female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,    in local currency units
Panama                                      Latin America female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of374
                                                                         nominal wages
                                                          and the Caribbean            balboa          361      women,   378        395       409
                                                                                                                         in local currency units       428    409       415      414      413      412      422     435     465        508
Paraguay                                    Latin America female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of518742
                                                                         nominal wages
                                                          and the Caribbean            guarani         477383   women,   645623               736440
                                                                                                                         in local currency units       775328           738969   871226   854429   948637   1029507 1043391 1171999
Peru                                                                                   nuevo sol       478
                                                          and the Caribbean
                                            Latin America female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,
                                                                         nominal wages                                   702        915       913
                                                                                                                         in local currency units       999    825       905      953      640      675      726     809     792        891
Puerto Rico                                               and the Caribbean
                                                                         nominal wages
                                            Latin America female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,    in local currency units
Suriname                                                  and the Caribbean
                                                                         nominal wages
                                            Latin America female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,    in local currency units
Trinidad and Tobago                                       and the Caribbean
                                                                         nominal wages
                                            Latin America female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,    in local currency units
Uruguay                                                                  nominal wages
                                                          and the Caribbean            uruguayan peso
                                            Latin America female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,    in local currency units       5313    5431     5481     5757     6082     6667     7692     9016     9609     11295
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of           Latin America female averagegross average nominal fuerte 39
                                                                         nominal wages
                                                          and the Caribbean            bolivar monthly wages of65
                                                                                                                women,   115        149       174
                                                                                                                         in local currency units       188     234      262      284      382      504      654      852      1127     1428
Bahrain                                                                  nominal wages bahraini dinar
                                            Middle East female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,      in local currency units                        263      300      302      303      296      337      363      337
Iraq                                        Middle East female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,
                                                                         nominal wages                                   in local currency units                                                                     292000
Jordan                                                                                 dinar           210
                                            Middle East female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of215
                                                                         nominal wages                          women,   225        235
                                                                                                                         in local currency units       201     211      219      226      218      231      249      277      314      327
Kuwait                                                                   nominal wages
                                            Middle East female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,      in local currency units
Lebanon                                                                  nominal wages lebanese pound
                                            Middle East female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,      in local currency units                                                                                       660000
Oman                                                                     nominal wages rial
                                            Middle East female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,      in local currency units                                                            177      195      211      222
Qatar                                                                    nominal wages rial
                                            Middle East female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,      in local currency units                                                            4131     4939     5800     6106
Saudi Arabia                                                             nominal wages
                                            Middle East female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,      in local currency units
Syrian Arab Republic                                                     nominal wages
                                            Middle East female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,
                                                                                       syrian pound                      in local currency units                                                            8834     9306     10977    11779
United Arab Emirates                                                     nominal wages
                                            Middle East female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,      in local currency units
West Bank & Gaza                                                         nominal wages
                                            Middle East female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,
                                                                                       new israel shekel                 in local currency units       1203    1235     1350     1367     1393     1471     1564     1564     1660     1671
Yemen                                                                    nominal wages
                                            Middle East female averagegross average nominal monthly wages of women,      in local currency units



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country name                       region   indicator     2010       2011     source            source survey      source calculationsource notes      Employee Coverage Sector Coverage
                                                                                                                                                                 Wage Calculation   Job Coverage        F          Age       Series Break
                                                                                                                                                                                              Survey Type irm Coverage Coverage
Algeria                            Africa   female average nominal wages
Angola                             Africa   female average nominal wages
Benin                              Africa   female average nominal wages
Botswana                           Africa   female average4475
                                                           nominal wages      Central Statistical Office of BotswanaBrief are from September. Data are All Employees excluding the Ipelegeng Programme employees.
                                                                                                  Employment Stats Figures                             from all sectors      All Sectors            Establishment
Burkina Faso                       Africa   female average nominal wages
Burundi                            Africa   female average nominal wages
Cameroon                           Africa   female average nominal wages
Cape Verde                         Africa   female average nominal wages
Central African Republic           Africa   female average nominal wages
Chad                               Africa   female average nominal wages
Comoros                            Africa   female average nominal wages
Congo                              Africa   female average nominal wages
Côte d'Ivoire                      Africa   female average nominal wages
Democratic Republic of the Congo   Africa   female average nominal wages      Ministère du Plan de la Republique Democratique du Congo
                                                                                                Enquete 1-2-3                                          All Employees                        Main job   Household               10+
Egypt                              Africa   female average nominal wages      ILO Laborsta                        Weekly figures are multiplied by 52/12.
Equatorial Guinea                  Africa   female average nominal wages
Eritrea                            Africa   female average nominal wages
Ethiopia                           Africa   female average nominal wages
Gabon                              Africa   female average nominal wages
Gambia                             Africa   female average nominal wages
Ghana                              Africa   female average nominal wages                         Ghana
                                                                              Ghana Statistical Service Living Standards Surveyare multiplied by 40*52/12.
                                                                                                                   Hourly data                                                              Main job   Household               15+
Guinea                             Africa   female average nominal wages
Guinea-Bissau                      Africa   female average nominal wages
Kenya                              Africa   female average nominal wages
Lesotho                            Africa   female average nominal wages
Liberia                            Africa   female average nominal wages
Libya                              Africa   female average nominal wages
Madagascar                         Africa   female average nominal wages
Malawi                             Africa   female average nominal wages
Mali                               Africa   female average nominal wages
Mauritania                         Africa   female average nominal wages
Mauritius                          Africa   female average nominal wages
Morocco                            Africa   female average nominal wages
Mozambique                         Africa   female average nominal wages
Namibia                            Africa   female average nominal wages
Niger                              Africa   female average nominal wages
Nigeria                            Africa   female average nominal wages
Reunion                            Africa   female average nominal wages      Insee             Declaration annuelle de données sociales by 12.
                                                                                                                  Annual data are divided              Full-time Employees    All sectors except certainEnterprise of public workers.
                                                                                                                                                                                                         categories All Sizes
Rwanda                             Africa   female average nominal wages
Senegal                            Africa   female average nominal wages
Sierra Leone                       Africa   female average nominal wages
Somalia                            Africa   female average nominal wages
South Africa                       Africa   female average nominal wages
Sudan                              Africa   female average nominal wages
Swaziland                          Africa   female average nominal wages                        Employment statistics
                                                                              Swaziland Central Statistics Office                                                             All Sectors
Tanzania, United Republic of       Africa   female average nominal wages
Togo                               Africa   female average nominal wages
Tunisia                            Africa   female average nominal wages
Uganda                             Africa   female average nominal wages
Zambia                             Africa   female average nominal wages
Zimbabwe                           Africa   female average nominal wages
Afghanistan                        Asia     female average nominal wages
Bangladesh                         Asia     female average nominal wages
Bhutan                             Asia     female average nominal wages
Brunei                             Asia     female average nominal wages
Cambodia                           Asia     female average nominal wages                          Cambodia
                                                                              National Institute of Statistics Socio-Economic Survey                                                        All jobs                           15+
China                              Asia     female average nominal wages
Fiji                               Asia     female average nominal wages
Hong Kong (China)                  Asia     female average10986 wages
                                                           nominal            Census and Statistics Department of of Wage and of quarterly wage(Labour Full-time Survey)
                                                                                                 Quarterly Report Hong Kong Payroll Statistics rate data are taken. Full-time(time and piece-rate). piece-rate). and Companiesinformation and communicatio
                                                                                                                   An average                                                    Private Sector. ExcludesEstablishment
                                                                                                                                                       Earnings Employees Employees (time and              mining                          M(2009)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     quarrying, with 10+ employees. Compan
India                              Asia     female average nominal wages

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country name                       region        indicator     2010       2011     source             source survey      source calculationsource notes         Employee Coverage Sector Coverage
                                                                                                                                                                          Wage Calculation   Job Coverage        F          Age       Series Break
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Survey Type irm Coverage Coverage
Indonesia                          Asia          female average nominal wages
Iran, Islamic Republic of          Asia          female average nominal wages
Korea (North)                      Asia          female average nominal wages
Korea, Republic of                 Asia          female average nominal wages                        of Korea
                                                                                   Ministry of LabourLabor Force Survey at Establishments                                  All       Private Sector
                                                                                                                                                                All Employees Employees                                       Companies with 5+ permanent employees
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Establishment                    M(1999); M(200
Lao People's Democratic Republic   Asia          female average nominal wages
Macau (China)                      Asia          female average nominal wages
Malaysia                           Asia          female average nominal wages
Maldives, Republic of              Asia          female average nominal wages
Mongolia                           Asia                         nominal 381325
                                                 female average314550 wages                         Statistical Office
                                                                                   Mongolia NationalAverage wages and salaries sample survey                                             All Sectors
Myanmar                            Asia          female average nominal wages      ILO Laborsta                         Hourly data have been multiplied by 44*52/12.                    Manufacturing             Establishment
Nepal                              Asia          female average nominal wages                       Labor Force Survey 2008
                                                                                   Government of Nepal Central Bureau Average monthly earnings.
                                                                                                                        of Statistics                                                                Main job      Household                15+
Pakistan                           Asia          female average5821       6422
                                                                nominal wages      Government of Pakistan Statistics Division
                                                                                                    Labour Force Survey                                                                              Main job      Household                10+
Papua New Guinea                   Asia          female average nominal wages
Philippines                        Asia          female average8068       8439
                                                                nominal wages      National StatisticalLabour of the Phillipines daily basic pay is multiplied bybasic pay only. Data exclude pay of workers paid on commission basis, 15+
                                                                                                       Office Force SurveyAverage                              All Employees
                                                                                                                                           (1) The LFS collects 313/12.                            Main job Household                  honorarium, boundary as in th
Singapore                          Asia          female average3434       3650
                                                                nominal wages      Statistics Singapore                                                        All
                                                                                                       Derived based on data from Central Provident Fund Board. Employees Employees Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                           All         All                                 All
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Administrative Sizes
Solomon Islands                    Asia          female average nominal wages
Sri Lanka                          Asia          female average nominal wages      ILO Laborsta                           Hourly 4, 8 and 9. multiplied September.
                                                                                                        Excluding major divisionsearnings are March and by 45*52/12.
Taiwan (China)                     Asia                         nominal 40187
                                                 female average39176 wages                             Employee Wage Survey
                                                                                   National Statistics Republic of China (Taiwan)                                                        Industry & Services
Thailand                           Asia          female average9085       9740
                                                                nominal wages      National StatisticalLabor Force Survey nnual data are an average of quarterly. Employees
                                                                                                        Office of ThailandA                                    All                                                 Household                15+
Timor-Leste                        Asia          female average176
                                                                nominal wages
Viet Nam                           Asia          female average2297000 wages
                                                                nominal            General Statistics Office ofForce Survey
                                                                                                      Labour Vietnam                      Average monthly income for wage workers.                             Household             15+
Australia                          Developed Economiesaverage3341
                                                 female                   3473
                                                                nominal wages      Australian Bureau of Statistics
                                                                                                      Average Weekly Earnings, data has been multiplied by 52/12. Annual figures are All average of quarterly data.
                                                                                                                         Weekly Australia Original series, total earnings. All Employees Sectors
                                                                                                                                                              All Employees           an                       Establishment Sizes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           All
Austria                            Developed Economiesaverage1804
                                                 female         nominal wages                                            Annual
                                                                                   Statistics Austria General Income Report data are divided refer to the personal income of employees Sectors All jobs Apprentices areAll Sizes
                                                                                                                                          Data by 12.                      All        All
                                                                                                                                                              All Employees Employees from all sources.                     not
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Administrative included. Data are official data from
Belgium                                          female
                                   Developed Economiesaverage nominal wages                           Structure of Earnings Survey
                                                                                   Belgium Ministry of the Economy                        Excludes NACE rev. 2Employees O, T
                                                                                                                                                              All sectors: All Employees Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                           A,         All                                  Companies with and employees
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Combination. Establishment 10+ Administrative.
Bulgaria                           Developed Economiesaverage579
                                                 female         nominal wages
Canada                             Developed Economiesaverage3036
                                                 female                   3132
                                                                nominal wages                                             W
                                                                                   Statistics Canada Labor Force Survey eekly data multiplied by 52/12.                                            Main job Household               15+
Cyprus                             Developed Economiesaverage nominal wages
                                                 female                                                                                                        Full-time Full-time All Sectors
                                                                                                                                            Mean Labor Statistics 2009 Employees Employees                              All
                                                                                                       Annual Wages and Salaries Survey, Annual Monthly Rate Per Person, Wage and Salary Earners CombinedEstablishment Sizes
                                                                                   Statistical Service of Cyprus
Czech Republic                                                  nominal 22389
                                   Developed Economiesaverage22666 wages
                                                 female                            Czech Statistical Office
                                                                                                       Structure of Earnings Survey                                         Employees working at least
                                                                                                                                                               Employees working at least 30 hours. 30 hours.Combination. Establishment and Administrative.
                                                                                                                                                                                       All Sectors                      Companies with 10+ employees (business
Denmark                            Developed Economiesaverage33416 wages
                                                 female         nominal            Statistics Denmark                                                                                  All Sectors                      Companies with and full-time employees
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Combination. Establishment 10+ Administrative.
Estonia                            Developed Economiesaverage nominal wages
                                                 female                            Statistics Estonia Earnings Survey                                                       Full-time
                                                                                                                                                               Full-time Employees Employees
Finland                            Developed Economiesaverage2736
                                                 female         nominal wages      Statistics Finland Structure of Earnings Survey                             Full-time Employees Employees
                                                                                                                                                                            Full-time All Sectors                       Companies with 5+ employees.
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Establishment                     C(2001)
France                                           female
                                   Developed Economiesaverage nominal wages        Insee               Declaration annuelle de données sociales
                                                                                                                                            Excludes certain categories of public workers. Sectors
                                                                                                                                                               Full-time Employees Employees
                                                                                                                                                                            Full-time All                               All
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Establishment Sizes
Germany                            Developed Economiesaverage2791
                                                 female                   2861
                                                                nominal wages                          Quarterly Earnings
                                                                                   Federal Statistical Office of Germany Survey                                             Full-time All Sectors
                                                                                                                                                               Full-time Employees Employees                 Establishment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Companies with 5+ employees
Greece                                           female
                                   Developed Economiesaverage nominal wages
Hungary                            Developed Economiesaverage nominal wages
                                                 female                                                 Statistical InstituteAnnual data are divided by Wages, and Salaries and Other LabourSectors
                                                                                   Bulgarian NationalAnnual Establishment Survey on Employment,12.                                        All Costs                          All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Establishment Sizes
Iceland                                                         nominal 321000
                                   Developed Economiesaverage309000 wages
                                                 female                            Statistics Iceland Icelandic Survey on Wages, Earnings,Covers manufacturing,Employees wholesale and retail trade; repair, transport storage and with 11+ employees financial
                                                                                                                                                and Labour Costs All construction,
                                                                                                                                                                              Full-time Equivalent
                                                                                                                                                                                          Selected                           Companies communication, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Establishment                       M(2006)
Ireland                            Developed Economiesaverage nominal wages
                                                 female                                                National Employment Survey
                                                                                   Central Statistics Office of Ireland Weekly data are multiplied by 52/12. All Employees Employees Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                              All         All                                Companies with 3+ employees
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Establishment
Israel                             Developed Economiesaverage6386
                                                 female         nominal wages                          Income Survey
                                                                                   Israel Central Bureau of Statistics                                            All Employees                       All 2000 Household                 15+
                                                                                                                                                Refers to gross monthly income from wages and salaries. Injobs and 2001, East Jerusalem is excluded.
Italy                                            female
                                   Developed Economiesaverage nominal wages
Japan                              Developed Economiesaverage243600 wages
                                                 female         nominal                                Basic Labor on Welfare
                                                                                   Japan Ministry of Health Surveyand Wage Structure           Contractual cash earnings for ordinary workers.
Latvia                             Developed Economiesaverage391
                                                 female                   412
                                                                nominal wages                                                All economically active businesses, budgetary institutions, foundations, associations and farms, budgetary institutions, of employees are cove
                                                                                   Statistics Latvia Quarterly reports of economically active commercial companies, individual merchants, peasant or fishermenfunds regardless of the numberfoundations, associatio
                                                                                                                                                                  All EmployeesFull-time Equivalent
                                                                                                                                                                                            All Sectors                           All Sizes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Combination. Establishment and Administrative.
Lithuania                          Developed Economiesaverage1844
                                                 female         nominal wages                                                                                     All Employees             All
                                                                                   Statistics LithuaniaQuarterly Sample Survey on Earnings, State Social Insurance Fund Board (SODRA) Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                               Full-time Equivalent                               All Sizes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Combination. Establishment and Administrative.
Luxembourg                         Developed Economiesaverage3563
                                                 female                   3656
                                                                nominal wages      STATEC Luxembourg   Average Annual Earnings - Gent's agreement rev1 C-K only through 2007. NACE Private Sector 2008. 2009: Modification of the definition of a full-time worke
                                                                                                                                               NACE avec Eurostat              Full-time     rev2 B-N
                                                                                                                                                                  Full-time Employees Employees from                  Administrative                      M(2008)
Malta                              Developed Economiesaverage1121
                                                 female                   1145
                                                                nominal wages                          Annual Labour
                                                                                   Malta National Statistics Office Force                                         All Employees                          Main job Household                   15+
Netherlands                        Developed Economiesaverage1612
                                                 female         nominal wages      Statistics Netherlands                                                         All Employees Employees Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                               All          All                                   All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Establishment Sizes                 M(2009)
New Zealand                        Developed Economiesaverage3120
                                                 female                   3180
                                                                nominal wages                          New
                                                                                   Statistics New Zealand Zealand Income Survey                 multiplied by 52/12. Employees
                                                                                                                             Weekly figures areRefers to the wages and salariesAll Employees individual gross income.
                                                                                                                                                                  All            component of            All jobs     Household               15+
Norway                                                          nominal 34800
                                   Developed Economiesaverage33400 wages
                                                 female                            Statistics Norway Wage Statistics, All Employees                               All Employees             All Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                               Full-time Equivalent                               All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Establishment Sizes                 M(2008)
Poland                             Developed Economiesaverage3256
                                                 female         nominal wages                          Structure of Earnings Survey
                                                                                   Central Statistical Office of Poland                        Employee coverage changed from full-time All Sectors only, to full-time equivalent employees starting employees.
                                                                                                                                                                  All Employees              employees
                                                                                                                                                                               Full-time Equivalent                               Companies with 10+ in 2006.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Establishment                       M(2006)
Portugal                           Developed Economiesaverage nominal wages
                                                 female                            Gabinete de Estratégia e Planeamento (GEP) do Ministério do Trabalho e da Solidariedade Social Employees
                                                                                                       Quadros de Pessoal                      Gross earnings                  Full-time Private Sector
                                                                                                                                                                  Full-time Employees                                             All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Administrative Sizes
Romania                            Developed Economiesaverage1786
                                                 female         nominal wages      Romanian NationalAnnual Labour Cost Survey
                                                                                                         Institute of Statistic                Redenomination occurred in 2005 by 10,000. Armed forces and similar are excluded.
                                                                                                                                                                  All EmployeesFull-time Equivalent
                                                                                                                                                                                            All Sectors               Establishment Sizes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  All
Slovakia                           Developed Economiesaverage709
                                                 female                   732
                                                                nominal wages                          Structure of Earnings
                                                                                   Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic Survey                               All Employees Employees Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                               All          All                       Establishment Sizes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  All
Slovenia                           Developed Economiesaverage1519
                                                 female         nominal wages      Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
                                                                                                       Structure of Earnings Survey                                            Full-time All Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                  Full-time Employees Employees                                   All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Establishment Sizes                 C(2005)
Spain                              Developed Economiesaverage1624
                                                 female                   1641
                                                                nominal wages                          Annual Structure
                                                                                   Spain National Statistics Institute of Earnings Survey Agriculture and activities of housesholds as All Sectors (T) and activities of extraterritorial organizations and bodies (U) are
                                                                                                                                                                               All
                                                                                                                                                                  All Employees Employees    employers                            All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Establishment Sizes
Sweden                             Developed Economiesaverage26200 wages
                                                 female         nominal 26800      Statistics Sweden Salary Structures, whole economy                                          All          All
                                                                                                                                                                  All Employees Employees Sectors                                 All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Establishment Sizes
Switzerland                        Developed Economiesaverage5902
                                                 female         nominal wages      Swiss Federal Statistical Office Earnings Survey
                                                                                                       Structure of                                               All Employees             All Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                               Full-time Equivalent                               Companies with 3+ employees
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Establishment                       M(1998) Canton
United Kingdom                     Developed Economiesaverage1634
                                                 female                   1653
                                                                nominal wages                          Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings - Workplace AnalysisEmployees Employees Sectors
                                                                                   UK National Statistics                    Weekly data are multiplied by 52/12. All          All          All                                   All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Establishment Sizes                 M(2006)
United States                                    female
                                   Developed Economiesaverage nominal wages
Albania                                           and Central Asia
                                   Eastern Europefemale average nominal wages
Armenia                            Eastern Europefemale average79919 wages
                                                                nominal
                                                  and Central Asia                 National Statistics Service of Armenia
                                                                                                       State Statistical Report on the Number of EmployeesAnnual Statistical Yearbook; All Sectors
                                                                                                                                            Data are from andAll Employees Employees
                                                                                                                                                              Wages/salaries
                                                                                                                                                                           All         Annual Statistical Handbook "LabourAll Sizesin the Republic of Armenia". Sec
                                                                                                                                                                                                               EstablishmentMarket
Azerbaijan                         Eastern Europefemale average227
                                                  and Central Asia
                                                                nominal wages      State Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan

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country name                                region        indicator     2010       2011     source            source survey        source calculationsource notes     Employee Coverage Sector Coverage
                                                                                                                                                                                  Wage Calculation        Job Coverage              F           Age
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Survey Type irm Coverage Coverage     Series Break
Belarus                                     Eastern Europefemale average1373092 wages
                                                           and Central Asia
                                                                         nominal                              Establishment survey
                                                                                            Republic of Belarus Official Statistics                                               All
                                                                                                                                                                      All Employees Employees Establishments of all sizes are included with the exception of small business no
                                                                                                                                                     Redenomination occurred in 2000 by 1000. All Sectors                           All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Establishment Sizes
Bosnia and Herzegovina                                     and Central Asia
                                            Eastern Europefemale average nominal wages
Croatia                                     Eastern Europefemale average7233
                                                           and Central Asia
                                                                         nominal wages                          Annual and monthly surveys                               All and gross           All Sectors
                                                                                            Republic of Croatia Central Bureau of Statistics on persons in paid persons in employment and net earnings and dree lances,Establishment Sizes
                                                                                                                                                     Excludes employment Employeesin crafts and trades                             All                       M(2003)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        in the Ministry of Defense, in the Ministry of Interior
Georgia                                     Eastern Europefemale average427
                                                           and Central Asia
                                                                         nominal wages                          Establishment survey
                                                                                            National Statistics Office of Georgia                                                    Full-time Equivalent
                                                                                                                                                                         All Employees           All Sectors           Establishment                         M(2006)
Kazakhstan                                  Eastern Europefemale average61104 wages
                                                           and Central Asia
                                                                         nominal            Agency of Statistics of Kazakhstan                                           All Employees           All Sectors                       All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Establishment Sizes
Kyrgyzstan Republic                                        and Central Asia
                                            Eastern Europefemale average nominal wages
Moldova, Republic of                                       and Central Asia
                                            Eastern Europefemale average nominal wages
Russian Federation                                         and Central Asia
                                            Eastern Europefemale average nominal wages
Serbia                                                     and Central Asia
                                            Eastern Europefemale average nominal wages
Tajikistan                                                 and Central Asia
                                            Eastern Europefemale average nominal wages
The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia                  and Central Asia
                                            Eastern Europefemale average nominal wages
Turkey                                      Eastern Europefemale average1519
                                                                         nominal wages
                                                           and Central Asia                 TurkStat           Structure of Earnings Survey           Sectors B-N, P-S under NACE Full-time Employees
                                                                                                                                                                        Full-time Employees
                                                                                                                                                                                    Rev2.                                              Companies with 10+ employees
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Establishment                   M(2010)
Turkmenistan                                               and Central Asia
                                            Eastern Europefemale average nominal wages
Ukraine                                     Eastern Europefemale average1974       2272
                                                           and Central Asia
                                                                         nominal wages                         Statistics of Ukraine
                                                                                            State Committee ofSurvey of Enterprises on Labour Statistics              P and Q of ISIC
                                                                                                                                                   Excluding sections All Employees Rev.3. All Sectors                                 Companies with 10+ employees
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Establishment                   M(2010)
Uzbekistan                                                 and Central Asia
                                            Eastern Europefemale average nominal wages
Argentina                                   Latin America female average2159
                                                          and the Caribbean
                                                                         nominal wages      ILO-SIALC          Encuestas Permanentes de Hogares Puntual (1996-2002);All Employees                     Main job Household
                                                                                                                                                                     Encuestas Permanentes de Hogares Contínua (2003-2009)                           14+          M(2003)
Bahamas (The)                                             and the Caribbean
                                            Latin America female average nominal wages
Barbados                                                  and the Caribbean
                                            Latin America female average nominal wages
Belize                                                    and the Caribbean
                                            Latin America female average nominal wages
Bolivia, Plurinational State of                           and the Caribbean
                                            Latin America female average nominal wages
Brazil                                      Latin America female average nominal wages
                                                          and the Caribbean                 ILO SIALC          National Household Survey (Pesquisa Nacional Por AmostraEmployees
                                                                                                                                                                   All de Domicilios)                          Main job     Household                10+
Chile                                                     and the Caribbean
                                            Latin America female average nominal wages
Colombia                                    Latin America female average921469 wages
                                                                         nominal
                                                          and the Caribbean                 ILO SIALC                                                               All Employees                                 Household
                                                                                                                                                                                                      All jobs (1995-2000); Main job (2001+)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         12+        M(2002); M(200
                                                                                                               Encuesta Nacional de Hogares (ENH) (1995-2000); Encuesta Continua de Hogares Continua (ECH) (2002-2005); Gran Encuesta Integrada de Hogares Continua
Costa Rica                                  Latin America female average368469 wages
                                                          and the Caribbean
                                                                         nominal            ILO SIALC                                                                                                 Main (ENAHO) (2010+)
                                                                                                               Encuesta de Hogares de Propósitos Múltiples (EHPM) (1995-2009); Encuesta Nacional de Hogares job Household                           M(2010)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         12+ (1995-1999); 15+ (2010+
Cuba                                                      and the Caribbean
                                            Latin America female average nominal wages
Dominican Republic                                        and the Caribbean
                                            Latin America female average nominal wages
Ecuador                                     Latin America female average417
                                                          and the Caribbean        460
                                                                         nominal wages      ILO SIALC           Encuesta Nacional de Empleo, Desempleo y Subempleo (ENEMDU) / INEC                             Main job Household                    10+
El Salvador                                 Latin America female average247
                                                          and the Caribbean
                                                                         nominal wages                                                                 have
                                                                                                                                     Direction to 2003 RefersStatistics
                                                                                                                Encuesta de Hogares de Propositos Multiplesto converted opposed to to USD using the fixed exchange rate of 8.75 colons/USD.
                                                                                            Ministry of the Economy and General Data prior of Census andbeensalarios (as from colonsingresos).
Guadeloupe                                  Latin America female average nominal wages
                                                          and the Caribbean                 Insee               DADS                Salariés à temps complet ; Ensemble des activités hors administration publique, services domestiques et activités extra-territoriales. Annual da
Guatemala                                                 and the Caribbean        1707
                                            Latin America female average nominal wages                          Encuesta Nacional de Empleo e Ingresos
                                                                                            National Institute of Statistics of Guatemala                                                                                                            15+
Guyana                                      Latin America female average nominal wages
                                                          and the Caribbean                 Insee               DADS                Salariés à temps complet ; Ensemble des activités hors administration publique, services domestiques et activités extra-territoriales. Annual da
Haiti                                                     and the Caribbean
                                            Latin America female average nominal wages
Honduras                                    Latin America female average7221
                                                                         nominal wages
                                                          and the Caribbean                 ILO SIALC          Encuesta Permanente de Hogares de Propósitos Múltiples (EPHPM)                                  Main job     Household                10+
Jamaica                                                   and the Caribbean
                                            Latin America female average nominal wages
Martinique                                  Latin America female average nominal wages
                                                          and the Caribbean                 Insee              DADS              Salariés à temps complet ; Ensemble des activités hors administration publique, services domestiques et activités extra-territoriales. Annual da
Mexico                                      Latin America female average5068       5142
                                                          and the Caribbean
                                                                         nominal wages      ILO SIALC                                               Second quarter Nacional de
                                                                                                               Encuesta Nacional de Empleo (1995-2004); Encuesta of each year. Ocupación y Empleo (2005-2009)            Household                              M(2005)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  12+ (1995-2004); 14+ (2005+
Netherlands Antilles                                      and the Caribbean
                                            Latin America female average nominal wages
Nicaragua                                                 and the Caribbean
                                            Latin America female average nominal wages
Panama                                      Latin America female average546
                                                                         nominal wages
                                                          and the Caribbean                 ILO SIALC          Encuesta de Hogares                 August of each year.                               Main job Household              15+
Paraguay                                                  and the Caribbean
                                            Latin America female average nominal wages      ILO SIAL           Encuesta Permanente de Hogares - AREA URBANA
Peru                                        Latin America female average891
                                                                         nominal wages
                                                          and the Caribbean                 ILO SIALC                                                                                                 Main job Household              14+
                                                                                                               Encuesta de Hogares Especializada de Niveles de Empleo (ENIVE) (1995-2003); Encuesta Nacional de Hogares (ENAHO) (2004+)                           M(2004)
Puerto Rico                                               and the Caribbean
                                            Latin America female average nominal wages
Suriname                                                  and the Caribbean
                                            Latin America female average nominal wages
Trinidad and Tobago                                       and the Caribbean
                                            Latin America female average nominal wages
Uruguay                                                                  nominal 14151
                                            Latin America female average12282 wages
                                                          and the Caribbean                 ILO SIALC                                                                                                     Main job Household
                                                                                                              Encuesta Continua de Hogares (ECH) (1995-2005); Encuesta Nacional de Hogares Ampliada (ENHA) (2006+)                          14+         M(2006)
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of           Latin America female average1815
                                                          and the Caribbean
                                                                         nominal wages      ILO SIALC                              Second semester
                                                                                                              Encuesta de Hogares por Muestreo of each year.                                                       Household                15+
Bahrain                                     Middle East female average366nominal wages      Kingdom of Bahrain Labour Market Regulatory Authority average of quarterlyEmployees agriculture, workers in agricultureCombination.manufacturing or Administrative. product
                                                                                                                                   Annual figures are Average basic wages. In regard to Employees Sectors
                                                                                                                                                      an               All data. All           All                                Household and marketing their
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    enterprises,Workers in private-sector establishments w
Iraq                                        Middle East female average nominal wages        Central Organization for Statistics and Information Technology                                                         Household                15+
Jordan                                      Middle East female average359nominal wages      Jordan DepartmentEmployment Survey
                                                                                                               of Statistics                                                        All        All
                                                                                                                                                                       All Employees Employees Sectors                          All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Establishment Sizes
Kuwait                                      Middle East female average nominal wages
Lebanon                                     Middle East female average nominal wages                           Multiple Indicators                  Excludes construction.
                                                                                            Central Administration of Statistics Clusters Survey, Round 3 (MICS3)                                                                                    15+
Oman                                        Middle East female average222nominal wages                         Oman Statistical Yearbooks
                                                                                            Oman Ministry of the National Economy                   Data refer to Omanis only.                   Private Sector
Qatar                                                                              6094
                                            Middle East female average nominal wages                           Labour
                                                                                            Qatar Statistics Authority Force Survey                                     All Employees                                       Household                15+
Saudi Arabia                                Middle East female average nominal wages                                              Total wages and salaries is divided by total employees and then divided by 12.
Syrian Arab Republic                                                     nominal 15592
                                            Middle East female average11981 wages                              Labour Force
                                                                                            Syria Central Bureau of StatisticsSurvey                                                                         Main job       Household                15+
United Arab Emirates                        Middle East female average nominal wages
West Bank & Gaza                            Middle East female average1671         1714
                                                                         nominal wages      Palestinian CentralPalestinian Statistics
                                                                                                                                    Bureau of Statistics
                                                                                                               Bureau of CentralLabor Force Survey aily data have been multipliedAll Employees
                                                                                                                                                       D            Employees by 5*52/12.                      Main job     Household                15+
Yemen                                       Middle East female average nominal wages



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country name   region   indicator   2010   2011     source        source survey   source calculationsource notes   Employee Coverage Sector Coverage
                                                                                                                             Wage Calculation   Job Coverage        F          Age       Series Break
                                                                                                                                                          Survey Type irm Coverage Coverage




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country name                               region     indicator                Geographic Coverage
                                                                    Wage Definition Notes Agricultural Excluded?
Algeria                                    Africa     female average nominal wages
Angola                                     Africa     female average nominal wages
Benin                                      Africa     female average nominal wages
Botswana                                   Africa     female average nominal wages        No
Burkina Faso                               Africa     female average nominal wages
Burundi                                    Africa     female average nominal wages
Cameroon                                   Africa     female average nominal wages
Cape Verde                                 Africa     female average nominal wages
Central African Republic                   Africa     female average nominal wages
Chad                                       Africa     female average nominal wages
Comoros                                    Africa     female average nominal wages
Congo                                      Africa     female average nominal wages
Côte d'Ivoire                              Africa     female average nominal wages
Democratic Republic of the Congo           Africa                              National
                                                      female average nominal wages
Egypt                                      Africa     female average nominal wages
Equatorial Guinea                          Africa     female average nominal wages
Eritrea                                    Africa     female average nominal wages
Ethiopia                                   Africa     female average nominal wages
Gabon                                      Africa     female average nominal wages
Gambia                                     Africa     female average nominal wages
Ghana                                      Africa                              National
                                                      female average nominal wages
Guinea                                     Africa     female average nominal wages
Guinea-Bissau                              Africa     female average nominal wages
Kenya                                      Africa     female average nominal wages
Lesotho                                    Africa     female average nominal wages
Liberia                                    Africa     female average nominal wages
Libya                                      Africa     female average nominal wages
Madagascar                                 Africa     female average nominal wages
Malawi                                     Africa     female average nominal wages
Mali                                       Africa     female average nominal wages
Mauritania                                 Africa     female average nominal wages
Mauritius                                  Africa     female average nominal wages
Morocco                                    Africa     female average nominal wages
Mozambique                                 Africa     female average nominal wages
Namibia                                    Africa     female average nominal wages
Niger                                      Africa     female average nominal wages
Nigeria                                    Africa     female average nominal wages
Reunion                                    Africa     female average nominal wages
Rwanda                                     Africa     female average nominal wages
Senegal                                    Africa     female average nominal wages
Sierra Leone                               Africa     female average nominal wages
Somalia                                    Africa     female average nominal wages
South Africa                               Africa     female average nominal wages
Sudan                                      Africa     female average nominal wages
Swaziland                                  Africa     female average nominal wages
Tanzania, United Republic of               Africa     female average nominal wages
Togo                                       Africa     female average nominal wages
Tunisia                                    Africa     female average nominal wages
Uganda                                     Africa     female average nominal wages
Zambia                                     Africa     female average nominal wages
Zimbabwe                                   Africa     female average nominal wages
Afghanistan                                Asia       female average nominal wages
Bangladesh                                 Asia       female average nominal wages
Bhutan                                     Asia       female average nominal wages
Brunei                                     Asia       female average nominal wages
Cambodia                                   Asia       female average nominal wages
China                                      Asia       female average nominal wages
Fiji                                       Asia       female average nominal wages
Hong Kong (China)                          Asia       female averageEAC        National
                                                                     nominal wages        Yes
India                                      Asia       female average nominal wages

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country name                               region         indicator                 Geographic Coverage
                                                                         Wage Definition Notes Agricultural Excluded?
Indonesia                                  Asia           female average nominal wages
Iran, Islamic Republic of                  Asia           female average nominal wages
Korea (North)                              Asia           female average nominal wages
Korea, Republic of                         Asia              M(1999); M(2007)       National
                                                          female average nominal wages           Yes
Lao People's Democratic Republic           Asia           female average nominal wages
Macau (China)                              Asia           female average nominal wages
Malaysia                                   Asia           female average nominal wages
Maldives, Republic of                      Asia           female average nominal wages
Mongolia                                   Asia           female average nominal wages           No
Myanmar                                    Asia                                     National
                                                          female average nominal wages           Yes
Nepal                                      Asia           female averageEAC         National
                                                                          nominal wages
Pakistan                                   Asia                                     National. Excludes FATA and military restricted areas.
                                                          female average nominal wages
Papua New Guinea                           Asia           female average nominal wages
Philippines                                Asia                                     National
                                                          female average nominal wages
Singapore                                  Asia           female averageRTD, SVI National
                                                                          nominal wages          No
Solomon Islands                            Asia           female average nominal wages
Sri Lanka                                  Asia           female average nominal wages
Taiwan (China)                             Asia           female averageRTD, SVI National
                                                                          nominal wages          Yes
Thailand                                   Asia                                     National
                                                          female average nominal wages
Timor-Leste                                Asia           female average nominal wages
Viet Nam                                   Asia           female averageEAC         National
                                                                          nominal wages
Australia                                                 female
                                           Developed EconomiesaverageRTD            National
                                                                          nominal wages          Yes
Austria                                                   female          nominal National
                                           Developed EconomiesaverageGINC wages                  No
Belgium                                                   female          nominal wages
                                           Developed EconomiesaverageRTD, EAE National           Yes
Bulgaria                                                  female
                                           Developed Economiesaverage nominal wages
Canada                                     Developed Economiesaverage nominal wages
                                                          female                    National
Cyprus                                     Developed EconomiesaverageEAC, EAE, SVI
                                                          female                    National
                                                                          nominal wages          No
Czech Republic                                                                      National     No
                                      Companies with 10+ employees (business sphere); All sizes (non-business sphere)
                                                          female
                                           Developed Economiesaverage nominal wages
Denmark                                    Developed Economies employees (private sector)
                                                          female
                                      Companies with 10+ full-timeaverage nominal wages
Estonia                                                   female
                                           Developed Economiesaverage nominal wages
Finland                                    Developed EconomiesaverageRTD
                                                          female          nominal wages
                                                                                    National     Yes
France                                     Developed Economiesaverage nominal wages
                                                          female                                 No
                                                                                    Metropolitan France.
Germany                                                                   nominal wages SVI Yes
                                                                                    EAE,
                                           Developed EconomiesaverageEAC, RTD, National
                                                          female
Greece                                                    female
                                           Developed Economiesaverage nominal wages
Hungary                                                   female
                                           Developed Economiesaverage nominal wages National     No
Iceland                                    Developed Economiesaverage nominal wages
                                                          female                    National     Yes
Ireland                                    Developed EconomiesaverageRTD
                                                          female                    National
                                                                          nominal wages          Yes
Israel                                     Developed EconomiesaverageGINC, RTD, SVI
                                                          female                    National
                                                                          nominal wages
Italy                                                     female
                                           Developed Economiesaverage nominal wages
Japan                                                     female
                                           Developed Economiesaverage nominal wages
Latvia                                     Developed EconomiesaverageSVI
                                                          female                    National
                                                                          nominal wages          No
Lithuania                                                 female
                                           Developed Economiesaverage nominal wages National     No
Luxembourg                                 Developed EconomiesaverageRTD, SVI National
                                                          female          nominal wages          Yes
Malta                                      Developed Economiesaverage nominal wages
                                                          female                    National
Netherlands                                Developed EconomiesaverageRTD
                                                          female                    National
                                                                          nominal wages          No
New Zealand                                                               nominal National
                                           Developed EconomiesaverageGINC wages
                                                          female
Norway                                     Developed EconomiesaverageSVI
                                                          female                    National
                                                                          nominal wages          Yes
Poland                                     Developed EconomiesaverageRTD, SVI National
                                                          female          nominal wages
Portugal                                   Developed EconomiesaverageEAC, RTD National
                                                          female          nominal wages          No
Romania                                                                             SVI
                                           Developed EconomiesaverageRTD, EAC, National
                                                          female          nominal wages          No
Slovakia                                                  female
                                           Developed Economiesaverage nominal wages National     No
Slovenia                                                  female
                                           Developed EconomiesaverageRTD            National
                                                                          nominal wages          No
Spain                                                                     nominal wages EAR Yes
                                                                                    SVI,
                                           Developed EconomiesaverageEAC, RTD, National
                                                          female
Sweden                                     Developed EconomiesaverageEAC, SVI National
                                                          female          nominal wages          No
Switzerland                                Developed EconomiesaverageEAC
                                                          female                    National
                                                                          nominal wages          Yes
United Kingdom                             Developed EconomiesaverageRTD
                                                          female                    National
                                                                          nominal wages          No
United States                                             female
                                           Developed Economiesaverage nominal wages
Albania                                                    and Central Asia
                                           Eastern Europefemale average nominal wages
Armenia                                    Eastern Europefemale averageRTD, EAC, National
                                                           and Central Asia
                                                                          nominal wages
                                                                                    SVI          No
Azerbaijan                                                 and Central Asia
                                           Eastern Europefemale average nominal wages

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                                               country name                                                 region          indicator                   Geographic Coverage
                                                                                                                                           Wage Definition Notes Agricultural Excluded?
                                               Belarus                                                                                                  SVI
                                                                                                            Eastern Europefemale averageRTD, EAC, National
                                                                                                                              and Central Asia
                                                                                                                                            nominal wages           No
                                               Bosnia and Herzegovina                                                         and Central Asia
                                                                                                            Eastern Europefemale average nominal wages
                                               Croatia                                                                        and Central Asia
                                                                                                            Eastern Europefemale average nominal wages  National    No
                                               Georgia                                                      Eastern Europefemale averageRTD, EAE, SVI
                                                                                                                              and Central Asia                      No
                                                                                                                                                        National. Excludes territories of Abkhazian Autonomous Republic and Tskhinvali Region (former South Ossetian Autonomous R
                                                                                                                                            nominal wages
                                               Kazakhstan                                                   Eastern Europefemale averageEAC
                                                                                                                              and Central Asia          National
                                                                                                                                            nominal wages           No
                                               Kyrgyzstan Republic                                                            and Central Asia
                                                                                                            Eastern Europefemale average nominal wages
                                               Moldova, Republic of                                                           and Central Asia
                                                                                                            Eastern Europefemale average nominal wages
                                               Russian Federation                                                             and Central Asia
                                                                                                            Eastern Europefemale average nominal wages
                                               Serbia                                                                         and Central Asia
                                                                                                            Eastern Europefemale average nominal wages
                                               Tajikistan                                                                     and Central Asia
                                                                                                            Eastern Europefemale average nominal wages
                                               The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia                                      and Central Asia
                                                                                                            Eastern Europefemale average nominal wages
                                               Turkey                                                                         and Central Asia
                                                                                                            Eastern Europefemale average nominal wages  National    Yes
                                               Turkmenistan                                                                   and Central Asia
                                                                                                            Eastern Europefemale average nominal wages
                                               Ukraine                                                                        and Central Asia
                                                                                                            Eastern Europefemale average nominal wages  National    No
                                               Uzbekistan                                                                     and Central Asia
                                                                                                            Eastern Europefemale average nominal wages
                                               Argentina                                                    Latin America female average nominal wages
                                                                                                                            and the Caribbean           Urban
                                               Bahamas (The)                                                                and the Caribbean
                                                                                                            Latin America female average nominal wages
                                               Barbados                                                                     and the Caribbean
                                                                                                            Latin America female average nominal wages
                                               Belize                                                                       and the Caribbean
                                                                                                            Latin America female average nominal wages
                                               Bolivia, Plurinational State of                                              and the Caribbean
                                                                                                            Latin America female average nominal wages
                                               Brazil                                                       Latin America female average nominal wages
                                                                                                                            and the Caribbean           Urban
                                               Chile                                                                        and the Caribbean
                                                                                                            Latin America female average nominal wages
                                               Colombia                                                                        M(2002); M(2006)         Urban
                                                                                                            Latin America female average nominal wages (1995-2000); Principle Municipalities (2001+)
                                                                                                                            and the Caribbean
                                               Costa Rica                                                   Latin America female average nominal wages
                                                                                                                            and the Caribbean           Urban
                                               Cuba                                                                         and the Caribbean
                                                                                                            Latin America female average nominal wages
                                               Dominican Republic                                                           and the Caribbean
                                                                                                            Latin America female average nominal wages
                                               Ecuador                                                      Latin America female average nominal wages
                                                                                                                            and the Caribbean           Urban
                                               El Salvador                                                                  and the Caribbean
                                                                                                            Latin America female average nominal wages
                                               Guadeloupe
Salariés à temps complet ; Ensemble des activités hors administration publique, services domestiques et activités extra-territoriales. Annual data are divided by 12.
                                                                                                                            and the Caribbean
                                                                                                            Latin America female average nominal wages
                                               Guatemala                                                    Latin America female average nominal wages
                                                                                                                            and the Caribbean           National
                                               Guyanaadministration publique, services domestiques et activités extra-territoriales. Annual data are divided by 12.
Salariés à temps complet ; Ensemble des activités hors                                                                      and the Caribbean
                                                                                                            Latin America female average nominal wages
                                               Haiti                                                                        and the Caribbean
                                                                                                            Latin America female average nominal wages
                                               Honduras                                                     Latin America female average nominal wages
                                                                                                                            and the Caribbean           Urban
                                               Jamaica                                                                      and the Caribbean
                                                                                                            Latin America female average nominal wages
                                               Martinique
Salariés à temps complet ; Ensemble des activités hors administration publique, services domestiques et activités extra-territoriales. Annual data are divided by 12.
                                                                                                                            and the Caribbean
                                                                                                            Latin America female average nominal wages
                                               Mexico                                                       Latin America female average nominal wages
                                                                                                                            and the Caribbean           Urban
                                               Netherlands Antilles                                                         and the Caribbean
                                                                                                            Latin America female average nominal wages
                                               Nicaragua                                                                    and the Caribbean
                                                                                                            Latin America female average nominal wages
                                               Panama                                                       Latin America female average nominal wages
                                                                                                                            and the Caribbean           Urban
                                               Paraguay                                                                     and the Caribbean
                                                                                                            Latin America female average nominal wages
                                               Peru                                                         Latin America female average nominal wages
                                                                                                                            and the Caribbean           Urban. Lima. (1995-2003); Urban (2004+)
                                               Puerto Rico                                                                  and the Caribbean
                                                                                                            Latin America female average nominal wages
                                               Suriname                                                                     and the Caribbean
                                                                                                            Latin America female average nominal wages
                                               Trinidad and Tobago                                                          and the Caribbean
                                                                                                            Latin America female average nominal wages
                                               Uruguay                                                      Latin America female average nominal wages
                                                                                                                            and the Caribbean           Urban
                                               Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of                            Latin America female average nominal wages
                                                                                                                            and the Caribbean           National
                                               Bahrain                                                      Middle East female average nominal wages    National    See - fourth
                                                                                                   Workers in private-sector establishments with 10 or more workers notes stage 2002. On June 2004, mandatory insurance coverage was extended to workers in establishments wit
                                               Iraq                                                         Middle East female averageNET               National
                                                                                                                                            nominal wages
                                               Jordan                                                       Middle East female averageEAC, EAE, SVI     National
                                                                                                                                            nominal wages
                                               Kuwait                                                       Middle East female average nominal wages
                                               Lebanon                                                      Middle East female average nominal wages                No
                                               Oman                                                         Middle East female average nominal wages
                                               Qatar                                                        Middle East female averageEAC               National
                                                                                                                                            nominal wages
                                               Saudi Arabia                                                 Middle East female average nominal wages
                                               Syrian Arab Republic                                         Middle East female average nominal wages    National
                                               United Arab Emirates                                         Middle East female average nominal wages
                                               West Bank & Gaza                                             Middle East female averageNET               West
                                                                                                                                            nominal wages Bank and Gaza Strip. Israel and settlements included.
                                               Yemen                                                        Middle East female average nominal wages



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country name           region     indicator             Geographic Coverage
                                              Wage Definition Notes Agricultural Excluded?




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country name                       region   indicator     definition    currency      1995      1996       1997        1998    1999   2000   2001   2002    2003    2004     2005          2006
Algeria                            Africa                 gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Angola                             Africa                 gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Benin                              Africa                 gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Botswana                           Africa                 gross average pula
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Burkina Faso                       Africa                 gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Burundi                            Africa                 gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Cameroon                           Africa                 gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Cape Verde                         Africa                 gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Central African Republic           Africa                 gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Chad                               Africa                 gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Comoros                            Africa                 gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Congo                              Africa                 gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Côte d'Ivoire                      Africa                 gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Democratic Republic of the Congo   Africa                 gross average congolese franc
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units                                                 12293
Egypt                              Africa                 gross average egyptian pound                     472
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of 442 in local currency 498
                                                                                                men,                   units   641    732    680    724     776     836      932           1023
Equatorial Guinea                  Africa                 gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Eritrea                            Africa                 gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Ethiopia                           Africa                 gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Gabon                              Africa                 gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Gambia                             Africa                 gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Ghana                              Africa   male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
                                                          gross average                                                                                                              106
Guinea                             Africa                 gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Guinea-Bissau                      Africa                 gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Kenya                              Africa                 gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Lesotho                            Africa                 gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Liberia                            Africa                 gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Libya                              Africa                 gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Madagascar                         Africa                 gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Malawi                             Africa                 gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Mali                               Africa                 gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Mauritania                         Africa                 gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Mauritius                          Africa                 gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Morocco                            Africa                 gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Mozambique                         Africa                 gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Namibia                            Africa                 gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Niger                              Africa                 gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Nigeria                            Africa                 gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Reunion                            Africa                 gross average euro
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units                                        2139     2173          2234
Rwanda                             Africa                 gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Senegal                            Africa                 gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Sierra Leone                       Africa                 gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Somalia                            Africa                 gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
South Africa                       Africa                 gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Sudan                              Africa                 gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Swaziland                          Africa                                             1087
                                                          gross average swazi emalangeni                   1564
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of 1192 in local currency 1661
                                                                                                men,                   units   1962   1791
Tanzania, United Republic of       Africa                 gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Togo                               Africa                 gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Tunisia                            Africa                 gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Uganda                             Africa                 gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Zambia                             Africa                 gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Zimbabwe                           Africa                 gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Afghanistan                        Asia                   gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Bangladesh                         Asia                   gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Bhutan                             Asia                   gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Brunei                             Asia                   gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Cambodia                           Asia     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
                                                          gross average                                                                                             187576
China                              Asia                   gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Fiji                               Asia                   gross average fiji dollar
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Hong Kong (China)                  Asia     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
                                                          gross average                                                                             11698   11375   11140    10878         11504
India                              Asia                   gross average
                                            male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units

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country name                       region                            indicator     definition    currency        1995       1996       1997        1998    1999      2000      2001      2002      2003      2004      2005      2006
Indonesia                          Asia                                            gross average
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Iran, Islamic Republic of          Asia                                            gross average
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Korea (North)                      Asia                                            gross average
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Korea, Republic of                 Asia                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of 1536024 1635357 1579344
                                                                                   gross average south korean won1381770 men, in local currency units      1734652   1884546   1975782   2193343   2406378   2557510   2719263   2870927
Lao People's Democratic Republic   Asia                                            gross average
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Macau (China)                      Asia                                            gross average
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Malaysia                           Asia                                            gross average
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Maldives, Republic of              Asia                                            gross average
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Mongolia                           Asia                                            gross average tugrik
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units                64700     69200     75800     86900     98300     110000    138125
Myanmar                            Asia                                            gross average kyat
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units                2576      3619      3970      4355      5699      6080      17923
Nepal                              Asia                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
                                                                                   gross average rupee                                                     2389
Pakistan                           Asia                                                                          2375                  3140
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency 3162
                                                                                   gross average rupee                                             units             3328                3654                4329                5249
Papua New Guinea                   Asia                                            gross average
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Philippines                        Asia                                            gross average philippine peso
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units                          5713      5826      5963      6051      6412      6906
Singapore                          Asia                                            gross average singapore dollar2517                  2781
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of 2646 in local currency 3141
                                                                                                                            men,                   units   3222      3518      3606      3632      3698      3825      3962      4081
Solomon Islands                    Asia                                            gross average
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Sri Lanka                          Asia                                            gross average sri lankan rupee                      3157
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency 3580
                                                                                                                                                   units   3726      4097      4407      5121      5382      5895      6258      6963
Taiwan (China)                     Asia                                                                          40571
                                                                                   gross average new taiwan dollar                     43714
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of 41892 local currency 45004
                                                                                                                            men, in                units   46165     47253     47010     46128     46691     47472     47836     48021
Thailand                           Asia                                            gross average baht
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units                          6951      6940      7091      7206      7683      8071
Timor-Leste                        Asia                                            gross average
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Viet Nam                           Asia                                            gross average dong
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Australia                          Developed Economies                                                           2847
                                                                                   gross average australian dollars                    3014
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of 2925 in local currency 3117
                                                                                                                            men,                   units   3172      3299      3439      3599      3790      3893      4102      4289
Austria                            Developed Economies                             gross average euro                                  2263
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency 2326
                                                                                                                                                   units   2373      2442      2455      2488      2523      2559      2619      2707
Belgium                            Developed Economies                             gross average euro
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units      2283      2338      2440      2462      2592      2677      2720      2756
Bulgaria                           Developed Economies               male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
                                                                                   gross average                                                                     256       273       290       303       321       356       393
Canada                             Developed Economies                             gross average canadian dollar                       2912
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency 2955
                                                                                                                                                   units   3031      3130      3226      3287      3344      3414      3520      3639
Cyprus                             Developed Economies                             gross average euro
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units      1469      1572      1652      1729      1837      1912      2013      2100
Czech Republic                     Developed Economies                             gross average czech crown
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units                                                                  24271     25593
Denmark                            Developed Economies                             gross average danish monthly wages of men, in local currency units
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominalkrone
Estonia                            Developed Economies                             gross average euro
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units                                                                  612       736
Finland                            Developed Economies                             gross average finish markkaa11972
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of 12426 (2001-2010) 12984
                                                                                                                 (1995-2000); euro local currency units
                                                                                                                            men, in    12566               13363     14111     2441      2523      2621      2708      2813      2922
France                             Developed Economies                             gross average euro
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency 2282
                                                                                                                                                   units   2313      2320      2380      2600      2670      2610      2690      2760
Germany                            Developed Economies                             gross average euro            2470                  2580
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of 2539 in local currency 2639
                                                                                                                            men,                   units   2713      2732      2800      2889      2972      3034      3088      3138
Greece                             Developed Economies                             gross average
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Hungary                            Developed Economies                             gross average
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Iceland                            Developed Economies                             gross average krona
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency 157000
                                                                                                                                                   units   170000    191000    211000    221000    234000    245000    278000    301000
Ireland                            Developed Economies                             gross average
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units                                              2882                          3377
Israel                             Developed Economies                                                           4978                  6612
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of 5596 in local currency 7088
                                                                                   gross average new israel shekel          men,                   units   7741      8147      8642      8645      8416      8459      8575      8712
Italy                              Developed Economies                             gross average
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Japan                              Developed Economies               male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
                                                                                   gross average                                                           367200    370300    373500    367700    368600    333900    372100    372700
Latvia                             Developed Economies                             gross average lats
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units                                                        236       249       296
Lithuania                          Developed Economies                             gross average litas           624                   925
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of 714 in local currency 1161
                                                                                                                            men,                   units   1186      1170      1181      1243      1296      1366      1492      1743
Luxembourg                         Developed Economies                             gross average euro            2762                  2866
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of 2809 in local currency 2928
                                                                                                                            men,                   units   3025      3144      3319      3385      3484      3565      3699      3826
Malta                              Developed Economies               male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
                                                                                   gross average euro                                                                953       986       1039      1044      1034      1071      1104
Netherlands                        Developed Economies                             gross average euro
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units                                                                            2526
New Zealand                        Developed Economies                             gross average new zealand dollar
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency 2951
                                                                                                                                                   units   2980      3015      3167      3198      3383      3484      3759      3785
Norway                             Developed Economies                             gross average kroner                                21606
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency 23227
                                                                                                                                                   units   24200     25408     26600     28279     29205     30217     31201     32672
Poland                             Developed Economies                             gross average zloty           831                   1278
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of 943 in local currency 1441
                                                                                                                            men,                   units   1991                2430      2425                2572                2904
Portugal                           Developed Economies                             gross average euro            656                   718
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of 694 in local currency 763
                                                                                                                            men,                   units   789       818                 901       942       971       1003      1034
Romania                            Developed Economies                             gross average leu
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units                                              727       886       1037      1222
Slovakia                           Developed Economies                             gross average slovak monthly wages of men, in local
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominalkoruna (2005-2008); euro (2009)currency units                                                                   21503     22686
Slovenia                           Developed Economies                             gross average slovenian tolar (2004); of men, in local currency units
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages euro (2005-2009)                                                                       275426    1216      1284
Spain                              Developed Economies                             gross average euro
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units                                                        1721      1775      1845
Sweden                             Developed Economies                             gross average swedish krona 17300        men, in
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of 18600 local currency 20400
                                                                                                                                       19600       units   21200     22500     23300     24100     24800     25700     26400     27100
Switzerland                        Developed Economies                             gross average swiss francs
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of 6057 in local currency 6259
                                                                                                                            men,                   units             6487                6773                6975                7234
United Kingdom                     Developed Economies                             gross average pounds                                1711
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency 1801
                                                                                                                                                   units   1861      1932      2037      2138      2197      2229      2275      2362
United States                      Developed Economies                             gross average
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Albania                            Eastern Europe and Central Asia                 gross average
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Armenia                            Eastern Europe and Central Asia                 gross average drams
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units                29208     33921     41452     49831     57043     66301     81625
Azerbaijan                         Eastern Europe and Central Asia                 gross average manat
                                                                     male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units      45        59        72        84        103       131       162       192

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country name                                region                            indicator     definition    currency       1995      1996      1997        1998    1999     2000          2001          2002          2003          2004          2005          2006
Belarus                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asia                                              1
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly139022 of 1685964 3620277 8606164
                                                                                            gross average belarusian ruble wages men, in local currency units    38540745 97203         181934        245768        334168        478432        625525        738030
Bosnia and Herzegovina                      Eastern Europe and Central Asia                 gross average
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Croatia                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asia                 gross average kuna
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units                                                      5868          6206          6492          6909
Georgia                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asia                 gross average lari
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units   91       96            125           150           163           201           268           362
Kazakhstan                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia                 gross average tenge
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units                                                      28476         34648         41840         49737
Kyrgyzstan Republic                         Eastern Europe and Central Asia                 gross average
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Moldova, Republic of                        Eastern Europe and Central Asia                 gross average
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Russian Federation                          Eastern Europe and Central Asia                 gross average
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Serbia                                      Eastern Europe and Central Asia                 gross average
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Tajikistan                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia                 gross average
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia   Eastern Europe and Central Asia                 gross average
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Turkey                                      Eastern Europe and Central Asia   male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
                                                                                            gross average                                                                                                                                                     1107
Turkmenistan                                Eastern Europe and Central Asia                 gross average
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Ukraine                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asia                 gross average hryvnia        98                  182
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of 167 in local currency 176
                                                                                                                                   men,                  units   206      269           367           447           552           707           953           1216
Uzbekistan                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia                 gross average
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Argentina                                   Latin America and the Caribbean                 gross average argentine peso                     651
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of 660 in local currency 695
                                                                                                                                   men,                  units   663      661           641           613           679           743           951           1173
Bahamas (The)                               Latin America and the Caribbean                 gross average
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Barbados                                    Latin America and the Caribbean                 gross average
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Belize                                      Latin America and the Caribbean                 gross average
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Bolivia, Plurinational State of             Latin America and the Caribbean                 gross average
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Brazil                                      Latin America and the Caribbean                 gross average brazilian real 470                 552
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of 524 in local currency 580
                                                                                                                                   men,                  units   571                    635           681           735           782           860           941
Chile                                       Latin America and the Caribbean                 gross average
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Colombia                                    Latin America and the Caribbean                 gross average colombian peso 268634              405830
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of 325746 local currency 491450
                                                                                                                                   men, in               units   507983   502015                      510819        580873        636941        695383        716075
Costa Rica                                  Latin America and the Caribbean                 gross average colon          73294               95789
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of 83950 local currency 117439
                                                                                                                                   men, in               units   123181   138273        161366        177789        187437        205300        224695        253971
Cuba                                        Latin America and the Caribbean                 gross average
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Dominican Republic                          Latin America and the Caribbean                 gross average
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Ecuador                                     Latin America and the Caribbean                                              197
                                                                                            gross average united states dollar               232
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of 205 in local currency 204
                                                                                                                                   men,                  units   128      130           189           270           274           338           331           334
El Salvador                                 Latin America and the Caribbean                 gross average united states dollar
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units   249      261           269           278                         255           271           260
Guadeloupe                                  Latin America and the Caribbean                 gross average euro
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units                                                                    2307          2348          2390
Guatemala                                   Latin America and the Caribbean                 gross average quetzal
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Guyana                                      Latin America and the Caribbean                 gross average euro
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units                                                                    2525          2594          2690
Haiti                                       Latin America and the Caribbean                 gross average
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Honduras                                    Latin America and the Caribbean                 gross average lempira        1308                1974
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of 1576 in local currency 2401
                                                                                                                                   men,                  units   2960                   3892          4106          4283          4502          4965          5343
Jamaica                                     Latin America and the Caribbean                 gross average
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Martinique                                  Latin America and the Caribbean                 gross average euro
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units                                                                    2221          2265          2296
Mexico                                      Latin America and the Caribbean                 gross average pesos          1557                2273
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of 1840 in local currency 2690
                                                                                                                                   men,                  units   3167     3937          4411          4657          4922          5162          5330          5655
Netherlands Antilles                        Latin America and the Caribbean                 gross average
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Nicaragua                                   Latin America and the Caribbean                 gross average
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Panama                                      Latin America and the Caribbean                 gross average balboa         495                 512
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of 496 in local currency 489
                                                                                                                                   men,                  units   507      529           498           507           515           505           494           512
Paraguay                                    Latin America and the Caribbean                 gross average guarani        682836
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of 705829 local currency units
                                                                                                                                   men, in   847592              935662   975588                      981016        1135879       1068099       1249885       1314993
Peru                                        Latin America and the Caribbean                 gross average nuevo sol      740                 1006
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency 1149
                                                                                                                                                         units   1357     1245          1285          1258          1245          910           927           955
Puerto Rico                                 Latin America and the Caribbean                 gross average
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Suriname                                    Latin America and the Caribbean                 gross average
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Trinidad and Tobago                         Latin America and the Caribbean                 gross average
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Uruguay                                     Latin America and the Caribbean                 gross average uruguayan peso
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units            7701          7600          7744          7855          8608          8970          10475
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of           Latin America and the Caribbean                 gross average bolivar monthly                    127
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal fuerte 43wages of 73 in local currency 166
                                                                                                                                   men,                  units   189      203           245           272           311           414           541           714
Bahrain                                     Middle East                                     gross average bahraini dinar
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units                                        254           258           255           250           250
Iraq                                        Middle East                                     gross average
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Jordan                                      Middle East                                     gross average dinar          320                 344
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of 333 in local currency 359
                                                                                                                                   men,                  units            234           238           246           249           250           273           291
Kuwait                                      Middle East                                     gross average
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Lebanon                                     Middle East                                     gross average lebanese pound
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Oman                                        Middle East                                     gross average rial
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units                                                                                                177
Qatar                                       Middle East                                     gross average rial
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units                                                                                                5611
Saudi Arabia                                Middle East                                     gross average
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
Syrian Arab Republic                        Middle East                       male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
                                                                                            gross average syrian pound                                                                                                                                        8669
United Arab Emirates                        Middle East                                     gross average
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units
West Bank & Gaza                            Middle East                                     gross average new israel shekel
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units                   1736          1642          1651          1647          1668          1729          1848
Yemen                                       Middle East                                     gross average
                                                                              male average nominal wages nominal monthly wages of men, in local currency units



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country name                       region   indicator     2007      2008    2009     2010    2011   source                   source calculation notesEmployee Coverage
                                                                                                                 source survey           source                                     Job
                                                                                                                                                                         Sector Coverage       Survey Type
                                                                                                                                                               Wage Calculation Coverage Coverage
Algeria                            Africa   male average nominal wages
Angola                             Africa   male average nominal wages
Benin                              Africa   male average nominal wages
Botswana                           Africa                 4047
                                            male average nominal wages      4967     5370                                       Stats Brief
                                                                                                                  Employment Figures are                            All
                                                                                                                                                      All Employees all sectors excluding the Ipelegeng Programme empl
                                                                                                    Central Statistical Office of Botswanafrom September. Data are fromSectors                        Establishment
Burkina Faso                       Africa   male average nominal wages
Burundi                            Africa   male average nominal wages
Cameroon                           Africa   male average nominal wages
Cape Verde                         Africa   male average nominal wages
Central African Republic           Africa   male average nominal wages
Chad                               Africa   male average nominal wages
Comoros                            Africa   male average nominal wages
Congo                              Africa   male average nominal wages
Côte d'Ivoire                      Africa   male average nominal wages
Democratic Republic of the Congo   Africa   male average nominal wages                                           Plan de 1-2-3                         All Employees
                                                                                                    Ministère du Enquete la Republique Democratique du Congo                                   Main job   Household
Egypt                              Africa                 1131
                                            male average nominal wages                              ILO Laborsta              Weekly figures are multiplied by 52/12.
Equatorial Guinea                  Africa   male average nominal wages
Eritrea                            Africa   male average nominal wages
Ethiopia                           Africa   male average nominal wages
Gabon                              Africa   male average nominal wages
Gambia                             Africa   male average nominal wages
Ghana                              Africa   male average nominal wages                                           Ghana Living Standards are multiplied by 40*52/12.
                                                                                                    Ghana Statistical Service Hourly dataSurvey                                                Main job   Household
Guinea                             Africa   male average nominal wages
Guinea-Bissau                      Africa   male average nominal wages
Kenya                              Africa   male average nominal wages
Lesotho                            Africa   male average nominal wages
Liberia                            Africa   male average nominal wages
Libya                              Africa   male average nominal wages
Madagascar                         Africa   male average nominal wages
Malawi                             Africa   male average nominal wages
Mali                               Africa   male average nominal wages
Mauritania                         Africa   male average nominal wages
Mauritius                          Africa   male average nominal wages
Morocco                            Africa   male average nominal wages
Mozambique                         Africa   male average nominal wages
Namibia                            Africa   male average nominal wages
Niger                              Africa   male average nominal wages
Nigeria                            Africa   male average nominal wages
Reunion                            Africa                 2290
                                            male average nominal wages                              Insee        DADS         Salariés à temps complet ; Ensemble des activités hors administration publique, services domest
Rwanda                             Africa   male average nominal wages
Senegal                            Africa   male average nominal wages
Sierra Leone                       Africa   male average nominal wages
Somalia                            Africa   male average nominal wages
South Africa                       Africa   male average nominal wages
Sudan                              Africa   male average nominal wages
Swaziland                          Africa   male average nominal wages                                         Employment statistics
                                                                                                    Swaziland Central Statistics Office                                          All Sectors
Tanzania, United Republic of       Africa   male average nominal wages
Togo                               Africa   male average nominal wages
Tunisia                            Africa   male average nominal wages
Uganda                             Africa   male average nominal wages
Zambia                             Africa   male average nominal wages
Zimbabwe                           Africa   male average nominal wages
Afghanistan                        Asia     male average nominal wages
Bangladesh                         Asia     male average nominal wages
Bhutan                             Asia     male average nominal wages
Brunei                             Asia     male average nominal wages
Cambodia                           Asia                   333916
                                            male average nominal wages      355560                               Cambodia Socio-Economic Survey
                                                                                                    National Institute of Statistics                                                           All jobs
China                              Asia     male average nominal wages
Fiji                               Asia     male average nominal wages
Hong Kong (China)                  Asia                   11863     11920
                                            male average nominal wages      11448    11871                                   An of of Hong Kong                     are Earnings Survey)
                                                                                                                                                      Full-time Employees (time and piece-rate).         mining
                                                                                                                Quarterly Reportaverage of quarterly wage rate (Labourtaken. Private (time ExcludesEstablishment
                                                                                                    Census and Statistics DepartmentWage and Payroll Statisticsdata Full-time EmployeesSector.and piece-rate). and quarry
India                              Asia     male average nominal wages

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country name                       region                            indicator     2007      2008     2009      2010      2011     source                   source calculation notesEmployee Coverage
                                                                                                                                                source survey           source                                     Job
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Sector Coverage       Survey Type
                                                                                                                                                                                              Wage Calculation Coverage Coverage
Indonesia                          Asia                              male average nominal wages
Iran, Islamic Republic of          Asia                              male average nominal wages
Korea (North)                      Asia                              male average nominal wages
Korea, Republic of                 Asia                              male average nominal wages                                                 Labor of Korea                                  All       Private Sector
                                                                                                                                   Ministry of Labour Force Survey at Establishments All Employees Employees                                 Establishment
Lao People's Democratic Republic   Asia                              male average nominal wages
Macau (China)                      Asia                              male average nominal wages
Malaysia                           Asia                              male average nominal wages
Maldives, Republic of              Asia                              male average nominal wages
Mongolia                           Asia                                            186700    291250
                                                                     male average nominal wages       322575    370375    470000               Average wages and salaries sample survey
                                                                                                                                   Mongolia National Statistical Office                                            All Sectors
Myanmar                            Asia                                            25309     34425
                                                                     male average nominal wages                                    ILO Laborsta             Hourly data have been multiplied by 44*52/12.
Nepal                              Asia                                                      5721
                                                                     male average nominal wages                                    Government of Nepal Central Bureau of Statistics
                                                                                                                                                            Average monthly earnings.
                                                                                                                                               Labor Force Survey 2008                                                           Main job    Household
Pakistan                           Asia                                            6100      7010
                                                                     male average nominal wages       7997      9017      10211    Government of Pakistan Statistics Division
                                                                                                                                               Labour Force Survey                                                               Main job    Household
Papua New Guinea                   Asia                              male average nominal wages
Philippines                        Asia                                            7011      7282
                                                                     male average nominal wages       7581      7947      8175                   Labour Force of the Phillipines LFS All Employees313/12.
                                                                                                                                   National Statistical OfficeAverage daily basic pay iscollects basic pay only. Data exclude pay ofjob Householdcommis
                                                                                                                                                               Survey       (1) The      multiplied by                        Main workers paid on
Singapore                          Asia                                            4335      4560
                                                                     male average nominal wages       4436      4686      4964     Statistics Singapore based on data from Central Provident Fund All Employees Sectors
                                                                                                                                                 Derived                                All Employees Board.      All                   Administrative
Solomon Islands                    Asia                              male average nominal wages
Sri Lanka                          Asia                                            7660      9319
                                                                     male average nominal wages                                                               Hourly earnings 8 and 9. March and September.
                                                                                                                                   ILO Laborsta Excluding major divisions 4, are multiplied by 45*52/12.
Taiwan (China)                     Asia                                            48903     49065
                                                                     male average nominal wages       46459     48898     50296                 Employee Wage China
                                                                                                                                   National Statistics Republic ofSurvey (Taiwan)                                  Industry & Services
Thailand                           Asia                                            8315      9091
                                                                     male average nominal wages       8833      9404      10093                 Labor OfficeAnnual
                                                                                                                                   National Statistical Force Survey data are an average ofEmployees
                                                                                                                                                                                       All quarterly.
                                                                                                                                                              of Thailand                                                                    Household
Timor-Leste                        Asia                              male average nominal wages                 173
Viet Nam                           Asia                                            1464000
                                                                     male average nominal wages       2562000   2668000            General Statistics Office ofSurvey
                                                                                                                                                 Labour Force Vietnam Average monthly income for wage workers.                             Household
Australia                          Developed Economies                             4503      4690
                                                                     male average nominal wages       4903      5153      5374                                                                        All           All
                                                                                                                                   Australian Bureau of StatisticsEarnings, Australia Alltotalby 52/12. Employees Sectorsan average of Establishment
                                                                                                                                                              Weekly data Original series, Employees Annual figures are
                                                                                                                                                 Average Weekly             has been multiplied earnings.                                  quarterly data.
Austria                            Developed Economies                             2814      2899
                                                                     male average nominal wages       2909      2923                             General Income Report are dividedto All Employees Employees Sectors All jobs
                                                                                                                                   Statistics Austria         Annual data Data refer by 12.
                                                                                                                                                                                         the personal income of employees from all sources. Apprentices are n
                                                                                                                                                                                                      All           All                    Administrative
Belgium                            Developed Economies                             2783      2909
                                                                     male average nominal wages       2999                         Belgium Ministry of the Economy Survey
                                                                                                                                                 Structure of Earnings      Excludes NACE Employees Employees Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                                                      All
                                                                                                                                                                                         All rev. 2 sectors: A, O, TAll                    Combination. Esta
Bulgaria                           Developed Economies                             469       597
                                                                     male average nominal wages       673       718                              Annual Establishment Survey on Employment,
                                                                                                                                                              Annual data                                           All Sectors
                                                                                                                                   Bulgarian National Statistical Institute are divided by 12. Wages, and Salaries and Other Labour Costs  Establishment
Canada                             Developed Economies                             3753      3913
                                                                     male average nominal wages       4000      4077      4142     Statistics Canada Force Survey data multiplied by 52/12.
                                                                                                                                                 Labor        Weekly                                                            Main job Household
Cyprus                             Developed Economies                             2168      2267
                                                                     male average nominal wages       2336                                                                                            Full-time
                                                                                                                                   Statistical Service of Wages and Salaries Survey, Annual Labor Person, Wage All Sectors Earners Combined
                                                                                                                                                 Annual Cyprus                           Full-time Employees Employees
                                                                                                                                                                            Mean Monthly Rate Per Statistics 2009and Salary                Establishment
Czech Republic                     Developed Economies                             27489     29628
                                                                     male average nominal wages       29953     30192     28234    Czech Statistical Office Earnings Survey
                                                                                                                                                 Structure of                                         Employees working at least 30 hours. Combination. Esta
                                                                                                                                                                                         Employees working at least 30 hours.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    All Sectors
Denmark                            Developed Economies               male average nominal wages       38032     39297              Statistics Denmark                                                               All Sectors            Combination. Esta
Estonia                            Developed Economies                             899       980
                                                                     male average nominal wages                                                  Earnings Survey
                                                                                                                                   Statistics Estonia                                                 Full-time
                                                                                                                                                                                         Full-time Employees Employees
Finland                            Developed Economies                             3035      3185
                                                                     male average nominal wages       3288      3358               Statistics Finland
                                                                                                                                                 Structure of Earnings Survey                         Full-time     All Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                                         Full-time Employees Employees                     Establishment
France                             Developed Economies                             2850      2955
                                                                     male average nominal wages       2988                         Insee         DADS                                                 Full-time     en Sectors.            Establishment
                                                                                                                                                              Salariés à temps complet ;Full-time Employees Employees métropolitaine. categories of p
                                                                                                                                                                                          ensemble des entreprises,All France Excludes certain
Germany                            Developed Economies                             3211      3294
                                                                     male average nominal wages       3320      3416      3508                   Quarterly Earnings Survey
                                                                                                                                   Federal Statistical Office of Germany                              Full-time     All Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                                         Full-time Employees Employees                     Establishment
Greece                             Developed Economies               male average nominal wages
Hungary                            Developed Economies               male average nominal wages
Iceland                            Developed Economies                             332000    352000
                                                                     male average nominal wages       360000    374000    393000   Statistics Iceland                        Covers manufacturing, construction,Equivalent and retail trade; repair, transport st
                                                                                                                                                                                          All Employees
                                                                                                                                                  Icelandic Survey on Wages, Earnings, and Labour CostsFull-time wholesale
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Selected                   Establishment
Ireland                            Developed Economies                             3435
                                                                     male average nominal wages                                                   National Employment Survey
                                                                                                                                   Central Statistics Office of Ireland data are multiplied byEmployees Employees Sectors
                                                                                                                                                               Weekly                     All 52/12. All          All                        Establishment
Israel                             Developed Economies                             9267      9627
                                                                     male average nominal wages       9527      9720                               Bureau of Statistics
                                                                                                                                   Israel CentralIncome Survey                            All Employees                        All jobs      Household
                                                                                                                                                                             Refers to gross monthly income from wages and salaries. In 2000 and 2001, East J
Italy                              Developed Economies               male average nominal wages
Japan                              Developed Economies                             372400    369300
                                                                     male average nominal wages       354600    360000                                                      Contractual cash earnings for ordinary workers.
                                                                                                                                   Japan Ministry of Health Labor and Welfare
                                                                                                                                                 Basic Survey on Wage Structure
Latvia                             Developed Economies                             385       492
                                                                     male average nominal wages       515       480       494      Statistics Latvia                                      All Employees            individual
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Full-time Equivalent
                                                                                                                                                               All of economically active commercial companies, All Sectorsmerchants, peasant or fishermen
                                                                                                                                                 Quarterly reportseconomically active businesses, budgetary institutions, foundations, associations and funds r
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Combination. Esta
Lithuania                          Developed Economies                             2114      2387
                                                                     male average nominal wages       2205      2151                             Quarterly Sample Survey on Earnings, State Social Insurance Fund Board (SODRA)
                                                                                                                                   Statistics Lithuania                                   All Employees            All Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Full-time Equivalent                 Combination. Esta
Luxembourg                         Developed Economies                             3962      4114
                                                                     male average nominal wages       4203      4316      4212                                                                         Full-time   Private
                                                                                                                                                 Average Annual Earnings NACE rev1 C-K only through 2007.EmployeesSector from 2008.
                                                                                                                                   STATEC Luxembourg                                      Full-time Employees NACE rev2 B-N
                                                                                                                                                                             - Gent's agreement avec Eurostat                               Administrative
Malta                              Developed Economies                             1156      1209
                                                                     male average nominal wages       1214      1256      1319     Malta National Statistics Office
                                                                                                                                                 Annual Labour Force                      All Employees                        Main job Household
Netherlands                        Developed Economies                             2571      2649
                                                                     male average nominal wages       2783      2806               Statistics Netherlands                                 All Employees Employees Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                                                       All         All                      Establishment
New Zealand                        Developed Economies                             4104      4244
                                                                     male average nominal wages       4298      4461      4582                                              are           wages and
                                                                                                                                   Statistics New Zealand Weekly data Refers to the All Employees                              All jobs
                                                                                                                                                 New Zealand Income Survey multiplied by 52/12. salaries component of individual gross income.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Household
Norway                             Developed Economies                             34570     36700
                                                                     male average nominal wages       37800     39300     40800                  Wage
                                                                                                                                   Statistics Norway Statistics, All Employees            All Employees            All Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Full-time Equivalent                 Establishment
Poland                             Developed Economies                                       3557
                                                                     male average nominal wages                 3832               Central Statistical Office of PolandSurvey
                                                                                                                                                 Structure of Earnings                    All Employees            All employees only, to full-time equivalent
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Full-time Equivalent
                                                                                                                                                                            Employee coverage changed from full-timeSectors                 Establishment
Portugal                           Developed Economies                             1066      1112
                                                                     male average nominal wages       1139                         Gabinete de Estratégiade Planeamento (GEP) do Ministério doEmployees da Solidariedade Social
                                                                                                                                                 Quadros e Pessoal          Gross earnings             Full-time   Private
                                                                                                                                                                                          Full-time Trabalho e EmployeesSector              Administrative
Romania                            Developed Economies                             1468      1814
                                                                     male average nominal wages       1906      2007                             Annual Labour of StatisticRedenomination Employees 2005 by 10,000. Armed forces andEstablishment
                                                                                                                                   Romanian National Institute Cost Survey                             in          All Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                                          All occurred Full-time Equivalent                  similar are exclud
Slovakia                           Developed Economies                             24727     26318
                                                                     male average nominal wages       913       941       966                    Structure Slovak Republic
                                                                                                                                   Statistical Office of theof Earnings Survey            All Employees Employees Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                                                       All         All                      Establishment
Slovenia                           Developed Economies                             1370      1481
                                                                     male average nominal wages       1499      1574                             Structure Republic of Slovenia
                                                                                                                                   Statistical Office of theof Earnings Survey                         Full-time   All Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                                          Full-time Employees Employees                     Establishment
Spain                              Developed Economies                             1914      1991
                                                                     male average nominal wages       2064      2097      2118     Spain National Statistics Institute Earnings Survey and activities of housesholds as employers (T) and activities of extrater
                                                                                                                                                 Annual Structure of                                   All
                                                                                                                                                                            Agriculture All Employees Employees Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   All                      Establishment
Sweden                             Developed Economies                             28000     29400
                                                                     male average nominal wages       30100     30600     31200    Statistics Sweden Structures, whole economy
                                                                                                                                                 Salary                                                All
                                                                                                                                                                                          All Employees Employees Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   All                      Establishment
Switzerland                        Developed Economies                                       7560
                                                                     male average nominal wages                 7690               Swiss Federal Statistical Office Survey
                                                                                                                                                 Structure of Earnings                    All Employees            All Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Full-time Equivalent                 Establishment
United Kingdom                     Developed Economies                             2421      2530
                                                                     male average nominal wages       2554      2581      2591                                                            - by 52/12. Analysis
                                                                                                                                   UK National Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings All Employees Employees Sectors
                                                                                                                                                  Statistics Weekly data are multiplied Workplace All              All                      Establishment
United States                      Developed Economies               male average nominal wages
Albania                            Eastern Europe and Central Asia   male average nominal wages
Armenia                            Eastern Europe and Central Asia                 96802     116787
                                                                     male average nominal wages       126765    124757                           State Service of Armenia the are from Annual Statistical Yearbook;Sectors Statistical Handbook "Labour M
                                                                                                                                                                                       All Employees Employees Annual
                                                                                                                                                                                                  All          All
                                                                                                                                   National Statistics Statistical Report onDataNumber of Employees and Wages/salaries                  Establishment
Azerbaijan                         Eastern Europe and Central Asia                 277       325
                                                                     male average nominal wages                 413                State Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan

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country name                                region                            indicator     2007      2008      2009          2010       2011    source      source survey               source
                                                                                                                                                                          source calculation notesEmployee Coverage         Sector Coverage
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Job
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Wage Calculation Coverage CoverageSurvey Type
Belarus                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asia                 886521    1147784
                                                                              male average nominal wages        1240210       1792072                        Establishment survey                                in         All
                                                                                                                                                                                                    All occurred All Employees Sectors             Establishment
                                                                                                                                                 Republic of Belarus Official Statistics Redenomination Employees 2000 by 1000. Establishments of all sizes are include
Bosnia and Herzegovina                      Eastern Europe and Central Asia   male average nominal wages
Croatia                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asia                 7344      7892
                                                                              male average nominal wages        8033          8044                                                     Excludes      All in employment in crafts Sectors and dree Establishment
                                                                                                                                                              Annual and monthly surveys on persons in Employees             gross and net
                                                                                                                                                 Republic of Croatia Central Bureau of Statistics personspaid employment and Alland trades earnings lances, in the Ministr
Georgia                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asia                 476       678
                                                                              male average nominal wages        690.8         743                National Statistics Office ofsurvey
                                                                                                                                                              Establishment Georgia                  All Employees           All Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Full-time Equivalent                 Establishment
Kazakhstan                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia                 62629     73508
                                                                              male average nominal wages        81366         92764              Agency of Statistics of Kazakhstan                  All Employees           All Sectors              Establishment
Kyrgyzstan Republic                         Eastern Europe and Central Asia   male average nominal wages
Moldova, Republic of                        Eastern Europe and Central Asia   male average nominal wages
Russian Federation                          Eastern Europe and Central Asia   male average nominal wages
Serbia                                      Eastern Europe and Central Asia   male average nominal wages
Tajikistan                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia   male average nominal wages
The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia   Eastern Europe and Central Asia   male average nominal wages
Turkey                                      Eastern Europe and Central Asia   male average nominal wages                      1510               TurkStat                               Sectors B-N, Full-time Employees Employees
                                                                                                                                                              Structure of Earnings Survey                       Full-time
                                                                                                                                                                                                     P-S under NACE Rev2.                               Establishment
Turkmenistan                                Eastern Europe and Central Asia   male average nominal wages
Ukraine                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asia                 1578      2080
                                                                              male average nominal wages        2173          2538       3035                                           Excluding sections P and Q
                                                                                                                                                 State Committee of Statistics of Ukraine           All                    All
                                                                                                                                                            Survey of Enterprises on Labour Statistics Employees of ISIC Rev.3. Sectors                 Establishment
Uzbekistan                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia   male average nominal wages
Argentina                                   Latin America and the Caribbean                 1513      1880
                                                                              male average nominal wages        2183          2811                                                             All Employees                      Main job Household
                                                                                                                                                 ILO-SIALC Encuestas Permanentes de Hogares Puntual (1996-2002); Encuestas Permanentes de Hogares Contínua (2003
Bahamas (The)                               Latin America and the Caribbean   male average nominal wages
Barbados                                    Latin America and the Caribbean   male average nominal wages
Belize                                      Latin America and the Caribbean   male average nominal wages
Bolivia, Plurinational State of             Latin America and the Caribbean   male average nominal wages
Brazil                                      Latin America and the Caribbean                 1021      1107
                                                                              male average nominal wages        1204                             ILO SIALC National Household Survey (Pesquisa Nacional Por Amostra de Domicilios) Main job
                                                                                                                                                                                               All Employees                                            Household
Chile                                       Latin America and the Caribbean   male average nominal wages
Colombia                                    Latin America and the Caribbean                 895364    1003445
                                                                              male average nominal wages        974912        1089158            ILO SIALC Encuesta Nacional de Hogares (ENH) (1995-2000); Encuesta Continua de Hogares Continua (ECH)Main job
                                                                                                                                                                                               All Employees                                   Household
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   All jobs (1995-2000); (2002-2
Costa Rica                                  Latin America and the Caribbean                 298172    339125
                                                                              male average nominal wages        390767        425637                                                                                                Nacional Household
                                                                                                                                                 ILO SIALC Encuesta de Hogares de Propósitos Múltiples (EHPM) (1995-2009); EncuestaMain job de Hogares (ENAHO
Cuba                                        Latin America and the Caribbean   male average nominal wages
Dominican Republic                          Latin America and the Caribbean   male average nominal wages
Ecuador                                     Latin America and the Caribbean                 384       403
                                                                              male average nominal wages        421           456        489     ILO SIALC Encuesta Nacional de Empleo, Desempleo y Subempleo (ENEMDU) / INEC Main job Household
El Salvador                                 Latin America and the Caribbean                 282       284
                                                                              male average nominal wages        304           292                                                          2003 to Multiples
                                                                                                                                                                             Data prior Refershave Census and Statistics
                                                                                                                                                 Ministry of the Economy and GeneralPropositos ofbeen converted from colons to USD using the fixed exchange rate of 8.7
                                                                                                                                                              Encuesta de Hogares detoDirection salarios (as opposed to ingresos).
Guadeloupe                                  Latin America and the Caribbean                 2436
                                                                              male average nominal wages                                         Insee        DADS           Salariés à temps complet ; Ensemble des activités hors administration publique, services domest
Guatemala                                   Latin America and the Caribbean   male average nominal wages                                 2087                 Encuesta Nacional Guatemala
                                                                                                                                                 National Institute of Statistics ofde Empleo e Ingresos
Guyana                                      Latin America and the Caribbean                 2741
                                                                              male average nominal wages                                         Insee        DADS           Salariés à temps complet ; Ensemble des activités hors administration publique, services domest
Haiti                                       Latin America and the Caribbean   male average nominal wages
Honduras                                    Latin America and the Caribbean                 6013      6742
                                                                              male average nominal wages        7249          7051               ILO SIALC Encuesta Permanente de Hogares de Propósitos Múltiples (EPHPM)                  Main job     Household
Jamaica                                     Latin America and the Caribbean   male average nominal wages
Martinique                                  Latin America and the Caribbean                 2359
                                                                              male average nominal wages                                         Insee     DADS       Salariés à temps complet ; Ensemble des activités hors administration publique, services domest
Mexico                                      Latin America and the Caribbean                 6071      6188
                                                                              male average nominal wages        6186          6243       6192                                       Second quarter of Encuesta                                     Household
                                                                                                                                                 ILO SIALC Encuesta Nacional de Empleo (1995-2004); each year.Nacional de Ocupación y Empleo (2005-2009)
Netherlands Antilles                        Latin America and the Caribbean   male average nominal wages
Nicaragua                                   Latin America and the Caribbean   male average nominal wages
Panama                                      Latin America and the Caribbean                 509       532
                                                                              male average nominal wages        578           616                ILO SIALC Encuesta de Hogares     August of each year.                           Main job Household
Paraguay                                    Latin America and the Caribbean                 1388703 1555145
                                                                              male average nominal wages                                         ILO SIAL Encuesta Permanente de Hogares - AREA URBANA
Peru                                        Latin America and the Caribbean                 1030      1138
                                                                              male average nominal wages        1209          1240                                                                                                Main job Household
                                                                                                                                                 ILO SIALC Encuesta de Hogares Especializada de Niveles de Empleo (ENIVE) (1995-2003); Encuesta Nacional de Hog
Puerto Rico                                 Latin America and the Caribbean   male average nominal wages
Suriname                                    Latin America and the Caribbean   male average nominal wages
Trinidad and Tobago                         Latin America and the Caribbean   male average nominal wages
Uruguay                                     Latin America and the Caribbean                 12048     13563
                                                                              male average nominal wages        15824         16579      18819                                                                                               Main Ampliada (ENHA)
                                                                                                                                                 ILO SIALC Encuesta Continua de Hogares (ECH) (1995-2005); Encuesta Nacional de Hogares job Household (2006
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of           Latin America and the Caribbean                 923       1244
                                                                              male average nominal wages        1513          1928               ILO SIALC Encuesta de Hogares semester of each year.
                                                                                                                                                                           Second por Muestreo                                                           Household
Bahrain                                     Middle East                                     267       293
                                                                              male average nominal wages        294           311                Kingdom of Bahrain Labour Market Regulatory averageEmployees data. agriculture, workers in agriculture enterprises, m
                                                                                                                                                                           Annual figures are an basic wages. In regard to
                                                                                                                                                                                         Average Authority quarterly Employees Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                                                      All of      All           All                      Combination. Hou
Iraq                                        Middle East                                     357000
                                                                              male average nominal wages                                                                   Annual and Information Technology assumed as the average wage is and the industrialtotal m
                                                                                                                                                                                                       12. The is All
                                                                                                                                                 Central Organization for Statisticsdata are divided bycoverage data are an average of three surveys in manufacturing. Inwa
                                                                                                                                                                                         All employeeAll Employees Employees                             Establishment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Mining, quarrying derived from the sector
Jordan                                      Middle East                                     315       364
                                                                              male average nominal wages        379           403                            Employment Survey
                                                                                                                                                 Jordan Department of Statistics                                  All           All
                                                                                                                                                                                                      All Employees Employees Sectors                    Establishment
Kuwait                                      Middle East                       male average nominal wages
Lebanon                                     Middle East                       male average nominal wages        702000                                         Multiple Indicators Clusters Survey,construction.
                                                                                                                                                 Central Administration of Statistics    Excludes Round 3 (MICS3)
Oman                                        Middle East                                     197       218
                                                                              male average nominal wages        229           229                Oman Ministry of the National Economy refer to Omanis only.
                                                                                                                                                               Oman Statistical YearbooksData                                  Private Sector
Qatar                                       Middle East                                     6884      8100
                                                                              male average nominal wages        8484                     7882                  Labour Force
                                                                                                                                                 Qatar Statistics Authority Survey                    All Employees                                     Household
Saudi Arabia                                Middle East                       male average nominal wages
Syrian Arab Republic                        Middle East                                     8961      10552
                                                                              male average nominal wages        10967         11227      13502                 Bureau of Statistics
                                                                                                                                                 Syria CentralLabour Force Survey                                                          Main job     Household
United Arab Emirates                        Middle East                       male average nominal wages
West Bank & Gaza                            Middle East                       male average nominal wages 2039
                                                                                                 1855                  2048          2048 2039   Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics Netbeen multiplied by 5*52/12. to the PalestinianMain job
                                                                                                                                                                          Daily data have daily wage. Figures only refer
                                                                                                                                                              Labor Force Survey                      All Employees                        territory.   Household
Yemen                                       Middle East                       male average nominal wages



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country name                                          region                                    indicator                  Age
                                                                                                                Firm Coverage Coverage  Series Break              Geographic Coverage
                                                                                                                                                      Wage Definition Notes Agricultural Excluded?
Algeria                                               Africa                                    male average nominal wages
Angola                                                Africa                                    male average nominal wages
Benin                                                 Africa                                    male average nominal wages
Botswana                                              Africa                                       Establishment
                                                                                                male average nominal wages                                                     No
Burkina Faso                                          Africa                                    male average nominal wages
Burundi                                               Africa                                    male average nominal wages
Cameroon                                              Africa                                    male average nominal wages
Cape Verde                                            Africa                                    male average nominal wages
Central African Republic                              Africa                                    male average nominal wages
Chad                                                  Africa                                    male average nominal wages
Comoros                                               Africa                                    male average nominal wages
Congo                                                 Africa                                    male average nominal wages
Côte d'Ivoire                                         Africa                                    male average nominal wages
Democratic Republic of the Congo                      Africa                                    male average nominal wages 10+                                    National
Egypt                                                 Africa                                    male average nominal wages
Equatorial Guinea                                     Africa                                    male average nominal wages
Eritrea                                               Africa                                    male average nominal wages
Ethiopia                                              Africa                                    male average nominal wages
Gabon                                                 Africa                                    male average nominal wages
Gambia                                                Africa                                    male average nominal wages
Ghana                                                 Africa                                    male average nominal wages 15+                                    National
Guinea                                                Africa                                    male average nominal wages
Guinea-Bissau                                         Africa                                    male average nominal wages
Kenya                                                 Africa                                    male average nominal wages
Lesotho                                               Africa                                    male average nominal wages
Liberia                                               Africa                                    male average nominal wages
Libya                                                 Africa                                    male average nominal wages
Madagascar                                            Africa                                    male average nominal wages
Malawi                                                Africa                                    male average nominal wages
Mali                                                  Africa                                    male average nominal wages
Mauritania                                            Africa                                    male average nominal wages
Mauritius                                             Africa                                    male average nominal wages
Morocco                                               Africa                                    male average nominal wages
Mozambique                                            Africa                                    male average nominal wages
Namibia                                               Africa                                    male average nominal wages
Niger                                                 Africa                                    male average nominal wages
Nigeria                                               Africa                                    male average nominal wages
Reunion                                                                                         male average domestiques et
                      Salariés à temps complet ; Ensemble des activités hors administration publique, services nominal wages activités extra-territoriales. Annual data are divided by 12.
                                                      Africa
Rwanda                                                Africa                                    male average nominal wages
Senegal                                               Africa                                    male average nominal wages
Sierra Leone                                          Africa                                    male average nominal wages
Somalia                                               Africa                                    male average nominal wages
South Africa                                          Africa                                    male average nominal wages
Sudan                                                 Africa                                    male average nominal wages
Swaziland                                             Africa                                    male average nominal wages
Tanzania, United Republic of                          Africa                                    male average nominal wages
Togo                                                  Africa                                    male average nominal wages
Tunisia                                               Africa                                    male average nominal wages
Uganda                                                Africa                                    male average nominal wages
Zambia                                                Africa                                    male average nominal wages
Zimbabwe                                              Africa                                    male average nominal wages
Afghanistan                                           Asia                                      male average nominal wages
Bangladesh                                            Asia                                      male average nominal wages
Bhutan                                                Asia                                      male average nominal wages
Brunei                                                Asia                                      male average nominal wages
Cambodia                                              Asia                                      male average nominal wages 15+
China                                                 Asia                                      male average nominal wages
Fiji                                                  Asia                                      male average nominal wages
Hong Kong (China)                                     Asia                                                      Companies with          M(2009) EAC               National     Yes
                                                                                                male average nominal wages 10+ employees. Company size coverage varies with industry.
India                                                 Asia                                      male average nominal wages

                                                                                          ILO Global Wage Database 2010
                                                                             54 2:02 AM 1/13/2013 NOMINAL AVERAGE WAGE - MEN
country name                       region                            indicator                Age       Series Break
                                                                                   Firm Coverage Coverage                       Geographic Coverage
                                                                                                                   Wage Definition Notes Agricultural Excluded?
Indonesia                          Asia                              male average nominal wages
Iran, Islamic Republic of          Asia                              male average nominal wages
Korea (North)                      Asia                              male average nominal wages
Korea, Republic of                 Asia                                            Companies with       M(1999); M(2007)
                                                                     male average nominal wages 5+ permanent employees          National    Yes
Lao People's Democratic Republic   Asia                              male average nominal wages
Macau (China)                      Asia                              male average nominal wages
Malaysia                           Asia                              male average nominal wages
Maldives, Republic of              Asia                              male average nominal wages
Mongolia                           Asia                              male average nominal wages                                             No
Myanmar                            Asia                              male average nominal wages
Nepal                              Asia                                                       15+
                                                                     male average nominal wages                    EAC          National
Pakistan                           Asia                                                       10+
                                                                     male average nominal wages                                 National. Excludes FATA and military restricted areas.
Papua New Guinea                   Asia                              male average nominal wages
Philippines                        Asia                                                       15+
                                                                     male average nominal wages                                 National
Singapore                          Asia                                            All Sizes
                                                                     male average nominal wages                    RTD, SVI National        No
Solomon Islands                    Asia                              male average nominal wages
Sri Lanka                          Asia                              male average nominal wages
Taiwan (China)                     Asia                              male average nominal wages                    RTD, SVI National        Yes
Thailand                           Asia                                                       15+
                                                                     male average nominal wages                                 National
Timor-Leste                        Asia                              male average nominal wages
Viet Nam                           Asia                                                       15+
                                                                     male average nominal wages                    EAC          National
Australia                          Developed Economies                             All Sizes
                                                                     male average nominal wages                    RTD          National    Yes
Austria                            Developed Economies                             All Sizes
                                                                     male average nominal wages                    GINC         National    No
Belgium                            Developed Economies                             Companies with
                                                                     male average nominal wages 10+ employees      RTD, EAE National        Yes
Bulgaria                           Developed Economies                             All Sizes
                                                                     male average nominal wages                                 National    No
Canada                             Developed Economies                                        15+
                                                                     male average nominal wages                                 National
Cyprus                             Developed Economies                             All Sizes
                                                                     male average nominal wages                    EAC, EAE, SVINational    No
Czech Republic                     Developed Economies                             Companies with                               National    No
                                                                     male average nominal wages 10+ employees (business sphere); All sizes (non-business sphere)
Denmark                            Developed Economies                             Companies with
                                                                     male average nominal wages 10+ full-time employees (private sector)
Estonia                            Developed Economies               male average nominal wages
Finland                            Developed Economies                             Companies with       C(2001)
                                                                     male average nominal wages 5+ employees.      RTD          National    Yes
France                             Developed Economies                             All Sizes
                                                                     male average nominal wages                                             No
                                                                                                                                Metropolitan France.
Germany                            Developed Economies                             Companies with
                                                                     male average nominal wages 5+ employees                    EAE, SVI Yes
                                                                                                                   EAC, RTD, National
Greece                             Developed Economies               male average nominal wages
Hungary                            Developed Economies               male average nominal wages
Iceland                            Developed Economies                             Companies with       M(2006)
                                                                     male average nominal wages 11+ employees                   National    Yes
Ireland                            Developed Economies                             Companies with
                                                                     male average nominal wages 3+ employees       RTD          National    Yes
Israel                             Developed Economies                                        15+
                                                                     male average nominal wages                                 National
                                                                                                                   GINC, RTD, SVI
Italy                              Developed Economies               male average nominal wages
Japan                              Developed Economies               male average nominal wages
Latvia                             Developed Economies                             All Sizes
                                                                     male average nominal wages                    SVI          National    No
Lithuania                          Developed Economies                             All Sizes
                                                                     male average nominal wages                                 National    No
Luxembourg                         Developed Economies                 Administrative
                                                                     male average nominal wages         M(2008) RTD, SVI National           Yes
Malta                              Developed Economies                                        15+
                                                                     male average nominal wages                                 National
Netherlands                        Developed Economies                             All Sizes
                                                                     male average nominal wages         M(2009) RTD             National    No
New Zealand                        Developed Economies                                        15+
                                                                     male average nominal wages                                 National
Norway                             Developed Economies                             All Sizes
                                                                     male average nominal wages         M(2008) SVI             National    Yes
Poland                             Developed Economies                             Companies with       M(2006) RTD, SVI National
                                                                     male average nominal wages 10+ employees.
Portugal                           Developed Economies                             All Sizes
                                                                     male average nominal wages                    EAC, RTD National        No
Romania                            Developed Economies                             All Sizes
                                                                     male average nominal wages                                 SVI
                                                                                                                   RTD, EAC, National       No
Slovakia                           Developed Economies                             All Sizes
                                                                     male average nominal wages                                 National    No
Slovenia                           Developed Economies                             All Sizes
                                                                     male average nominal wages         C(2005)    RTD          National    No
Spain                              Developed Economies                             All Sizes
                                                                     male average nominal wages                                 SVI, EAR Yes
                                                                                                                   EAC, RTD, National
Sweden                             Developed Economies                             All Sizes
                                                                     male average nominal wages                    EAC, SVI National        No
Switzerland                        Developed Economies                             Companies with       M(1998) Cantonal public administration included; M(2006) communal public administration included
                                                                     male average nominal wages 3+ employees       EAC          National    Yes
United Kingdom                     Developed Economies                             All Sizes
                                                                     male average nominal wages         M(2006) RTD             National    No
United States                      Developed Economies               male average nominal wages
Albania                            Eastern Europe and Central Asia   male average nominal wages
Armenia                            Eastern Europe and Central Asia   male average nominal wages
                                                                                   All Sizes                       RTD, EAC, National
                                                                                                                                SVI         No
Azerbaijan                         Eastern Europe and Central Asia   male average nominal wages

                                                                      ILO Global Wage Database 2010
                                                         55 2:02 AM 1/13/2013 NOMINAL AVERAGE WAGE - MEN
country name                                            region                                    indicator                   Age
                                                                                                                  Firm Coverage Coverage  Series Break              Geographic Coverage
                                                                                                                                                        Wage Definition Notes Agricultural Excluded?
Belarus                                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia                           All Sizes
                                                                                                  male average nominal wages                                        SVI
                                                                                                                                                        RTD, EAC, National       No
Bosnia and Herzegovina                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia           male average nominal wages
Croatia                                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia                           All Sizes
                                                                                                  male average nominal wages              M(2003)                   National     No
Georgia                                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia              Establishment
                                                                                                  male average nominal wages              M(2006) RTD, EAE, SVI                  No
                                                                                                                                                                    National. Excludes territories of Abkhazian Autonomous Republic and Tskhinvali Region (former
Kazakhstan                                              Eastern Europe and Central Asia              Establishment
                                                                                                  male average nominal wages                            EAC         National     No
Kyrgyzstan Republic                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asia           male average nominal wages
Moldova, Republic of                                    Eastern Europe and Central Asia           male average nominal wages
Russian Federation                                      Eastern Europe and Central Asia           male average nominal wages
Serbia                                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia           male average nominal wages
Tajikistan                                              Eastern Europe and Central Asia           male average nominal wages
The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia               Eastern Europe and Central Asia           male average nominal wages
Turkey                                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia                           Companies with
                                                                                                  male average nominal wages 10+ employeesM(2010)                   National     Yes
Turkmenistan                                            Eastern Europe and Central Asia           male average nominal wages
Ukraine                                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia                           Companies with
                                                                                                  male average nominal wages 10+ employeesM(2010)                   National     No
Uzbekistan                                              Eastern Europe and Central Asia           male average nominal wages
Argentina                                               Latin America and the Caribbean           male average nominal wages  14+         M(2003)                   Urban
Bahamas (The)                                           Latin America and the Caribbean           male average nominal wages
Barbados                                                Latin America and the Caribbean           male average nominal wages
Belize                                                  Latin America and the Caribbean           male average nominal wages
Bolivia, Plurinational State of                         Latin America and the Caribbean           male average nominal wages
Brazil                                                  Latin America and the Caribbean           male average nominal wages  10+                                   Urban
Chile                                                   Latin America and the Caribbean           male average nominal wages
Colombia                                                Latin America and the Caribbean           male average nominal wages  12+         M(2002); M(2006)          Urban (1995-2000); Principle Municipalities (2001+)
Costa Rica                                              Latin America and the Caribbean                                       12+         M(2010)
                                                                                                  male average nominal wages (1995-1999); 15+ (2010+)               Urban
Cuba                                                    Latin America and the Caribbean           male average nominal wages
Dominican Republic                                      Latin America and the Caribbean           male average nominal wages
Ecuador                                                 Latin America and the Caribbean           male average nominal wages  10+                                   Urban
El Salvador                                             Latin America and the Caribbean           male average nominal wages
Guadeloupe                                                                                        male average domestiques et
                        Salariés à temps complet ; Ensemble des activités hors administration publique, services nominal wages activités extra-territoriales. Annual data are divided by 12.
                                                        Latin America and the Caribbean
Guatemala                                               Latin America and the Caribbean           male average nominal wages  15+                                   National
Guyana                                                  Latin America and the Caribbean publique, services nominal wages activités extra-territoriales. Annual data are divided by 12.
                        Salariés à temps complet ; Ensemble des activités hors administration     male average domestiques et
Haiti                                                   Latin America and the Caribbean           male average nominal wages
Honduras                                                Latin America and the Caribbean           male average nominal wages  10+                                   Urban
Jamaica                                                 Latin America and the Caribbean           male average nominal wages
Martinique                                                                                        male average domestiques et
                        Salariés à temps complet ; Ensemble des activités hors administration publique, services nominal wages activités extra-territoriales. Annual data are divided by 12.
                                                        Latin America and the Caribbean
Mexico                                                  Latin America and the Caribbean                                       12+         M(2005)
                                                                                                  male average nominal wages (1995-2004); 14+ (2005+)               Urban
Netherlands Antilles                                    Latin America and the Caribbean           male average nominal wages
Nicaragua                                               Latin America and the Caribbean           male average nominal wages
Panama                                                  Latin America and the Caribbean           male average nominal wages  15+                                   Urban
Paraguay                                                Latin America and the Caribbean           male average nominal wages
Peru                                                    Latin America and the Caribbean           male average nominal wages  14+         M(2004)                   Urban. Lima. (1995-2003); Urban (2004+)
Puerto Rico                                             Latin America and the Caribbean           male average nominal wages
Suriname                                                Latin America and the Caribbean           male average nominal wages
Trinidad and Tobago                                     Latin America and the Caribbean           male average nominal wages
Uruguay                                                 Latin America and the Caribbean           male average nominal wages  14+         M(2006)                   Urban
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of                       Latin America and the Caribbean           male average nominal wages  15+                                   National
Bahrain                                                 Middle East                                               Workers in private-sector establishments with 10 or more workers notes stage 2002. On June 2004, mandatory insurance coverage was extended to
                                                                                                  male average nominal wages                                        National     See - fourth
Iraq                                                    Middle East                                               All Sizes
                                                                                                  male average nominal wages                                                     Yes
                                                                                                                                                                    National. Excludes Kurdistan.
Jordan                                                  Middle East                                               All Sizes
                                                                                                  male average nominal wages                                        National
                                                                                                                                                        EAC, EAE, SVI
Kuwait                                                  Middle East                               male average nominal wages
Lebanon                                                 Middle East                               male average nominal wages  15+                                                No
Oman                                                    Middle East                               male average nominal wages
Qatar                                                   Middle East                               male average nominal wages  15+                       EAC         National
Saudi Arabia                                            Middle East                               male average nominal wages
Syrian Arab Republic                                    Middle East                               male average nominal wages  15+                                   National
United Arab Emirates                                    Middle East                               male average nominal wages
West Bank & Gaza                                        Middle East                               male average nominal wages  15+                       NET         West Bank and Gaza Strip. Israel and settlements included.
Yemen                                                   Middle East                               male average nominal wages



                                                                                           ILO Global Wage Database 2010
                                                                              56 2:02 AM 1/13/2013 NOMINAL AVERAGE WAGE - MEN
country name   region               indicator             Age       Series Break
                                                Firm Coverage Coverage                   Geographic Coverage
                                                                               Wage Definition Notes Agricultural Excluded?




                                     ILO Global Wage Database 2010
                        57 2:02 AM 1/13/2013 NOMINAL AVERAGE WAGE - MEN
country name                       region   indicator      definition     currency        1995     1996       1997      1998     1999     2000     2001     2002     2003     2004     2005     2006     2007
Algeria                            Africa                  wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Angola                             Africa                  wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Benin                              Africa                  wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Botswana                           Africa                  wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Burkina Faso                       Africa                  wages          FCFA
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units                              17000
Burundi                            Africa                  wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Cameroon                           Africa                  wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Cape Verde                         Africa                  wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Central African Republic           Africa                  wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Chad                               Africa                  wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Comoros                            Africa                  wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Congo                              Africa                  wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Côte d'Ivoire                      Africa                  wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Democratic Republic of the Congo   Africa                  wages          congolese franc
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units                                                                  5500
Egypt                              Africa                  wages          egyptian pound
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Equatorial Guinea                  Africa                  wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Eritrea                            Africa                  wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Ethiopia                           Africa                  wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Gabon                              Africa                  wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Gambia                             Africa                  wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Ghana                              Africa                  wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Guinea                             Africa                  wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Guinea-Bissau                      Africa                  wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Kenya                              Africa                  wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Lesotho                            Africa                  wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Liberia                            Africa                  wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Libya                              Africa                  wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Madagascar                         Africa                  wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Malawi                             Africa                  wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Mali                               Africa                  wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Mauritania                         Africa                  wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Mauritius                          Africa                  wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Morocco                            Africa                  wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Mozambique                         Africa                  wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Namibia                            Africa                  wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Niger                              Africa                  wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Nigeria                            Africa                  wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Reunion                            Africa                  wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Rwanda                             Africa                  wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Senegal                            Africa   median nominal gross median nominalfranc
                                                           wages                          114662 111864 113975
                                                                          CFA monthly wages in local currency units     123700   134736   139400   149152   152286   142133   139938   142133   141578
Sierra Leone                       Africa                  wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Somalia                            Africa                  wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
South Africa                       Africa                  wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Sudan                              Africa                  wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Swaziland                          Africa                  wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Tanzania, United Republic of       Africa                  wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Togo                               Africa                  wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Tunisia                            Africa                  wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Uganda                             Africa                  wages          shilling
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units                                                                                    140000
Zambia                             Africa                  wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Zimbabwe                           Africa                  wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Afghanistan                        Asia                    wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Bangladesh                         Asia                    wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Bhutan                             Asia                    wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Brunei                             Asia                    wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Cambodia                           Asia                    wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
China                              Asia                    wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Fiji                               Asia                    wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Hong Kong (China)                  Asia                    wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
India                              Asia                    wages
                                            median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units

                                                                  ILO Global Wage Database 2010
                                                         58 2:02 AM 1/13/2013 NOMINAL MEDIAN WAGE
country name                       region                            indicator      definition     currency         1995    1996       1997      1998     1999     2000     2001     2002     2003     2004     2005     2006     2007
Indonesia                          Asia                                             wages
                                                                     median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Iran, Islamic Republic of          Asia                                             wages
                                                                     median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Korea (North)                      Asia                                             wages
                                                                     median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Korea, Republic of                 Asia                              median nominal gross median nominal korean won20000 local currency units
                                                                                    wages          south monthly wages in 811000 887000
                                                                                                                    7                            915000   954000   1023150 1086173 1179000 1273000 1353000 1469000 1552000 1618000
Lao People's Democratic Republic   Asia                                             wages
                                                                     median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Macau (China)                      Asia                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                    wages          macau pataca             4914       5221      5050     4920     4822     4658     4672     4801     5167     5773     6701     7800
Malaysia                           Asia                                             wages
                                                                     median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Maldives, Republic of              Asia                                             wages
                                                                     median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Mongolia                           Asia                                             wages
                                                                     median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Myanmar                            Asia                                             wages
                                                                     median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Nepal                              Asia                                             wages
                                                                     median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Pakistan                           Asia                                             wages
                                                                     median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Papua New Guinea                   Asia                                             wages
                                                                     median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Philippines                        Asia                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                    wages          philippine peso                                                          4716     4868     5183     5183     5217     5254     5578
Singapore                          Asia                                             wages
                                                                     median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Solomon Islands                    Asia                                             wages
                                                                     median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Sri Lanka                          Asia                                             wages
                                                                     median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Taiwan (China)                     Asia                                             wages
                                                                     median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Thailand                           Asia                                             wages
                                                                     median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Timor-Leste                        Asia                                             wages
                                                                     median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Viet Nam                           Asia                                             wages
                                                                     median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Australia                          Developed Economies               median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                    wages          australian dollars 162
                                                                                                                    2                  2210      2310     2392     2561     2600     2708     2808     2916     3033     3250     3402
Austria                            Developed Economies               median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                    wages          euro                                1651      1670     1703     1730     1760     1785     1809     1830     1860     1903     1968
Belgium                            Developed Economies               median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                    wages          euro                                                   1893     1947     2018     2056     2137     2204     2227     2292     2342
Bulgaria                           Developed Economies                              wages
                                                                     median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Canada                             Developed Economies               median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                    wages          canadian dollar                     2272      2316     2383     2438     2499     2576     2600     2624     2750     2816     2917
Cyprus                             Developed Economies                              wages
                                                                     median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Czech Republic                     Developed Economies               median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                    wages          czech crown                                                                       15542    16707    17706    18589    19512    20908
Denmark                            Developed Economies               median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                    wages          danish krone                                                    27019    28884    29590    30863    30766    31852    32944    34696
Estonia                            Developed Economies                              wages          euro
                                                                     median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units                                                                  428      518      643
Finland                            Developed Economies               median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                    wages                           9648    10065      10137     10493    10793    11319    1972     2047     2118     2198     2279     2344     2428
France                             Developed Economies                              wages
                                                                     median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Germany                            Developed Economies                              wages
                                                                     median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Greece                             Developed Economies                              wages
                                                                     median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Hungary                            Developed Economies                              wages
                                                                     median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Iceland                            Developed Economies               median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                    wages          krona                                         109000   122000   138000   153000   166000   180000   185000   210000   228000   252000
Ireland                            Developed Economies                              wages
                                                                     median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Israel                             Developed Economies               median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                    wages          new israel shekel 091
                                                                                                                    3       3484       3992      4293     4561     4830     5006     5122     5078     5156     5131     5246     5547
Italy                              Developed Economies                              wages
                                                                     median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Japan                              Developed Economies               median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                    wages                                                                                   269500            266400   265400   264600   264600   263100
Latvia                             Developed Economies                              wages          lats
                                                                     median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Lithuania                          Developed Economies                              wages
                                                                     median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Luxembourg                         Developed Economies                              wages          euro             2356
                                                                     median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units                                       3033                                3408
Malta                              Developed Economies               median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                    wages                                                                          789      835      878      913      910      947      974      1009
Netherlands                        Developed Economies                              wages
                                                                     median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
New Zealand                        Developed Economies               median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                    wages          new zealand dollar                            2244     2253     2318     2383     2448     2535     2613     2765     2909     3070
Norway                             Developed Economies               median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                    wages          kroner                              17871     19314    19979    20962    21746    23177    23923    24821    25575    26700    28238
Poland                             Developed Economies               median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                    wages          zloty            617     718        946       1090     1487              1826     1821              1951              2130
Portugal                           Developed Economies               median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                    wages          euros            424     448        460       486      499      526               589      607      626      648      668      693
Romania                            Developed Economies                              wages
                                                                     median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Slovakia                           Developed Economies               median nominal gross median nominal monthly (2002-2008); euro (2009+)
                                                                                    wages          slovak koruna wages in local currency units                                       11894    12469    13544    14836    15425    16917
Slovenia                           Developed Economies                              wages
                                                                     median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Spain                              Developed Economies               median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                    wages                                                                                                              1223     1261     1312     1393
Sweden                             Developed Economies                              wages          swedish krona
                                                                     median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units                                                                  21600    22200    23000
Switzerland                        Developed Economies               median nominal gross median nominal francs wages in local currency units
                                                                                    wages          swiss monthly            4988                 5104              5220              5417              5548              5674
United Kingdom                     Developed Economies               median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                    wages          pounds                              1165      1214     1257     1298     1354     1407     1451     1497     1513     1573     1629
United States                      Developed Economies               median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                    wages          united states dollar
                                                                                                                    2076    2123       2180      2271     2379     2496     2583     2635     2687     2765     2821     2908     3012
Albania                            Eastern Europe and Central Asia                  wages
                                                                     median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Armenia                            Eastern Europe and Central Asia   median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                    wages          drams                                                                                                                          50000
Azerbaijan                         Eastern Europe and Central Asia   median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                    wages          manat                    22         18        25       35       25       35       25       25       75       81       116      451

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country name                                region                            indicator      definition     currency         1995    1996       1997      1998     1999     2000     2001     2002     2003     2004     2005     2006     2007
Belarus                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asia                  wages
                                                                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Bosnia and Herzegovina                      Eastern Europe and Central Asia                  wages
                                                                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Croatia                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asia                  wages
                                                                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Georgia                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asia                  wages
                                                                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Kazakhstan                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia                  wages
                                                                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Kyrgyzstan Republic                         Eastern Europe and Central Asia                  wages
                                                                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Moldova, Republic of                        Eastern Europe and Central Asia                  wages          lei
                                                                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units                                                                           1000     1200
Russian Federation                          Eastern Europe and Central Asia                  wages
                                                                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Serbia                                      Eastern Europe and Central Asia                  wages
                                                                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Tajikistan                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia                  wages
                                                                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia   Eastern Europe and Central Asia                  wages
                                                                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Turkey                                      Eastern Europe and Central Asia   median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                             wages                                                                                                                                583
Turkmenistan                                Eastern Europe and Central Asia                  wages
                                                                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Ukraine                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asia                  wages
                                                                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Uzbekistan                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia                  wages
                                                                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Argentina                                   Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                             wages          argentine peso           450        450       460      450      450      400      400      420      500      700      850      1100
Bahamas (The)                               Latin America and the Caribbean                  wages
                                                                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Barbados                                    Latin America and the Caribbean                  wages
                                                                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Belize                                      Latin America and the Caribbean                  wages
                                                                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Bolivia, Plurinational State of             Latin America and the Caribbean                  wages
                                                                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Brazil                                      Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                             wages          brazilian real                                                                             477      499      523      598      612
Chile                                       Latin America and the Caribbean                  wages
                                                                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Colombia                                    Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                             wages          colombian peso 160000 200000 240000           285000   300000   300000            343000   369000   399600   426100   460000   549883
Costa Rica                                  Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                             wages          colon            49451                                          90930    104396   115000   125570   136264   150000   170000   190330
Cuba                                        Latin America and the Caribbean                  wages
                                                                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Dominican Republic                          Latin America and the Caribbean                  wages          dominican peso
                                                                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Ecuador                                     Latin America and the Caribbean                  wages                           136
                                                                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                                            united states dollar     157        150       138      85       82       120      180      180      210      215      228      240
El Salvador                                 Latin America and the Caribbean                  wages
                                                                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Guadeloupe                                  Latin America and the Caribbean                  wages
                                                                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Guatemala                                   Latin America and the Caribbean                  wages
                                                                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Guyana                                      Latin America and the Caribbean                  wages
                                                                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Haiti                                       Latin America and the Caribbean                  wages
                                                                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Honduras                                    Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                             wages          lempira          700                                                     2000     2000     2250     2400     2800     3000     3200
Jamaica                                     Latin America and the Caribbean                  wages
                                                                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Martinique                                  Latin America and the Caribbean                  wages
                                                                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Mexico                                      Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                             wages          pesos            903     1200       1400      1720     2064     2580     3000     3096     3440     3440     3655     3900     4200
Netherlands Antilles                        Latin America and the Caribbean                  wages
                                                                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Nicaragua                                   Latin America and the Caribbean                  wages
                                                                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Panama                                      Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                             wages          balboa           312                                            350      300      300      300      300      350      350      355
Paraguay                                    Latin America and the Caribbean                  wages          guarani
                                                                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Peru                                        Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                             wages          nuevo sol        425                620       700      703      726      689      728      683      592      578      624      676
Puerto Rico                                 Latin America and the Caribbean                  wages
                                                                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Suriname                                    Latin America and the Caribbean                  wages
                                                                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Trinidad and Tobago                         Latin America and the Caribbean                  wages
                                                                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Uruguay                                     Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                             wages          uruguayan peso                                                  5000     4874     5000     5131     5600     5975     6973     8076
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of           Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
                                                                                             wages          bolivar          34      58         83        120      120      144      168      200      240      321      405      600      800
Bahrain                                     Middle East                                      wages
                                                                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Iraq                                        Middle East                                      wages
                                                                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Jordan                                      Middle East                                      wages
                                                                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Kuwait                                      Middle East                                      wages
                                                                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Lebanon                                     Middle East                                      wages
                                                                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Oman                                        Middle East                                      wages
                                                                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Qatar                                       Middle East                                      wages
                                                                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Saudi Arabia                                Middle East                                      wages
                                                                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Syrian Arab Republic                        Middle East                                      wages
                                                                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
United Arab Emirates                        Middle East                                      wages          emirati dirham
                                                                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
West Bank & Gaza                            Middle East                                      wages
                                                                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units
Yemen                                       Middle East                                      wages
                                                                              median nominal gross median nominal monthly wages in local currency units



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country name   region   indicator    definition   currency   1995    1996      1997   1998   1999   2000   2001   2002   2003   2004   2005   2006   2007




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country name                       region   indicator      2008    2009   2010   2011   source                                  source
                                                                                                      source surveysource calculation notes Employee Coverage Sector Coverage
                                                                                                                                                      Wage Calculation             Survey Type
                                                                                                                                                                         Job Coverage
Algeria                            Africa   median nominal wages
Angola                             Africa   median nominal wages
Benin                              Africa   median nominal wages
Botswana                           Africa   median nominal wages
Burkina Faso                       Africa   median nominal wages                                       Enquete 1-2-3                             All Employees
                                                                                        National Institute of Statistics and Demography for Burkina Faso                              Main job       Household
Burundi                            Africa   median nominal wages
Cameroon                           Africa   median nominal wages
Cape Verde                         Africa   median nominal wages
Central African Republic           Africa   median nominal wages
Chad                               Africa   median nominal wages
Comoros                            Africa   median nominal wages
Congo                              Africa   median nominal wages
Côte d'Ivoire                      Africa   median nominal wages
Democratic Republic of the Congo   Africa   median nominal wages                                                                                 All
                                                                                                      Enquete Republique Democratique du Congo Employees
                                                                                        Ministère du Plan de la1-2-3                                                            Main job             Household
Egypt                              Africa   median nominal wages   1018                                                                          Full-time
                                                                                                                     Weekly data are and Statistics
                                                                                        Egypt Central Employment, Wages and Workmultiplied by 52/12. Employees Employees
                                                                                                      Agency for Public Mobilization Hours Bulletin, 2009 Full-time All Sectors                      Establishment
Equatorial Guinea                  Africa   median nominal wages
Eritrea                            Africa   median nominal wages
Ethiopia                           Africa   median nominal wages
Gabon                              Africa   median nominal wages
Gambia                             Africa   median nominal wages
Ghana                              Africa   median nominal wages
Guinea                             Africa   median nominal wages
Guinea-Bissau                      Africa   median nominal wages
Kenya                              Africa   median nominal wages
Lesotho                            Africa   median nominal wages
Liberia                            Africa   median nominal wages
Libya                              Africa   median nominal wages
Madagascar                         Africa   median nominal wages
Malawi                             Africa   median nominal wages
Mali                               Africa   median nominal wages
Mauritania                         Africa   median nominal wages
Mauritius                          Africa   median nominal wages
Morocco                            Africa   median nominal wages
Mozambique                         Africa   median nominal wages
Namibia                            Africa   median nominal wages
Niger                              Africa   median nominal wages
Nigeria                            Africa   median nominal wages
Reunion                            Africa   median nominal wages
Rwanda                             Africa   median nominal wages
Senegal                            Africa   median nominal wages                                                      Constructed using tables on pages 49 and 50 of Ballé Sylla,
                                                                                        Senegal Les salaires : etat des lieux, tendances et evolution recentes, Momar the report. aout 2009, mimeo
Sierra Leone                       Africa   median nominal wages
Somalia                            Africa   median nominal wages
South Africa                       Africa   median nominal wages
Sudan                              Africa   median nominal wages
Swaziland                          Africa   median nominal wages
Tanzania, United Republic of       Africa   median nominal wages
Togo                               Africa   median nominal wages
Tunisia                            Africa   median nominal wages
Uganda                             Africa   median nominal wages                                    Uganda Employment and Earning Survey Report 2009 Full-time Equivalent
                                                                                        Uganda Bureau of Statistics                       Full-time Equivalent
                                                                                                                            Covers the following sectors: Agriculture, Manufacturing, Construction, Hotels, Finan
                                                                                                                                                                   Selected                Establishment
Zambia                             Africa   median nominal wages
Zimbabwe                           Africa   median nominal wages
Afghanistan                        Asia     median nominal wages
Bangladesh                         Asia     median nominal wages
Bhutan                             Asia     median nominal wages
Brunei                             Asia     median nominal wages
Cambodia                           Asia     median nominal wages
China                              Asia     median nominal wages
Fiji                               Asia     median nominal wages
Hong Kong (China)                  Asia     median nominal wages
India                              Asia     median nominal wages

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country name                       region                            indicator      2008      2009     2010     2011     source                                  source
                                                                                                                                       source surveysource calculation notes Employee Coverage Sector Coverage
                                                                                                                                                                                       Wage Calculation             Survey Type
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Job Coverage
Indonesia                          Asia                              median nominal wages
Iran, Islamic Republic of          Asia                              median nominal wages
Korea (North)                      Asia                              median nominal wages
Korea, Republic of                 Asia                              median nominal 1717000
                                                                                    wages     1762000 1824000                          Survey Korea                           Full-time Full-time Private Sector
                                                                                                                         Ministry of Labour of on Labor Conditions by Employment Type Employees Employees                            Establishment
Lao People's Democratic Republic   Asia                              median nominal wages
Macau (China)                      Asia                              median nominal 8000
                                                                                    wages     8500     9000     10000    Statistics and Census Service Macao SAR Government
Malaysia                           Asia                              median nominal wages
Maldives, Republic of              Asia                              median nominal wages
Mongolia                           Asia                              median nominal wages
Myanmar                            Asia                              median nominal wages
Nepal                              Asia                              median nominal wages
Pakistan                           Asia                              median nominal wages
Papua New Guinea                   Asia                              median nominal wages
Philippines                        Asia                              median nominal 6058
                                                                                    wages     6327     6454     6579                                    the Phillipines(1) The LFS collects basic is divided by corresponding normal Householdcommission
                                                                                                                         National Statistical Office ofSurvey individual basis, daily basic pay pay only. Data exclude pay of job hours working per day.
                                                                                                                                        Labour Force On a per                       All Employees                         Main workers paid on
Singapore                          Asia                              median nominal wages
Solomon Islands                    Asia                              median nominal wages
Sri Lanka                          Asia                              median nominal wages
Taiwan (China)                     Asia                              median nominal wages
Thailand                           Asia                              median nominal wages
Timor-Leste                        Asia                              median nominal wages
Viet Nam                           Asia                              median nominal wages
Australia                          Developed Economies               median nominal 3488
                                                                                    wages     3683     3835     3900                    Employee Earnings, Benefits, and Trade UnionEmployees Jobs.
                                                                                                                         Australian Bureau of Statistics                          All Membership
                                                                                                                                                                   Median Weekly Earnings
                                                                                                                                                      Weekly data are multiplied by 52/12. in All                   All jobs Household
Austria                            Developed Economies               median nominal 2021
                                                                                    wages     2037     2043                             General Income Report are divided by 12. personal income of employees from alljobs
                                                                                                                         Statistics Austria                                       All        All        All
                                                                                                                                                      Annual data Data refer to the Employees Employees Sectors All sources.Administrative not
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Apprentices are
Belgium                            Developed Economies               median nominal wages                                               Structure Economy                         All Employees
                                                                                                                         Belgium Ministry of the of Earnings SurveyExcludes NACE rev. 2 sectors: A, O, TAll Sectors          Establishment
Bulgaria                           Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Canada                             Developed Economies               median nominal 3033
                                                                                    wages     3120     3167     3250     Statistics Canada             Weekly
                                                                                                                                         Labor Force Survey data multiplied by 52/12.                                     Main job Household
Cyprus                             Developed Economies               median nominal wages     1526     1566                              Social Insurance
                                                                                                                         Statistical Service of Cyprus Services                                                                       Administrative
Czech Republic                     Developed Economies               median nominal 22217
                                                                                    wages     22229    22608    21826                    Structure
                                                                                                                         Czech Statistical Office of Earnings Survey                                          All Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Employees working at least
                                                                                                                                                                                      Employees working at least 30 hours. 30 hours.Combination. Establis
Denmark                            Developed Economies               median nominal 35799
                                                                                    wages     37787                      Statistics Denmark                                           All         Full-time EquivalentSector
                                                                                                                                                       Data are multiplied by total earnings minus pension contributions as contributions include those from
                                                                                                                                         Structure of Earnings Statistics forare 37*52/12.EmployeesEmployees  Private
                                                                                                                                                                       Data the Private Sector, All                                   Establishment
Estonia                            Developed Economies               median nominal 735
                                                                                    wages                                                Earnings Survey
                                                                                                                         Statistics Estonia                                                       Full-time
                                                                                                                                                                                      Full-time Employees Employees
Finland                            Developed Economies               median nominal 2551
                                                                                    wages     2645     2717              Statistics Finland
                                                                                                                                         Structure of Earnings Survey                             Full-time All Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                                      Full-time Employees Employees                   Establishment
France                             Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Germany                            Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Greece                             Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Hungary                            Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Iceland                            Developed Economies               median nominal 267000
                                                                                    wages     282000   294000   307000                   Icelandic Survey on Wages, Earnings, and Labour Costs
                                                                                                                         Statistics Iceland                                                  Full-time wholesale
                                                                                                                                                                                  All Employees           Selected
                                                                                                                                                                    Covers manufacturing, construction, Equivalentand retail trade; repair, transport stora
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Establishment
Ireland                            Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Israel                             Developed Economies               median nominal 5729
                                                                                    wages     5846     5984                             Income Survey
                                                                                                                         Israel Central Bureau of Statistics        Refers to gross monthly income from wages and salaries. In 2000 and 2001, East Jeru
                                                                                                                                                                                  All Employees                      All jobs     Household
Italy                              Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Japan                              Developed Economies               median nominal 262100
                                                                                    wages     256800                     Japan MinistryBasic Survey on Wage Structure
                                                                                                                                          of Health Labor and Welfare Contractual cash earnings for ordinary workers.
                                                                                                                                                                                    Full-time Employees Employees
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Full-time Private Sector
Latvia                             Developed Economies               median nominal 356
                                                                                    wages     319      303      321                      State Revenue Quarterly data Refers to DataAllfrom paidAll Employees Sectors
                                                                                                                         Statistics Latvia             Service Administrative income Employees
                                                                                                                                                                      are averaged.               employment.All                     Administrative
Lithuania                          Developed Economies               median nominal wages              1638     1689                     State
                                                                                                                         Statistics Lithuania Social Insurance Fund Board (SODRA)   Full-time Employees Employees
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Full-time All Sectors               Combination. Establi
Luxembourg                         Developed Economies               median nominal wages                                                Structure                                  Full-time Full-time Private Sector
                                                                                                                         STATEC Luxembourg of Earnings SurveyNACE rev1 C-K only. Employees Employees                                 Establishment
Malta                              Developed Economies               median nominal 1039
                                                                                    wages     1062     1106     1143                     Annual Labour Force
                                                                                                                         Malta National Statistics Office                           All Employees                      Main job      Household
Netherlands                        Developed Economies               median nominal wages
New Zealand                        Developed Economies               median nominal 3158
                                                                                    wages     3293     3333     3467     Statistics New New Zealand Income Survey are multiplied by 52/12.
                                                                                                                                         Zealand        Weekly figures
Norway                             Developed Economies               median nominal 29900
                                                                                    wages     30900    32200    33300                   Wage
                                                                                                                         Statistics Norway Statistics, All Employees refer to the mean value in the 5th decile.
                                                                                                                                                                     Data                      Full-time Equivalent
                                                                                                                                                                                   All Employees           All Sectors             Establishment
Poland                             Developed Economies               median nominal 2640
                                                                                    wages              2907              Central Statistical Office of Poland SurveyEmployee coverage changed from full-timeSectors
                                                                                                                                        Structure of Earnings                      All Employees           All employees only, to full-time equivalent em
                                                                                                                                                                                               Full-time Equivalent                Establishment
Portugal                           Developed Economies               median nominal 722
                                                                                    wages     741                        Gabinete de Estratégia e Planeamento (GEP) do Ministério do Trabalho e da Solidariedade Social
                                                                                                                                        Quadros de Pessoal           Gross earningsFull-time Employees Employees
                                                                                                                                                                                               Full-time Private Sector            Administrative
Romania                            Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Slovakia                           Developed Economies               median nominal 18348
                                                                                    wages     630      651      670                      Structure of Earnings Survey
                                                                                                                         Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic                                      All
                                                                                                                                                                                   All Employees Employees Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                                              All                                    Establishment
Slovenia                           Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Spain                              Developed Economies               median nominal 1520
                                                                                    wages     1567     1585                              Statistics Institute
                                                                                                                         Spain NationalAnnual Structure of EarningsAgriculture and activities of housesholds asSectors
                                                                                                                                                                       Survey                    All
                                                                                                                                                                                     All Employees Employees employers (T) and activities of extraterrito
                                                                                                                                                                                                             All                  Establishment
Sweden                             Developed Economies               median nominal 24000
                                                                                    wages     24900    25300    25900    Statistics Sweden
                                                                                                                                       Salary Structures, whole economy                          All
                                                                                                                                                                                     All Employees Employees Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                                                             All                  Establishment
Switzerland                        Developed Economies               median nominal 5823
                                                                                    wages              5979              Swiss Federal Structure of Earnings Survey
                                                                                                                                        Statistical Office                           All Employees           All Sectors
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Full-time Equivalent             Establishment
United Kingdom                     Developed Economies               median nominal 1685
                                                                                    wages     1721     1750     1750                   Annual           Weekly data are multiplied by 52/12.
                                                                                                                                                                                     All Employees Employees Sectors
                                                                                                                         UK National StatisticsSurvey of Hours and Earnings - Workplace Analysis All         All                  Establishment
United States                      Developed Economies               median nominal 3129
                                                                                    wages     3202     3237     3276     US Bureau of Labor Statistics                Data
                                                                                                                                                        Data are multiplied by 52/12.Full-time Employees Employees
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Full-time
                                                                                                                                       Current Population Survey (CPS) refer to full time wage and salary workers.       Main job Household
Albania                            Eastern Europe and Central Asia   median nominal wages
Armenia                            Eastern Europe and Central Asia   median nominal 60000
                                                                                    wages     60000    70000    65000                    Households of Armenia                     All Employees
                                                                                                                         National Statistics Service Integrated Living Condition Survey                                 Main job     Household
Azerbaijan                         Eastern Europe and Central Asia   median nominal 551
                                                                                    wages                                State Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan

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country name                                region                            indicator      2008     2009     2010     2011    source                                 source
                                                                                                                                             source surveysource calculation notes Employee Coverage Sector Coverage
                                                                                                                                                                                             Wage Calculation             Survey Type
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Job Coverage
Belarus                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asia   median nominal wages
Bosnia and Herzegovina                      Eastern Europe and Central Asia   median nominal wages
Croatia                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asia   median nominal wages
Georgia                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asia   median nominal wages
Kazakhstan                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia   median nominal wages
Kyrgyzstan Republic                         Eastern Europe and Central Asia   median nominal wages
Moldova, Republic of                        Eastern Europe and Central Asia   median nominal 1500
                                                                                             wages    1600     1800     1900                 Labour Force Moldova
                                                                                                                                National Bureau of StatisticsSurvey                    All Employees                   Main job   Household
Russian Federation                          Eastern Europe and Central Asia   median nominal wages
Serbia                                      Eastern Europe and Central Asia   median nominal wages
Tajikistan                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia   median nominal wages
The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia   Eastern Europe and Central Asia   median nominal wages
Turkey                                      Eastern Europe and Central Asia   median nominal wages             868              TurkStat                                               Full-time Employees Employees
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Full-time
                                                                                                                                             Structure of Earnings SurveySectors B-N, P-S under NACE Rev2.                        Establishment
Turkmenistan                                Eastern Europe and Central Asia   median nominal wages
Ukraine                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asia   median nominal wages
Uzbekistan                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia   median nominal wages
Argentina                                   Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal 1400
                                                                                             wages    1760     2000                                                               (1996-2002);                     Main job    Contínua
                                                                                                                                ILO-SIALC Encuestas Permanentes de Hogares PuntualAll EmployeesEncuestas Permanentes de HogaresHousehold(2003-2009
Bahamas (The)                               Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages
Barbados                                    Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages
Belize                                      Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages
Bolivia, Plurinational State of             Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages
Brazil                                      Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal 699
                                                                                             wages    778      815      936                                  Annual Statistics (IBGE)
                                                                                                                                Brazilian Institute of Geography and figuresIncome average received fordata.
                                                                                                                                               Monthly Employment Survey are an usually of monthly a given month.
                                                                                                                                                                             (PME)                                     Main job   Household
Chile                                       Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages
Colombia                                    Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal 606167
                                                                                             wages    633500   690000                                                                                               All jobs (1995-2000); Main job (2
                                                                                                                                ILO SIALC Encuesta Nacional de Hogares (ENH) (1995-2000); Encuesta Continua de Hogares Continua Household
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 (ECH) (2002-2005);
Costa Rica                                  Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal 219780
                                                                                             wages    252747   275000                                                                                               Main job Household
                                                                                                                                ILO SIALC Encuesta de Hogares de Propósitos Múltiples (EHPM) (1995-2009); Encuesta Nacional de Hogares (ENAHO) (20
Cuba                                        Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages
Dominican Republic                          Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages
Ecuador                                     Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal 270
                                                                                             wages    280      306      352     ILO SIALC Encuesta Nacional de Empleo, Desempleo beSubempleo from Sucres into dollars Main job average exchange rate. L
                                                                                                                                                                    Pre-2000 can y converted (ENEMDU)                 using the Household
El Salvador                                 Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages
Guadeloupe                                  Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages
Guatemala                                   Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages
Guyana                                      Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages
Haiti                                       Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages
Honduras                                    Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal 3668
                                                                                             wages    4000     4030             ILO SIALC Encuesta Permanente de Hogares de Propósitos Múltiples (EPHPM)               Main job   Household
Jamaica                                     Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages
Martinique                                  Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages
Mexico                                      Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal 4300
                                                                                             wages    4300     4300     4400    ILO SIALC Encuesta Nacional de Empleo (1995-2004); Encuesta Nacional de Ocupación y Empleo (2005-2009)
                                                                                                                                                                    Second quarter of each year.                               Household
Netherlands Antilles                        Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages
Nicaragua                                   Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages
Panama                                      Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal 400
                                                                                             wages    400      435              ILO SIALC Encuesta de Hogares            August of each year.                          Main job   Household
Paraguay                                    Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages
Peru                                        Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal 744
                                                                                             wages    799      800                                                                                                  Main job Household
                                                                                                                                ILO SIALC Encuesta de Hogares Especializada de Niveles de Empleo (ENIVE) (1995-2003); Encuesta Nacional de Hogares (E
Puerto Rico                                 Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages
Suriname                                    Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages
Trinidad and Tobago                         Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages
Uruguay                                     Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal 8900
                                                                                             wages    10249    11319    13345                                                                                       Main job
                                                                                                                                ILO SIALC Encuesta Continua de Hogares (ECH) (1995-2005); Encuesta Nacional de Hogares AmpliadaHousehold
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                (ENHA) (2006+)
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of           Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal 1100
                                                                                             wages    1300     1700                                    Second semester of each year.
                                                                                                                                ILO SIALC Encuesta de Hogares por Muestreo                                                     Household
Bahrain                                     Middle East                       median nominal wages
Iraq                                        Middle East                       median nominal wages
Jordan                                      Middle East                       median nominal wages
Kuwait                                      Middle East                       median nominal wages
Lebanon                                     Middle East                       median nominal wages
Oman                                        Middle East                       median nominal wages
Qatar                                       Middle East                       median nominal wages
Saudi Arabia                                Middle East                       median nominal wages
Syrian Arab Republic                        Middle East                       median nominal wages
United Arab Emirates                        Middle East                       median nominal 3000
                                                                                             wages    3200                                   Labour National Bureau of Statistics
                                                                                                                                United Arab Emirates Force Survey
West Bank & Gaza                            Middle East                       median nominal wages
Yemen                                       Middle East                       median nominal wages



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country name   region   indicator      2008    2009    2010    2011   source                             source
                                                                               source surveysource calculation notes Employee Coverage Sector Coverage
                                                                                                                               Wage Calculation             Survey Type
                                                                                                                                                  Job Coverage




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country name                       region   indicator                Age        Series Break
                                                           Firm Coverage Coverage                    Geographic Coverage
                                                                                           Wage Definition Notes Agricultural Excluded?
Algeria                            Africa   median nominal wages
Angola                             Africa   median nominal wages
Benin                              Africa   median nominal wages
Botswana                           Africa   median nominal wages
Burkina Faso                       Africa   median nominal wages     10+                             Urban. Ouagadougou.
Burundi                            Africa   median nominal wages
Cameroon                           Africa   median nominal wages
Cape Verde                         Africa   median nominal wages
Central African Republic           Africa   median nominal wages
Chad                               Africa   median nominal wages
Comoros                            Africa   median nominal wages
Congo                              Africa   median nominal wages
Côte d'Ivoire                      Africa   median nominal wages
Democratic Republic of the Congo   Africa   median nominal wages     10+                             National
Egypt                              Africa   median nominal Companies with 10+ employees
                                                           wages                                     National    No
Equatorial Guinea                  Africa   median nominal wages
Eritrea                            Africa   median nominal wages
Ethiopia                           Africa   median nominal wages
Gabon                              Africa   median nominal wages
Gambia                             Africa   median nominal wages
Ghana                              Africa   median nominal wages
Guinea                             Africa   median nominal wages
Guinea-Bissau                      Africa   median nominal wages
Kenya                              Africa   median nominal wages
Lesotho                            Africa   median nominal wages
Liberia                            Africa   median nominal wages
Libya                              Africa   median nominal wages
Madagascar                         Africa   median nominal wages
Malawi                             Africa   median nominal wages
Mali                               Africa   median nominal wages
Mauritania                         Africa   median nominal wages
Mauritius                          Africa   median nominal wages
Morocco                            Africa   median nominal wages
Mozambique                         Africa   median nominal wages
Namibia                            Africa   median nominal wages
Niger                              Africa   median nominal wages
Nigeria                            Africa   median nominal wages
Reunion                            Africa   median nominal wages
Rwanda                             Africa   median nominal wages
Senegal                            Africa   median nominal wages
Sierra Leone                       Africa   median nominal wages
Somalia                            Africa   median nominal wages
South Africa                       Africa   median nominal wages
Sudan                              Africa   median nominal wages
Swaziland                          Africa   median nominal wages
Tanzania, United Republic of       Africa   median nominal wages
Togo                               Africa   median nominal wages
Tunisia                            Africa   median nominal wages
Uganda                             Africa   median nominal Companies with 15+ employees
                                                           wages                                     National    No
Zambia                             Africa   median nominal wages
Zimbabwe                           Africa   median nominal wages
Afghanistan                        Asia     median nominal wages
Bangladesh                         Asia     median nominal wages
Bhutan                             Asia     median nominal wages
Brunei                             Asia     median nominal wages
Cambodia                           Asia     median nominal wages
China                              Asia     median nominal wages
Fiji                               Asia     median nominal wages
Hong Kong (China)                  Asia     median nominal wages
India                              Asia     median nominal wages

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country name                       region                            indicator                 Age
                                                                                     Firm Coverage Coverage            Wage Definition Notes Agricultural Excluded?
                                                                                                            Series Break           Geographic Coverage
Indonesia                          Asia                              median nominal wages
Iran, Islamic Republic of          Asia                              median nominal wages
Korea (North)                      Asia                              median nominal wages
Korea, Republic of                 Asia                                                                     M(1999);               from 1999 Yes
                                                                     median nominal Companies with at least 5+ permanent employees National
                                                                                     wages
Lao People's Democratic Republic   Asia                              median nominal wages
Macau (China)                      Asia                              median nominal wages
Malaysia                           Asia                              median nominal wages
Maldives, Republic of              Asia                              median nominal wages
Mongolia                           Asia                              median nominal wages
Myanmar                            Asia                              median nominal wages
Nepal                              Asia                              median nominal wages
Pakistan                           Asia                              median nominal wages
Papua New Guinea                   Asia                              median nominal wages
Philippines                        Asia                              median nominal wages      15+                                 National
Singapore                          Asia                              median nominal wages
Solomon Islands                    Asia                              median nominal wages
Sri Lanka                          Asia                              median nominal wages
Taiwan (China)                     Asia                              median nominal wages
Thailand                           Asia                              median nominal wages
Timor-Leste                        Asia                              median nominal wages
Viet Nam                           Asia                              median nominal wages
Australia                          Developed Economies               median nominal wages      15+          M(2007)                National
Austria                            Developed Economies               median nominal All Sizes
                                                                                     wages                             GINC        National    No
Belgium                            Developed Economies               median nominal Companies with 10+ employees
                                                                                     wages                                         National    Yes
Bulgaria                           Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Canada                             Developed Economies               median nominal wages      15+                                 National
Cyprus                             Developed Economies                   Administrative
                                                                     median nominal wages
Czech Republic                     Developed Economies                                                                             National    No
                                                                     median nominal Companies with 10+ employees (business sphere); All sizes (non-business sphere)
                                                                                     wages
Denmark                            Developed Economies                                                                 EAC
                                                                     median nominal Companies with 10+ full-time employees
                                                                                     wages                                         National
Estonia                            Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Finland                            Developed Economies                                                      C(2001)
                                                                     median nominal Companies with 5+ employees.
                                                                                     wages                             RTD         National    Yes
France                             Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Germany                            Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Greece                             Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Hungary                            Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Iceland                            Developed Economies                                                      M(2006)
                                                                     median nominal Companies with 11+ employees
                                                                                     wages                                         National    Yes
Ireland                            Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Israel                             Developed Economies               median nominal wages      15+                                 National
Italy                              Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Japan                              Developed Economies               median nominal Companies with 5+ regular employees
                                                                                     wages                                                     Yes
                                                                                                                                   National. Excludes some parts of certain regions.
Latvia                             Developed Economies               median nominal All Sizes 15+
                                                                                     wages                             SVI         National    No
Lithuania                          Developed Economies               median nominal All Sizes
                                                                                     wages                                         National    No
Luxembourg                         Developed Economies               median nominal Companies with 10+ employees
                                                                                     wages                             RTD, SVI National       Yes
Malta                              Developed Economies               median nominal wages      15+                                 National
Netherlands                        Developed Economies               median nominal wages
New Zealand                        Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Norway                             Developed Economies               median nominal All Sizes
                                                                                     wages                  M(2008) SVI            National    Yes
Poland                             Developed Economies                                                      M(2006) RTD, SVI National
                                                                     median nominal Companies with 10+ employees.
                                                                                     wages
Portugal                           Developed Economies               median nominal All Sizes
                                                                                     wages                             EAC, RTD National       No
Romania                            Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Slovakia                           Developed Economies               median nominal All Sizes
                                                                                     wages                                         National    No
Slovenia                           Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Spain                              Developed Economies               median nominal All Sizes
                                                                                     wages                                         SVI, EAR Yes
                                                                                                                       EAC, RTD, National
Sweden                             Developed Economies               median nominal All Sizes
                                                                                     wages                             EAC, SVI National       No
Switzerland                        Developed Economies                                                      M(1998) Cantonal public administration included; M(2006) communal public administration included
                                                                     median nominal Companies with 3+ employees
                                                                                     wages                             EAC         National    Yes
United Kingdom                     Developed Economies               median nominal All Sizes
                                                                                     wages                  M(2006) RTD            National    No
United States                      Developed Economies               median nominal wages      16+                                 National
Albania                            Eastern Europe and Central Asia   median nominal wages
Armenia                            Eastern Europe and Central Asia   median nominal wages      15+                                 National
                                                                                                                       NET, RTD, EAC, SVI
Azerbaijan                         Eastern Europe and Central Asia   median nominal wages

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country name                                region                            indicator                Age        Series Break
                                                                                             Firm Coverage Coverage                     Geographic Coverage
                                                                                                                              Wage Definition Notes Agricultural Excluded?
Belarus                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asia   median nominal wages
Bosnia and Herzegovina                      Eastern Europe and Central Asia   median nominal wages
Croatia                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asia   median nominal wages
Georgia                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asia   median nominal wages
Kazakhstan                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia   median nominal wages
Kyrgyzstan Republic                         Eastern Europe and Central Asia   median nominal wages
Moldova, Republic of                        Eastern Europe and Central Asia   median nominal wages     15+                    NET       National. Excludes the left side of Nistru and the Bender municipality (Transnistria region, controlled by separatists).
Russian Federation                          Eastern Europe and Central Asia   median nominal wages
Serbia                                      Eastern Europe and Central Asia   median nominal wages
Tajikistan                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia   median nominal wages
The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia   Eastern Europe and Central Asia   median nominal wages
Turkey                                      Eastern Europe and Central Asia                                       M(2010)
                                                                              median nominal Companies with 10+ employees
                                                                                             wages                                      National    Yes
Turkmenistan                                Eastern Europe and Central Asia   median nominal wages
Ukraine                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asia   median nominal wages
Uzbekistan                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia   median nominal wages
Argentina                                   Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages     14+        M(2003)               Urban
Bahamas (The)                               Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages
Barbados                                    Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages
Belize                                      Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages
Bolivia, Plurinational State of             Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages
Brazil                                      Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages     10+                              Urban. Recife, Salvador, Belo Horizonte, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo and Porto Alegre.
Chile                                       Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages
Colombia                                    Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages     12+        M(2002), M(2006)      Urban (1995-2000); Principle Municipalities (2001+)
Costa Rica                                  Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages                M(2010)
                                                                                                       12+ (1995-1999); 15+ (2010+)     Urban
Cuba                                        Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages
Dominican Republic                          Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages
Ecuador                                     Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages     10+                              Urban
El Salvador                                 Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages
Guadeloupe                                  Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages
Guatemala                                   Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages
Guyana                                      Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages
Haiti                                       Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages
Honduras                                    Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages     10+                              Urban
Jamaica                                     Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages
Martinique                                  Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages
Mexico                                      Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages                M(2005)
                                                                                                       12+ (1995-2004); 14+ (2005+)     Urban
Netherlands Antilles                        Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages
Nicaragua                                   Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages
Panama                                      Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages     15+                              Urban
Paraguay                                    Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages
Peru                                        Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages     14+        M(2004)               Urban. Lima. (1995-2003); Urban (2004+)
Puerto Rico                                 Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages
Suriname                                    Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages
Trinidad and Tobago                         Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages
Uruguay                                     Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages     14+        M(2006)               Urban
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of           Latin America and the Caribbean   median nominal wages     15+                              National
Bahrain                                     Middle East                       median nominal wages
Iraq                                        Middle East                       median nominal wages
Jordan                                      Middle East                       median nominal wages
Kuwait                                      Middle East                       median nominal wages
Lebanon                                     Middle East                       median nominal wages
Oman                                        Middle East                       median nominal wages
Qatar                                       Middle East                       median nominal wages
Saudi Arabia                                Middle East                       median nominal wages
Syrian Arab Republic                        Middle East                       median nominal wages
United Arab Emirates                        Middle East                       median nominal wages
West Bank & Gaza                            Middle East                       median nominal wages
Yemen                                       Middle East                       median nominal wages



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country name   region   indicator                Age       Series Break
                                       Firm Coverage Coverage                   Geographic Coverage
                                                                      Wage Definition Notes Agricultural Excluded?




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country name                                       region                     indicator
Algeria                                            Africa                     median nominal wages
Angola                                             Africa                     median nominal wages
Benin                                              Africa                     median nominal wages
Botswana                                           Africa                     median nominal wages
Burkina Faso                                       Africa                     median nominal wages
Burundi                                            Africa                     median nominal wages
Cameroon                                           Africa                     median nominal wages
Cape Verde                                         Africa                     median nominal wages
Central African Republic                           Africa                     median nominal wages
Chad                                               Africa                     median nominal wages
Comoros                                            Africa                     median nominal wages
Congo                                              Africa                     median nominal wages
Côte d'Ivoire                                      Africa                     median nominal wages
Democratic Republic of the Congo                   Africa                     median nominal wages
Egypt                                              Africa                     median nominal wages
Equatorial Guinea                                  Africa                     median nominal wages
Eritrea                                            Africa                     median nominal wages
Ethiopia                                           Africa                     median nominal wages
Gabon                                              Africa                     median nominal wages
Gambia                                             Africa                     median nominal wages
Ghana                                              Africa                     median nominal wages
Guinea                                             Africa                     median nominal wages
Guinea-Bissau                                      Africa                     median nominal wages
Kenya                                              Africa                     median nominal wages
Lesotho                                            Africa                     median nominal wages
Liberia                                            Africa                     median nominal wages
Libya                                              Africa                     median nominal wages
Madagascar                                         Africa                     median nominal wages
Malawi                                             Africa                     median nominal wages
Mali                                               Africa                     median nominal wages
Mauritania                                         Africa                     median nominal wages
Mauritius                                          Africa                     median nominal wages
Morocco                                            Africa                     median nominal wages
Mozambique                                         Africa                     median nominal wages
Namibia                                            Africa                     median nominal wages
Niger                                              Africa                     median nominal wages
Nigeria                                            Africa                     median nominal wages
Reunion                                            Africa                     median nominal wages
Rwanda                                             Africa                     median nominal wages
Senegal                                            Africa                     median nominal wages
Sierra Leone                                       Africa                     median nominal wages
Somalia                                            Africa                     median nominal wages
South Africa                                       Africa                     median nominal wages
Sudan                                              Africa                     median nominal wages
Swaziland                                          Africa                     median nominal wages
Tanzania, United Republic of                       Africa                     median nominal wages
Togo                                               Africa                     median nominal wages
Tunisia                                            Africa                     median nominal wages
Uganda                                             Africa                     median nominal wages
Zambia                                             Africa                     median nominal wages
Zimbabwe                                           Africa                     median nominal wages
Afghanistan                                        Asia                       median nominal wages
Bangladesh                                         Asia                       median nominal wages
Bhutan                                             Asia                       median nominal wages
Brunei                                             Asia                       median nominal wages
Cambodia                                           Asia                       median nominal wages
China                                              Asia                       median nominal wages
Fiji                                               Asia                       median nominal wages
Hong Kong (China)                                  Asia                       median nominal wages
India                                              Asia                       median nominal wages

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country name                                       region                            indicator
Indonesia                                          Asia                              median nominal wages
Iran, Islamic Republic of                          Asia                              median nominal wages
Korea (North)                                      Asia                              median nominal wages
Korea, Republic of                                 Asia                              median nominal wages
Lao People's Democratic Republic                   Asia                              median nominal wages
Macau (China)                                      Asia                              median nominal wages
Malaysia                                           Asia                              median nominal wages
Maldives, Republic of                              Asia                              median nominal wages
Mongolia                                           Asia                              median nominal wages
Myanmar                                            Asia                              median nominal wages
Nepal                                              Asia                              median nominal wages
Pakistan                                           Asia                              median nominal wages
Papua New Guinea                                   Asia                              median nominal wages
Philippines                                        Asia                              median nominal wages
Singapore                                          Asia                              median nominal wages
Solomon Islands                                    Asia                              median nominal wages
Sri Lanka                                          Asia                              median nominal wages
Taiwan (China)                                     Asia                              median nominal wages
Thailand                                           Asia                              median nominal wages
Timor-Leste                                        Asia                              median nominal wages
Viet Nam                                           Asia                              median nominal wages
Australia                                          Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Austria                                            Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Belgium                                            Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Bulgaria                                           Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Canada                                             Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Cyprus                                             Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Czech Republic                                     Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Denmark                                            Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Estonia                                            Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Finland                                            Developed Economies               median nominal wages
France                                             Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Germany                                            Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Greece                                             Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Hungary                                            Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Iceland                                            Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Ireland                                            Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Israel                                             Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Italy                                              Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Japan                                              Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Latvia                                             Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Lithuania                                          Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Luxembourg                                         Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Malta                                              Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Netherlands                                        Developed Economies               median nominal wages
New Zealand                                        Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Norway                                             Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Poland                                             Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Portugal                                           Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Romania                                            Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Slovakia                                           Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Slovenia                                           Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Spain                                              Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Sweden                                             Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Switzerland                                        Developed Economies               median nominal wages
United Kingdom                                     Developed Economies               median nominal wages
United States                                      Developed Economies               median nominal wages
Albania                                            Eastern Europe and Central Asia   median nominal wages
Armenia                                            Eastern Europe and Central Asia   median nominal wages
Azerbaijan                                         Eastern Europe and Central Asia   median nominal wages

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country name                                              region                                    indicator
Belarus                                                   Eastern Europe and Central Asia           median nominal wages
Bosnia and Herzegovina                                    Eastern Europe and Central Asia           median nominal wages
Croatia                                                   Eastern Europe and Central Asia           median nominal wages
Georgia                                                   Eastern Europe and Central Asia           median nominal wages
Kazakhstan                                                Eastern Europe and Central Asia           median nominal wages
Kyrgyzstan Republic                                       Eastern Europe and Central Asia           median nominal wages
Moldova, Republic of the left side of Nistru and the Bender municipality (Transnistria region, controlled bynominal wages
    National. Excludes                                    Eastern Europe and Central Asia           median separatists).
Russian Federation                                        Eastern Europe and Central Asia           median nominal wages
Serbia                                                    Eastern Europe and Central Asia           median nominal wages
Tajikistan                                                Eastern Europe and Central Asia           median nominal wages
The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia           median nominal wages
Turkey                                                    Eastern Europe and Central Asia           median nominal wages
Turkmenistan                                              Eastern Europe and Central Asia           median nominal wages
Ukraine                                                   Eastern Europe and Central Asia           median nominal wages
Uzbekistan                                                Eastern Europe and Central Asia           median nominal wages
Argentina                                                 Latin America and the Caribbean           median nominal wages
Bahamas (The)                                             Latin America and the Caribbean           median nominal wages
Barbados                                                  Latin America and the Caribbean           median nominal wages
Belize                                                    Latin America and the Caribbean           median nominal wages
Bolivia, Plurinational State of                           Latin America and the Caribbean           median nominal wages
Brazil                                                    Latin America and the Caribbean           median nominal wages
Chile                                                     Latin America and the Caribbean           median nominal wages
Colombia                                                  Latin America and the Caribbean           median nominal wages
Costa Rica                                                Latin America and the Caribbean           median nominal wages
Cuba                                                      Latin America and the Caribbean           median nominal wages
Dominican Republic                                        Latin America and the Caribbean           median nominal wages
Ecuador                                                   Latin America and the Caribbean           median nominal wages
El Salvador                                               Latin America and the Caribbean           median nominal wages
Guadeloupe                                                Latin America and the Caribbean           median nominal wages
Guatemala                                                 Latin America and the Caribbean           median nominal wages
Guyana                                                    Latin America and the Caribbean           median nominal wages
Haiti                                                     Latin America and the Caribbean           median nominal wages
Honduras                                                  Latin America and the Caribbean           median nominal wages
Jamaica                                                   Latin America and the Caribbean           median nominal wages
Martinique                                                Latin America and the Caribbean           median nominal wages
Mexico                                                    Latin America and the Caribbean           median nominal wages
Netherlands Antilles                                      Latin America and the Caribbean           median nominal wages
Nicaragua                                                 Latin America and the Caribbean           median nominal wages
Panama                                                    Latin America and the Caribbean           median nominal wages
Paraguay                                                  Latin America and the Caribbean           median nominal wages
Peru                                                      Latin America and the Caribbean           median nominal wages
Puerto Rico                                               Latin America and the Caribbean           median nominal wages
Suriname                                                  Latin America and the Caribbean           median nominal wages
Trinidad and Tobago                                       Latin America and the Caribbean           median nominal wages
Uruguay                                                   Latin America and the Caribbean           median nominal wages
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of                         Latin America and the Caribbean           median nominal wages
Bahrain                                                   Middle East                               median nominal wages
Iraq                                                      Middle East                               median nominal wages
Jordan                                                    Middle East                               median nominal wages
Kuwait                                                    Middle East                               median nominal wages
Lebanon                                                   Middle East                               median nominal wages
Oman                                                      Middle East                               median nominal wages
Qatar                                                     Middle East                               median nominal wages
Saudi Arabia                                              Middle East                               median nominal wages
Syrian Arab Republic                                      Middle East                               median nominal wages
United Arab Emirates                                      Middle East                               median nominal wages
West Bank & Gaza                                          Middle East                               median nominal wages
Yemen                                                     Middle East                               median nominal wages



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country name                       region   indicator      definition                     currency               1995    1996    1997    1998    1999    2000    2001    2002    2003
Algeria                            Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   algerian dinar         4000    4000    4800    6000    6000    6000    8000    8000    8000
Angola                             Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   kwanzas                                                        600     600     3000    4000
Benin                              Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   CFA                                                            25000   25000   25000   25000
Botswana                           Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   pula                                                   329     355     390     416     451
Burkina Faso                       Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   CFA                    24918   24918   24918   24918   28811   28811   28811   28811   28811
Burundi                            Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   francs                 3467    3467    3467    3467    3467    3467    3467    3467    3467
Cameroon                           Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   CFA                                                            23514   23514   23514   23514
Cape Verde                         Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage
Central African Republic           Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage
Chad                               Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   CFA                                                            25480   25480   25480   25480
Comoros                            Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   comoran franc
Congo                              Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   CFA
Côte d'Ivoire                      Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   CFA                                                            36607   36607   36607   36607
Democratic Republic of the Congo   Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   congolese franc                                                                        7258
Egypt                              Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   egyptian pound         35      35      35      35      35      35      35      35      35
Equatorial Guinea                  Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   CFA
Eritrea                            Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage
Ethiopia                           Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   birr                                                           175     175     175     175
Gabon                              Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   CFA
Gambia                             Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   dalasi
Ghana                              Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   ghana cedi             3.2     4.6     5.4     5.4     7.8     11.3    14.9    19.3    24.8
Guinea                             Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage
Guinea-Bissau                      Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   CFA
Kenya                              Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   kenyan shilling                                4241    4538    4809    4809    5534    6142
Lesotho                            Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   maloti                                         430     469     502     535     589     621
Liberia                            Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   liberian dollars
Libya                              Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   dinar
Madagascar                         Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   ariary                 22110   24318   24318   27972   27972   32031   36018   36018   40000
Malawi                             Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   kwacha                                                         1430    1430    1456    1456
Mali                               Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   CFA                                                            26000   26000   26000   26000
Mauritania                         Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   ouguiya
Mauritius                          Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   rupees
Morocco                            Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   dirhams                                                        1674    1674    1674    1674
Mozambique                         Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   metical
Namibia                            Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage
Niger                              Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   CFA                                                                            18898   20000
Nigeria                            Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   naira                                                          5500    5500    5500    5500
Reunion                            Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage
Rwanda                             Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage
Senegal                            Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   CFA                    34857   36244   36244   36244   36244   36244   36244   36244   36244
Sierra Leone                       Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   leone                                  21000
Somalia                            Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage
South Africa                       Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   rand                                                                                   1204
Sudan                              Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   sudanese pounds                                                30      30      69      74
Swaziland                          Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   swazi lilangeni                                                                568
Tanzania, United Republic of       Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   tanzanian shilling                                             30000   30000   48000   48000
Togo                               Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   CFA                    13757   13757   13757   13757   13757   13757   13757   13757   13757
Tunisia                            Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   dinar                  140     147     154     157     164     169     176     182     189
Uganda                             Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   uganda shilling        6000    6000    6000    6000    6000    6000    6000    6000    6000
Zambia                             Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   kwacha                                                         13505   47000   76800   76800
Zimbabwe                           Africa   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage
Afghanistan                        Asia     minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   afghanis
Bangladesh                         Asia     minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   taka
Bhutan                             Asia     minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   ngultrums
Brunei                             Asia     minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage
Cambodia                           Asia     minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   united states dollar                   40      40      40      45      45      45      45
China                              Asia     minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   yuan                   240     270     290     310     400     412     435     465     465
Fiji                               Asia     minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   fijan dollar
Hong Kong (China)                  Asia     minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage
India                              Asia     minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   rupee                                                          1170    1170    1300    1300

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country name                       region                            indicator      definition                     currency                              1995     1996     1997     1998     1999     2000     2001     2002     2003
Indonesia                          Asia                              minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   indonesian rupiah                     103350   118731   131135   150769   174538   205637   307173   362394   414715
Iran, Islamic Republic of          Asia                              minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   rial                                  159990   207210   254460   301530   361830   458010   567900   698460   853380
Korea (North)                      Asia                              minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage
Korea, Republic of                 Asia                              minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   won                                   264420   288150   316400   335610   344650   361600   421490   474600   514150
Lao People's Democratic Republic   Asia                              minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   kip                                                                                93600    93600    93600    93600
Macau (China)                      Asia                              minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage
Malaysia                           Asia                              minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   ringgit
Maldives, Republic of              Asia                              minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   rufiyaa
Mongolia                           Asia                              minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   tugrik
Myanmar                            Asia                              minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage
Nepal                              Asia                              minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   rupee                                                                              1950     1950     1950     2394
Pakistan                           Asia                              minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   rupee                                                                              1500     2500     2500     2500
Papua New Guinea                   Asia                              minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   kina
Philippines                        Asia                              minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   philippine peso                       3782     4304     4825     5165     5830     6521     6912     7303     7303
Singapore                          Asia                              minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage
Solomon Islands                    Asia                              minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   solomon islands dollar                         293      293      293      293      293      293      293      293
Sri Lanka                          Asia                              minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   sri lankan rupee                               1790     1853     2003     2132     2227     2504     2646     2729
Taiwan (China)                     Asia                              minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage                                                  15360    15840    15840    15840    15840    15840    15840    15840
Thailand                           Asia                              minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   baht                                  3770     4082     4082     4212     4212     4212     4290     4290     4394
Timor-Leste                        Asia                              minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage
Viet Nam                           Asia                              minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   dong                                                                               180000   180000   210000   290000
Australia                          Developed Economies               minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   australian dollars                                               1557     1618     1670     1735     1791     1869
Austria                            Developed Economies               minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage
Belgium                            Developed Economies               minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   euro                                                                      1096     1096     1140     1163     1186
Bulgaria                           Developed Economies               minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   euro                                                                      34       38       44       51       57
Canada                             Developed Economies               minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   canadian dollar                       1153     1174     1183     1192     1192     1192     1200     1218     1226
Cyprus                             Developed Economies               minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   cyprus pounds
Czech Republic                     Developed Economies               minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   euro                                                                      99       126      148      195      196
Denmark                            Developed Economies               minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage
Estonia                            Developed Economies               minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   euro                                                                      80       89       102      118      138
Finland                            Developed Economies               minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage
France                             Developed Economies               minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   euro                                                                      1049     1083     1127     1154     1215
Germany                            Developed Economies               minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage
Greece                             Developed Economies               minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   euro                                                                      538      540      552      582      607
Hungary                            Developed Economies               minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   forint                                12200    14500    17000    19500    22500    25500    40000    50000    50000
Iceland                            Developed Economies               minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage
Ireland                            Developed Economies               minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   euro                                                                               945      1009     1009     1073
Israel                             Developed Economies               minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   shekel                                1785     2085     2405     2622     2798     2965     3267     3267     3335
Italy                              Developed Economies               minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage
Japan                              Developed Economies               minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   yen                                   105907   107987   110413   112493   113360   114227   114920   114920   115093
Latvia                             Developed Economies               minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   lats                                                                      50       50       60       60       70
Lithuania                          Developed Economies               minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   litas (1995-1998); euro (1999-2011)   180      300      400      430      104      113      127      125      125
Luxembourg                         Developed Economies               minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   euro                                  1084     1084     1147     1147     1191     1221     1290     1322     1403
Malta                              Developed Economies               minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   euro                                                                      480      506      542      531      539
Netherlands                        Developed Economies               minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   euro                                                                      1078     1111     1180     1232     1265
New Zealand                        Developed Economies               minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   new zealand dollar                                      1213     1213     1213     1309     1309     1387     1473
Norway                             Developed Economies               minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage
Poland                             Developed Economies               minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   zloty                                 305      370      450      500      528      700      760      760      800
Portugal                           Developed Economies               minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   euro                                  259      272      283      294      357      371      390      406      416
Romania                            Developed Economies               minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   leu                                   8        10       25       35       45       100      140      175      250
Slovakia                           Developed Economies               minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   slovak koruna                         81       90       90       100      120      146      163      185      202
Slovenia                           Developed Economies               minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   euro                                                                      348      371      386      418      443
Spain                              Developed Economies               minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   euro                                                                      486      496      506      516      526
Sweden                             Developed Economies               minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage
Switzerland                        Developed Economies               minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage
United Kingdom                     Developed Economies               minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   pounds                                                                    624      641      711      728      780
United States                      Developed Economies               minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   united states dollar                  737      823      893      893      893      893      893      893      893
Albania                            Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   leks                                  3400     4400     4400     5800     6380     7000     7580     9400     10060
Armenia                            Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   drams                                 475      830      1000     1000     5000     5000     5000     5000     5000
Azerbaijan                         Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   manat                                 1        1        1        1        1        1        6        6        9

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country name                                region                            indicator      definition                     currency                             1995     1996     1997     1998     1999    2000      2001     2002     2003
Belarus                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   belarusian ruble                     60000    100000   200000   350000   1450000 3600      10000    20330    47910
Bosnia and Herzegovina                      Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage
Croatia                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   kuna                                                            1370     1500     1700     1700     1800     1859
Georgia                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   lari                                                                     20       20       20       20       20
Kazakhstan                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   tenge                                262      1550     2129     2395     2605     2680     3484     4181     5000
Kyrgyzstan Republic                         Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   soms                                 75       75       83       100      100      100      100      100      100
Moldova, Republic of                        Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   lei
Russian Federation                          Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   roubles                                                                  83       132      450      450      600
Serbia                                      Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   dinar
Tajikistan                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   somoni                               144      0        0        1        1        1        3        4        5
The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia   Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage
Turkey                                      Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   turkish lira                                                             94       119      168      251      306
Turkmenistan                                Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage
Ukraine                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   roubles (1995); hryvnia (1996 - 2009) 1       15       15       55       74       118      118      165      205
Uzbekistan                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   sum                                                                      1750     2450     3430     4500     5400
Argentina                                   Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   argentine peso                        200     200      200      200      200      200      200      200      300
Bahamas (The)                               Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   bahamian dollar                                                                                     693      693
Barbados                                    Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage
Belize                                      Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   belize dollars
Bolivia, Plurinational State of             Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   boliviano                            205      223      240      300      320      355      400      430      440
Brazil                                      Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   brazilian real                       100      112      120      130      136      151      180      200      240
Chile                                       Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   chilean peso                         58900    65500    71400    80500    90500    100000   105500   111200   115648
Colombia                                    Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   pesos                                118934   142125   172005   203826   236460   260100   286000   309000   332000
Costa Rica                                  Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   colon                                32601    38113    45237    51580    57456    63539    71962    77578    85535
Cuba                                        Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   pesos
Dominican Republic                          Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   dominican peso                       1296     1296     1555     1555     1757     1757     2075     2240     2720
Ecuador                                     Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   united states dollar                                                                       118      129      138
El Salvador                                 Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   us dollar                            115      115      115      125      125      125      125      125      134
Guadeloupe                                  Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage
Guatemala                                   Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   quetzal                              552      600      600      663      722      975      1080     1150     1276
Guyana                                      Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   guyanese dollar
Haiti                                       Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   gourde                                                                                                       1820
Honduras                                    Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   lempira                              441      598      676      775      910      962      1092     1245     1395
Jamaica                                     Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   jamaican dollar                                                                   5200     5200     7800     7800
Martinique                                  Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage
Mexico                                      Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   pesos                                435      632      632      830      830      913      977      1033     1080
Netherlands Antilles                        Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage
Nicaragua                                   Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   gold cordoba                         250      250      500      500      600      600      670      730      825
Panama                                      Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   balboa                               196      196      196      212      212      239      239      239      245
Paraguay                                    Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   guarani                              436425   480067   528075   591444   591445   680162   782186   876048   972413
Peru                                        Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   nuevo sol                            132      215      345      345      345      410      410      410      460
Puerto Rico                                 Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage
Suriname                                    Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage
Trinidad and Tobago                         Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   trinidad and tobago dollar
Uruguay                                     Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   uruguayan peso                       625      760      900      990      1040     1060     1092     1110     1194
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of           Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   bolivar                              32       53       75       100      120      144      158      190      247
Bahrain                                     Middle East                       minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   bahraini dinar
Iraq                                        Middle East                       minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage
Jordan                                      Middle East                       minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   dinar                                                                    80       80       80       85       85
Kuwait                                      Middle East                       minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   kuwait dinar
Lebanon                                     Middle East                       minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   lebanese pound                                300000   300000   300000   300000   300000   300000   300000   300000
Oman                                        Middle East                       minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   rial
Qatar                                       Middle East                       minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage
Saudi Arabia                                Middle East                       minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage
Syrian Arab Republic                        Middle East                       minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage   syrian pound                                                                      2664     2664     3175     3175
United Arab Emirates                        Middle East                       minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage
West Bank & Gaza                            Middle East                       minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage
Yemen                                       Middle East                       minimum wage   minimum nominal monthly wage



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country name                       region   indicator      2004       2005     2006     2007     2008     2009     2010     2011     source                       s             source
                                                                                                                                                   source surveyource calculation notes minwage industry    minwage sector
Algeria                            Africa   minimum wage   10000      10000    12000    12000    12000    12000    15000    15000    Statistiques Algerie (1995 - 2007); Secondary Sources (2008-2011) Private
Angola                             Africa   minimum wage   4250       5400     5200     6500     8600     8600     9371              Secondary Sources (2000-2009, 2011); ILO Travail legal database (2010)
Benin                              Africa   minimum wage   25000      25000    31625    31625    31625    31625    31625    31625    Secondary Sources
Botswana                           Africa   minimum wage   503        537      581      615      659      659      659      659                    Employment Original data are in thebe Brief
                                                                                                                                                                  Botswana                    Manufacturing, service, and rep
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Private and thebe
                                                                                                                                     Central Statistics Office of Survey Stats Employment which is equivalent to 100 parast
Burkina Faso                       Africa   minimum wage   28811      28811    30684    30684    30684    30684    30684    30684                                                                           Private
                                                                                                                                     National Institute of Statistics and Demography for Burkina Faso (1995-2008); Secon
Burundi                            Africa   minimum wage   3467       3467     3467     3467     3467     3467     3467     3467     ILO Travail legal database Daily rates are multiplied by 5*52/12.
Cameroon                           Africa   minimum wage   23514      23514    23514    23514    28246    28246    28246    28246    Secondary Sources
Cape Verde                         Africa   minimum wage                                                                             ILO Travail legal database                 No minimum wage exists.
Central African Republic           Africa   minimum wage                                                                             Secondary Sources                                                      Public
                                                                                                                                                                                Source indicates minimum wages exist by sec
Chad                               Africa   minimum wage   25720      25720    25720    28000    28000    28000    28000    60000    Secondary Sources                                                      Public
Comoros                            Africa   minimum wage                                         30000    30000    30000             Secondary Sources
Congo                              Africa   minimum wage                                                                    43000    Secondary Sources
Côte d'Ivoire                      Africa   minimum wage   36607      36607    36607    36607    36607    36607    36607    36607    Secondary Sources                                        Industrial
Democratic Republic of the Congo   Africa   minimum wage                                         24267    36400    36400    36400    Official Gazette of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (2003, 2008-9); Secondary
Egypt                              Africa   minimum wage   35         35       35       35       35       35       400      400      Secondary Sources
Equatorial Guinea                  Africa   minimum wage                                                           95400             Secondary Sources
Eritrea                            Africa   minimum wage                                                                             ILO Travail legal database.                No centralized statutory minimum wage exist
Ethiopia                           Africa   minimum wage   175        200      200      320      320      320      320      420      Secondary Sources                                                      Public
Gabon                              Africa   minimum wage              44000    80000    80000    80000    80000    150000   150000                                                                          Private
                                                                                                                                     Secondary Sources (2005-2009, 2011); Gabon Government (Office of the President) (
Gambia                             Africa   minimum wage                                         508      508      508      1300     Secondary Sources            Human Rights Report indicates 48 hour workweek with a m
Ghana                              Africa   minimum wage   30.2       36.4     43.2     51.3     60.8     71.6     84.0     100.7                                 When monthly wage is not available, daily wage is multipl
                                                                                                                                     Secondary Sources (1995-1998); Ghana National Statistical Office (1999-2009); Ghan
Guinea                             Africa   minimum wage                                                                             Secondary Sources                          No minimum wage exists.
Guinea-Bissau                      Africa   minimum wage                                                           19030    19030                                               Refers to lowest sectoral
                                                                                                                                     ILO Travail Legal Database (2010); Secondary Sources (2011) minimum wage.
Kenya                              Africa   minimum wage   6818       7295     8171     8171     8171     9641     10606                                          Figures are the National occupational minimum wages pr
                                                                                                                                     IZA Discussion Paper (1998-2004), Kenyaaverage ofBureau of Statistics (2005-2010)
Lesotho                            Africa   minimum wage   650        673      697      755      812      836      878      935                    Kingdom of Lesotho Statistical Yearbooks
                                                                                                                                     Lesotho Ministry of Finance and Development Planning Bureau of Statistic (1998-200
Liberia                            Africa   minimum wage                                         3120     3120     3120              Secondary Sources            Hourly rate has been multiplied by 8. Daily rate is then mu
Libya                              Africa   minimum wage                                                  250      250      250      Secondary Sources                                                      Public
Madagascar                         Africa   minimum wage   50612      50612    56714    63543    70025    70025    77063    90236    Madagascar National Social Security Fund
Malawi                             Africa   minimum wage   1456       2522     2522     2522     3692     3692     3692              Secondary Sources            Daily wages are multiplied by 6*52/12.
Mali                               Africa   minimum wage   26000      28465    28465    28465    28465    28465    28460    28460    Secondary Sources
Mauritania                         Africa   minimum wage   12802      21041    21041    21041    21041    21041    21041    30000                  Statistical Yearbook rate
                                                                                                                                     National Statistical Office Hourly 2008is multiplied by 40*52/12. Private
Mauritius                          Africa   minimum wage                                         3719     3615     3874     3987     ILO Travail Legal Database   Daily rates are multiplied by 5*52/12+ additional remunera
Morocco                            Africa   minimum wage   1842       1842     1842     1842     1933     2029     2029     2231                                  Hourly rate is multiplied byIndustrial and commercial
                                                                                                                                                                                                44*52/12.
                                                                                                                                     Secondary Sources (2000-2007); ILO Travail legal database (2008-2010, 2011)
Mozambique                         Africa   minimum wage                                         1975     2300     2300              ILO Travail Legal Database                               Manufacturing
Namibia                            Africa   minimum wage                                                                             ILO Travail Legal Database                 No centralized statutory minimum wage exist
Niger                              Africa   minimum wage   20000      20000    20000    28347    28347    28347    28347    28347    Secondary Sources (2002-2005, 2011); ILO Travail Legal Database (2006-2010)
Nigeria                            Africa   minimum wage   5500       5500     5500     5500                                18000                  The Middle Act (2000); Nigeria National Bureau of Statistics and 2000
                                                                                                                                                                                Conflicting sources issue an increase in Char
                                                                                                                                     National Minimum Wage Class in Nigeria, Analyis of Profile, Determinants,(2007); Se
Reunion                            Africa   minimum wage
Rwanda                             Africa   minimum wage                                                                             Secondary Sources                          Sources indicate that minimum wages exist b
Senegal                            Africa   minimum wage   36244      36244    36244    36244    36244    36244    36244             ILO Travail legal database (1996-2009); Secondary Sources (1995,2010) Non-agricultural
Sierra Leone                       Africa   minimum wage                                                                             Minimum Wage Act (1997)                    Minimum wage in existence. However, sourc
Somalia                            Africa   minimum wage                                                                             Secondary Sources                          No minimum wage exists.
South Africa                       Africa   minimum wage   1310       1425     1505     1595     1737     1947     2084     2159     South Africa Department of Labour                        Wholesale lowest paid
                                                                                                                                                                                These wages refer to the and Retail worker
Sudan                              Africa   minimum wage   125        125      125      124      124      124      190               Secondary Sources                          Refers to the lowest minimum wage provided
Swaziland                          Africa   minimum wage                                                                                                          Weekly data are multiplied by 52/12.
                                                                                                                                                                                The monthly
                                                                                                                                     Swaziland Ministry of Enterprise and Employment wage for the lowest paid employ
Tanzania, United Republic of       Africa   minimum wage   48000      48000    48000    48000                      80000                                                        Secondary sources indicate that there and Ter
                                                                                                                                                                                              Commerce, industrial, was a
                                                                                                                                     Secondary Sources (2000-2007); Tanzania Government Regulation of Wagestrading c
Togo                               Africa   minimum wage   13757      13757    13757    13757    28000    28000    28000    28000                                                                          Non-agricultural
                                                                                                                                     Togo official government website (1995-2008); ILO Travail legal database (2009-201
Tunisia                            Africa   minimum wage   195        200      206      213      223      225      235      246                                   Hourly wage is multiplied by 40*52/12. Office of the Prim
                                                                                                                                     National Institute of Statistics Tunisia and Official Decrees from theNon-agricultural
Uganda                             Africa   minimum wage   6000       6000     6000     6000     6000     6000     6000     6000     Secondary Sources
Zambia                             Africa   minimum wage   76800      83200    268000   268000   268000   268000   268000   419000   Secondary Sources
Zimbabwe                           Africa   minimum wage                                                                             Secondary Sources                          Secondary sources indicate there is a minimu
Afghanistan                        Asia     minimum wage                                                           4000     5000     Secondary Sources                                                     Public
Bangladesh                         Asia     minimum wage                       1662     1662     1662     1662     3000     3000     Secondary Sources                                                     Garment workers
Bhutan                             Asia     minimum wage                                                                    3000     Bhutan Ministry of Labour and Human Resources, Royal Government of Bhutan
Brunei                             Asia     minimum wage                                                                             Secondary Sources                          No minimum wage exists.
Cambodia                           Asia     minimum wage   45         45       50       50       50       50       61       61                                                                             Textile,
                                                                                                                                     Secondary Sources (1997-2009, 2011); ILO Travail legal database (2010) garment a
China                              Asia     minimum wage   545        580      640      730      800      800      960      1160                                  Data are Resources minimum monthly wage in
                                                                                                                                     Beijing Municipal Bureau of Humanthe statutoryand Social Security website Beijing, t
Fiji                               Asia     minimum wage                                                  488      488      536                    Wages Council Employment multiplied by 9*5*52/12.
                                                                                                                                     Fiji Department of Labour Hourly rates areRelation Promulgation 2007  Manufacturing
Hong Kong (China)                  Asia     minimum wage                                                                             Secondary Sources                          No minimum wage exists in 2010. First-ever
India                              Asia     minimum wage   1716       1716     1716     1716     2080     2600     2600     2990                                  Daily data Press Information Bureau
                                                                                                                                     Secondary Sources (2000-2007,2011);are multiplied by 6*52/12. Government of India

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country name                       region                            indicator      2004       2005      2006      2007      2008      2009      2010      2011     source                   s            source
                                                                                                                                                                                 source surveyource calculation notes minwage industry
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     minwage sector
Indonesia                          Asia                              minimum wage   458499     470118    549237    611969    678033    754767    817718    891473                            From Statistics Indonesia (Statistik Upah) (2005-2011)
                                                                                                                                                                    Secondary Sources (1995-2004);2005, the minimum wage is a calculated weighted av
Iran, Islamic Republic of          Asia                              minimum wage   1066000    1266784   1500000   1830000   2196000   2635200   3030000                         of Iran
                                                                                                                                                                    Central Bank Annual Review
Korea (North)                      Asia                              minimum wage
Korea, Republic of                 Asia                              minimum wage   567260     641840    700600    786480    852020    904000    928860    902880   Korea Ministry of Labor * In Korea, the minimum wage is announced by hour, not b
Lao People's Democratic Republic   Asia                              minimum wage   93600      93600     200000    200000    290000    348000    348000    348000   Secondary Sources
Macau (China)                      Asia                              minimum wage                                                                                   Secondary Sources                          No minimum wage exists.
Malaysia                           Asia                              minimum wage                                  155                                              ILO Travail legal database                                             in one sector and
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Minimum wages only exist Cinema workers s
Maldives, Republic of              Asia                              minimum wage                                                                3100               Secondary Sources                                                     Public
                                                                                                                                                                                                               No minimum wage exists in the private secto
Mongolia                           Asia                              minimum wage                                            108000    108000    108000    140400                                              Conflicting secondary sources suggest that th
                                                                                                                                                                    Secondary Sources; ILO Travail legal database
Myanmar                            Asia                              minimum wage                                                                                   Secondary Sources                          Conflicting sources regarding the level. How
Nepal                              Asia                              minimum wage   2394       2394      3300      3300      4600      4600      4600      6200                                                Minimum wage for unskilled laborers in non-
                                                                                                                                                                    Secondary Sources; ILO Travail legal database                         Private
Pakistan                           Asia                              minimum wage   2500       3000      3000      4600      6000      6000      7000      7000                                                 Pakistan the minimum wage for unskilled wo
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Private
                                                                                                                                                                    ILO Travail legal database (2000-2008), Refers to Ministry of Manpower (2009-2010)
Papua New Guinea                   Asia                              minimum wage                                            163       437       437       437      Secondary Sources                          Sources conflict; some indicate coverage is li
                                                                                                                                                                                                Weekly rate multiplied by 52/12.
Philippines                        Asia                              minimum wage   7825       8477      9129      9442      9964      9964      10538     11112                  National Wages andfigures are Commission
                                                                                                                                                                                                Daily Productivity
                                                                                                                                                                    National Statistical Office of the Phillipines multiplied by 313/12. Non-agricultural.
Singapore                          Asia                              minimum wage                                                                                   ILO Travail legal database                 No minimum wage exists.
Solomon Islands                    Asia                              minimum wage   293        293       293       293       780       780       780                                            Hourly wagesA separate rate byset for the fishing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                are multiplied is 45*52/12.
                                                                                                                                                                    Solomon Islands Central Bank (1996-2007); Secondary Sources (2008-2010)and agric
Sri Lanka                          Asia                              minimum wage   2949       3010      3063      4127      5283      5888                                                     Daily rates have                          Manufacturing
                                                                                                                                                                    Sri Lanka Department of Labour Statistics been multiplied by 5.5*52/12.
Taiwan (China)                     Asia                              minimum wage   15840      15840     15840     17280     17280     17280     17280     17880    Taiwan Council of Labor Affairs; Secondary Sources (2011)             Industrial, agricul
Thailand                           Asia                              minimum wage   4420       4628      4784      4966      5278      5278      5356      5590     Ministry of Labor           Daily rate has been multiplied by 6*52/12.
Timor-Leste                        Asia                              minimum wage                                                                                   Secondary Sources                          No minimum wage exists.
Viet Nam                           Asia                              minimum wage   290000     350000    450000    540000    540000    650000    730000                                                        Refers to database; ILO Natlex (2006-2010)
                                                                                                                                                                    Secondary Sources (2000-2005); ILO Travail legalcommon minimum wage level.
Australia                          Developed Economies               minimum wage   1943       2025      2100      2218      2356      2356      2470      2554     Fair Work Australia         Weekly rate multiplied by 52/12.
Austria                            Developed Economies               minimum wage                                                                                                                              No minimum wage exists. There is no genera
Belgium                            Developed Economies               minimum wage   1186       1210      1234      1283      1336      1388      1388      1444     Eurostat                                                              Private
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Minimum wage for workers 21 years old and
Bulgaria                           Developed Economies               minimum wage   61         77        82        92        112       123       123       123      Eurostat
Canada                             Developed Economies               minimum wage   1265       1304      1343      1387      1495      1560      1712      1725                                                Hourly minimum minimum wage is multipli
                                                                                                                                                                    Canada Ministry of LabourAverage of Ontario and Quebecwages for adult workers.
Cyprus                             Developed Economies               minimum wage                                            743       791       835       855                                                               Clerks, shop assistants, school a
                                                                                                                                                                    Cyprus Department of Labor Relations (2008); Secondary Sources (2009-2011)
Czech Republic                     Developed Economies               minimum wage   211        239       279       279       335       309       311       329      Eurostat
Denmark                            Developed Economies               minimum wage                                                                                   Secondary Sources                          No minimum wage exists.
Estonia                            Developed Economies               minimum wage   159        172       192       230       278       278       278       278      Eurostat
Finland                            Developed Economies               minimum wage                                                                                   Secondary Sources                          No minimum wage exists.
France                             Developed Economies               minimum wage   1286       1218      1254      1280      1321      1338      1344      1365     Eurostat
Germany                            Developed Economies               minimum wage
Greece                             Developed Economies               minimum wage   631        668       710       768       794       863       863       877      Eurostat
Hungary                            Developed Economies               minimum wage   53000      57000     62500     65500     69000     71500     73500     78000    Hungarian Central Statistic Office
Iceland                            Developed Economies               minimum wage                                                                                   Secondary Sources                         No minimum wage exists.
Ireland                            Developed Economies               minimum wage   1183       1293      1293      1462      1462      1462      1462      1462     Eurostat
Israel                             Developed Economies               minimum wage   3335       3335      3585      3710      3850      3850      3850      4100     Israel National Insurance Institute (1995-2009); Bank of Israel (2010-2011)
Italy                              Developed Economies               minimum wage                                                                                   ILO Travail legal database                No minimum wage exists.
Japan                              Developed Economies               minimum wage   115267     115787    116653    119080    121853    123587    126533    127747                  A New Departure in Ministry of Health Wage Legislation, (2009-2011)
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Minimum wage rates are precalculated Naka
                                                                                                                                                                    Japan Labor Review (1995-2008); Japanese Minimum Labor and Welfare Hiroyaweigh
Latvia                             Developed Economies               minimum wage   80         80        90        120       160       180       180       200      Eurostat
Lithuania                          Developed Economies               minimum wage   145        159       174       203       232       232       232       232      Eurostat
Luxembourg                         Developed Economies               minimum wage   1438       1503      1541      1570      1610      1683      1725      1758                                               Refers (2010+)            Private
                                                                                                                                                                    Portail du Statistiques du Luxembourg; Eurostatto the minimum wage for unskilled wo
Malta                              Developed Economies               minimum wage   547        561       580       584       612       635       660       665      Eurostat
Netherlands                        Developed Economies               minimum wage   1265       1265      1285      1317      1357      1399      1416      1435     Eurostat
New Zealand                        Developed Economies               minimum wage   1560       1647      1777      1950      2080      2167      2210      2253                                  Weekly rate multiplied by 52/12.
                                                                                                                                                                    New Zealand Department of Labour
Norway                             Developed Economies               minimum wage                                                                                   ILO Travail legal database                No minimum wage exists.
Poland                             Developed Economies               minimum wage   824        849       899       936       1126      1276      1317      1386     Poland Ministry of Labor and Social Policy, Eurostat (2010+)
Portugal                           Developed Economies               minimum wage   426        437       450       470       497       525       554       566      Portugal Ministry of Labor (1995-1998); Eurostat (1999-2011)
Romania                            Developed Economies               minimum wage   280        310       330       390       540       600       600       670      Romania Ministry of Labor, Family, and Social Protection
Slovakia                           Developed Economies               minimum wage   216        229       252       269       269       296       308       317                                                             Monthly Manufacturing Survey
                                                                                                                                                                    Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Family of the Slovak Republic
Slovenia                           Developed Economies               minimum wage   465        491       512       522       567       589       734       748      Eurostat                                                            Private
Spain                              Developed Economies               minimum wage   573        599       631       666       700       728       739       748      Eurostat                                                            Private
Sweden                             Developed Economies               minimum wage                                                                                   ILO Travail legal database                No minimum wage exists.
Switzerland                        Developed Economies               minimum wage                                                                                   ILO Travail legal database                No minimum wage exists.
United Kingdom                     Developed Economies               minimum wage   841        875       927       957       993       1005      1028      1054                                  Hourly rate Adult rate minimum wage.
                                                                                                                                                                    United Kingdom Low Pay Commissionmultiplied by 40*52/12.
United States                      Developed Economies               minimum wage   893        893       893       1014      1135      1257      1257      1257                    Department of Division The Fair by 40*52/12.
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Hourly
                                                                                                                                                                    United States Wage and HourLaborrate multiplied Labor Standards Act (FLSA) manda
Albania                            Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage   10080      11800     14000     16100     17000     18000     19000     20000                   Social Indicators, Wages
                                                                                                                                                                    Albania National Institute of Statistics
Armenia                            Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage   13000      13000     15000     20000     25000     30000     30000     32500    National Statistics Service of Armenia (2005-2009) ;Secondary Sources (1995-2004,2
Azerbaijan                         Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage   20         30        30        50        75        75        85        85                      Statistical Yearbook
                                                                                                                                                                    State Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan

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country name                                region                            indicator      2004       2005      2006      2007      2008      2009      2010      2011      source                       s            source
                                                                                                                                                                                             source surveyource calculation notes minwage industry  minwage sector
Belarus                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage   128390     134970    165220    188360    220080    229700    400000    925520    Republic of Belarus Official Statistics
Bosnia and Herzegovina                      Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage                                                                                    Secondary Sources                         Sources indicate that there is a minimum wag
Croatia                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage   1951       2081      2170      2298      2747      2814      2814      2814      Republic of Croatia Central Bureau of Statistics
Georgia                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage   20         20        20        20        20        20        20        20        Secondary Sources                                                     Private
Kazakhstan                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage   6600       9200      9200      9752      12025     13717     14952     15999     Agency of Statistics of Kazakhstan
Kyrgyzstan Republic                         Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage   100        100       100       340       340       340       500       690       National Statistical Committee of the Kyrgyz Republic
Moldova, Republic of                        Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage                                                                1100                Secondary Sources                                                     Private
Russian Federation                          Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage   720        800       1100      2300      2300      4330      4330      4611      Secondary Sources (1999-2004); Ministry of Health Main Indicators for 2009-2010 (2
Serbia                                      Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage              7107      8493      11007     13520     15080     16467     17680                                  Hourly data are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Refers to the by hourly minimum wage.
                                                                                                                                                                              Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia multiplied net40*52/12.
Tajikistan                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage   7          12        20        20        60        60        80        80        State Committee on Statistics of Tajikstan (1995-2009, 2011); ILO Travail legal datab
The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia   Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage                                                                                    Secondary Sources                         No minimum wage exists.
Turkey                                      Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage   444        489       531       585       639       693       761       837       Eurostat
Turkmenistan                                Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage                                                                                    Secondary Sources                         Sources are conflicting in regard to a minimu
Ukraine                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage   237        332       400       460       605       744       922       1004      State Committee of Statistics of Ukraine
Uzbekistan                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage   6530       9400      12420     15525     25040     37680     45215     62920     Secondary Sources (1999-2010); Uzkekistan Ministry of Finance (2011)
Argentina                                   Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   450        630       800       980       1240      1440      1740      2300      ILO-SIAL
Bahamas (The)                               Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   693        693       693       693       693       693       693                                                           Private sector minimum wage.
                                                                                                                                                                              ILO Travail Legal Database (2002-2009); Secondary Sources (2010) Employment
Barbados                                    Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage
Belize                                      Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage                                  585       585       585       605       605                                                Secondary Sources (2011)
                                                                                                                                                                              ILO Travail legal database (2007-2009); Applies to manual workers; shop assistants; a
Bolivia, Plurinational State of             Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   440        440       500       525       578       647       680       815       ILO-SIAL
Brazil                                      Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   260        300       350       380       415       465       510       545       ILO-SIAL
Chile                                       Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   120000     127500    135000    144000    159000    165000    172000    182000    ILO-SIAL                                Minimum wage applicable for those between
Colombia                                    Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   358000     381500    408000    433700    461500    496900    515000    532500    ILO-SIAL
Costa Rica                                  Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   94967      108880    122685    135346    156612    170937    187029    198666    ILO-SIAL
Cuba                                        Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   100        225       225       225       225       225       225       225       ILO Travail Legal Database (2005-2009); Secondary Sources (2004, 2011)
Dominican Republic                          Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   3900       3900      3900      4485      4485      5158      5158      6035      ILO-SIAL
Ecuador                                     Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   144        150       160       170       200       218       240       264       ILO-SIAL
El Salvador                                 Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   134        134       148       155       163       176       176       190       ILO-SIAL
Guadeloupe                                  Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage
Guatemala                                   Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   1440       1440      1559      1625      1705      1810      1930      2161      ILO-SIAL
Guyana                                      Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage                                            17333     17853                         Secondary Sources                         Applies to certain categories of private sector
Haiti                                       Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   1820       1820      1820      1820      1820      5200      6500      6500                      Haiti (2003-2009); ILO Travail la Republique d'Haiti)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Daily minimum wage multiplied by
                                                                                                                                                                              Parliament of Le Moniteur (Journal Officel de Legal Database (2010-2011) 6*52/12
Honduras                                    Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   1562       1750      1942      2156      2393      5500      5500      5858      ILO-SIAL                                  Minimum monthly wage in industry.
Jamaica                                     Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   8667       10400     12133     13867     16033     16280     16280     18000                                  2011 hourly rate ILO Travail by 40*52/12. This is consist
                                                                                                                                                                              Statistical Institute of Jamaica (2000-2010); is multiplied Legal Database (2011)
Martinique                                  Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage
Mexico                                      Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   1125       1176      1223      1271      1322      1383      1450      1509      ILO-SIAL
Netherlands Antilles                        Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage
Nicaragua                                   Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   898        1033      1213      1431      1646      2156      2422      2747      ILO-SIAL
Panama                                      Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   245        245       264       277       289       289       318       318       ILO-SIAL                                  Minimum wage in industry.
Paraguay                                    Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   972413     1089103   1219795   1341775   1341775   1408863   1507484   1658232   ILO-SIAL                                  Minimum wage for the IPC Asunción Metrop
Peru                                        Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   460        460       500       530       550       550       580       675       ILO-SIAL
Puerto Rico                                 Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage
Suriname                                    Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage
Trinidad and Tobago                         Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage              1560      1560      1560      1560      1560      1560      2167                                            Hourly data are multiplied by 40*52/12.
                                                                                                                                                                              Trinidad & Tobago Minimum Wages Order 2005 (2005); Secondary Sources (2006-2
Uruguay                                     Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   1310       2500      3000      3244      4150      4441      4799      6000      ILO-SIAL                              Minimum wage for those over 18.
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of           Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage   321        405       512       615       799       968       1224      1548      ILO-SIAL                              Minimum monthly wage for workers in Boliv
Bahrain                                     Middle East                       minimum wage                                                                          300                                             A minimum wage only exists for the public s
                                                                                                                                                                              ILO Travail Legal Database; Secondary Sources                    Public sector
Iraq                                        Middle East                       minimum wage                                                                                    Secondary Sources                     A minimum wage exists, but it is difficult to a
Jordan                                      Middle East                       minimum wage   85         95        110       110       110       150       150       150       Secondary Sources (1999-2011)
Kuwait                                      Middle East                       minimum wage                                                                60        60        ILO Travail Legal Database (2010); Secondary Sources (2011)      Private sector.
Lebanon                                     Middle East                       minimum wage   300000     300000    300000    300000    500000    500000    500000    500000    Secondary Sources (1996-2007, 2011); Government of Lebanon (2008-2009)
Oman                                        Middle East                       minimum wage                                            140       140       140       200       Secondary Sources                                                Private sector.
Qatar                                       Middle East                       minimum wage                                                                                    Secondary Sources                     No minimum wage exists.
Saudi Arabia                                Middle East                       minimum wage                                                                                    ILO Travail Legal Database            No minimum wage exists.
Syrian Arab Republic                        Middle East                       minimum wage   3200       3200      5900      5900      6110      6110      6110                ILO Travail Legal Database (2009); Secondary Sources
United Arab Emirates                        Middle East                       minimum wage                                                                                    Secondary Sources                     No minimum wage exists. Minimum wage es
West Bank & Gaza                            Middle East                       minimum wage                                                                                    Secondary Sources                     No minimum wage exists.
Yemen                                       Middle East                       minimum wage                                                                                    Secondary Sources                     No minimum wage exists.



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country name                                             region                               indicator                        Employee
                                                                                                                 Geographic Coverage coverage
Algeria                                                  Africa                               minimum wage
Angola                                                   Africa                               minimum wage       National
Benin                                                    Africa                               minimum wage
Botswana                                                 Africa                                     Private and
                                                                                              minimum wage parastatals
Burkina Faso                                             Africa                               minimum wage                     Refers to non-agricultural sector.
Burundi                                                  Africa                               minimum wage       Gitega and Bujumbura.
Cameroon                                                 Africa                               minimum wage
Cape Verde                                               Africa                               minimum wage
Central African Republic                                 Africa                               minimum wage
Chad                                                     Africa                               minimum wage
Comoros                                                  Africa                               minimum wage       National
Congo                                                    Africa                               minimum wage
Côte d'Ivoire                                            Africa                               minimum wage
                                                         Africa                               minimum wage
Democratic Republic of the CongoOfficial Gazette of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (2003, 2008-9); Secondary sources (2010+)
Egypt                                                    Africa                               minimum wage       National
Equatorial Guinea                                        Africa                               minimum wage       National
Eritrea                                                  Africa                               minimum wage
                                                                        No centralized statutory minimum wage exists. Minimum wages are fixed by collective agreement at the enterprise level.
Ethiopia                                                 Africa                               minimum wage
Gabon                                                    Africa                               minimum wage                     Excludes domestic workers.
Gambia                                                     Human                               hour workweek                   of 6 days. Daily rate multiplied for unskilled obtain
                                                         Africa Rights Report indicates 48minimum wage with a maximum Lowest reported minimum wage by 6*52/12 tolabor. the monthly rate.
Ghana                                                    Africa                               minimum wage       National
Guinea                                                   Africa                               minimum wage
Guinea-Bissau                                            Africa                               minimum wage
                                                                        Refers to lowest sectoral minimum wage.
Kenya                                                    Africa                               minimum wage       Urban areas: Nairobi areas, Mombasa, and Kisumu.
Lesotho                                                  Africa                               minimum wage                     Minimum wage refers to the wage for a general unskilled labor (light unskilled physical work) for 1998-2003. General minimum wage is applied from 2004 onw
Liberia                                                    Hourly                              8. Daily wage                   Mininum wage refers to unskilled non-agricultural labor.
                                                         Africa rate has been multiplied byminimum rate is then multiplied by 6*52/12.
Libya                                                    Africa                               minimum wage
Madagascar                                               Africa                               minimum wage       National      Minimum wage refers to non agricultural workers.
Malawi                                                   Africa                               minimum wage       Urban
Mali                                                     Africa                               minimum wage       National
Mauritania                                               Africa                               minimum wage       Ouguiya
Mauritius                                                  Daily                              minimum wage                     Applies to unskilled factory workers.
                                                         Africa rates are multiplied by 5*52/12+ additional remuneration legally specified.
Morocco                                                  Africa                               minimum wage
Mozambique                                               Africa                               minimum wage
Namibia                                                  Africa                               minimum wage
                                                                        No centralized statutory minimum wage exists. Minimum wages are fixed by collective agreement.
Niger                                                    Africa                               minimum wage       National
Nigeria                                                  Africa                               minimum wage       National
Reunion                                                  Africa                               minimum wage
Rwanda                                                   Africa                                minimum wages
                                                                        Sources indicate that minimum wage exist by sector however, sources conflict in regard to the levels.
Senegal                                                  Africa                               minimum wage       National
Sierra Leone                                             Africa                               minimum wage       National
Somalia                                                  Africa                               minimum wage
South Africa                                             Africa                               minimum wage       Area A which includes a series of metropolitan and local municipalitis including Cape Town and Johannesburg.
Sudan                                                    Africa                               minimum wage
                                                                        Refers to the lowest minimum wage provided in the secondary source.
Swaziland                                                Africa                               minimum wage
                                                                        The monthly wage for the lowest paid employee in the manufacturing and processing sector (learner spinner).
Tanzania, United Republic of                             Africa                               minimum wage
                                                                                      Commerce, industrial, trading
Togo                                                     Africa                                     Non-agricultural
                                                                                              minimum wage
Tunisia                                                  Africa                                     Non-agricultural
                                                                                              minimum wage
Uganda                                                   Africa                               minimum wage
Zambia                                                   Africa                               minimum wage
Zimbabwe                                                 Africa                               minimum wage
                                                                        Secondary sources indicate there is a minimum wage for agriculture and domestic workers. However, identifying the actual levels reveals conflicting sources.
Afghanistan                                              Asia                                 minimum wage
Bangladesh                                               Asia                                 minimum wage       Sectoral
Bhutan                                                   Asia                                 minimum wage       National
Brunei                                                   Asia                                 minimum wage
Cambodia                                                 Asia                                       Textile, garment and shoe-sewing sector
                                                                                              minimum wage
China                                                    Asia                                 minimum wage       Regional
Fiji                                                     Asia                                 minimum wage       Sectoral
Hong Kong (China)                                        Asia                                 minimum wage
                                                                        No minimum wage exists in 2010. First-ever minimum wage begins in 2011.
India                                                    Asia                                 minimum wage       National

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country name                                               region                                indicator                      Employee
                                                                                                                   Geographic Coverage coverage
Indonesia                                                  Asia                                  minimum wage      Regional
Iran, Islamic Republic of                                  Asia                                  minimum wage
Korea (North)                                              Asia                                  minimum wage
Korea, Republic of                                         Asia                                  minimum wage      National
Lao People's Democratic Republic                           Asia                                  minimum wage
Macau (China)                                              Asia                                  minimum wage
Malaysia                                                   Asia                                  minimum wage      Sector/occupation
Maldives, Republic of                                      Asia                                  minimum wage
Mongolia                                                   Asia                                  minimum wage      National
Myanmar                                                    Asia                                  minimum wage
                                                                          Conflicting sources regarding the level. However, secondary sources suggest minimum wages are in place for the public sector and for certain limited private sectors.
Nepal                                                      Asia                                  minimum wage
Pakistan                                                   Asia                                  minimum wage
Papua New Guinea                                           Asia                                  minimum wage      National
Philippines                                                Asia                                  minimum wage      Regional. Metro Manila.
Singapore                                                  Asia                                  minimum wage
Solomon Islands                                            Asia                                   for the fishing
                                                                          A separate rate is set minimum wageand agriculture sectors. All other sectors have the same minimum wage rate.
Sri Lanka                                                  Asia                                  minimum wage      Sectoral
Taiwan (China)                                             Asia                                  minimum wage      Sectoral
Thailand                                                   Asia                                  minimum wage      Regional. Bangkok region.
Timor-Leste                                                Asia                                  minimum wage
Viet Nam                                                   Asia                                  minimum wage
                                                                          Refers to common minimum wage level.
Australia                                                  Developed Economies                   minimum wage      National
Austria                                                                   No minimum wage exists. There is no general statutory minimum wage for Austria or large parts of any employment sector.
                                                           Developed Economies                   minimum wage
Belgium                                                    Developed Economies                   minimum wage
Bulgaria                                                   Developed Economies                   minimum wage      National
Canada                                                     Developed Economies                   minimum wage      Regional
Cyprus                                                     Developed Economies                    shop assistants,              assistant baby and child less than 6 nursing
                                                                                        Clerks, minimum wage school assistants,Employees employed forminders andmonths. assistants and from 1 July 2008, security guards and employees with sanitation and caring duties in clinics, private
Czech Republic                                             Developed Economies                   minimum wage      National
Denmark                                                    Developed Economies                   minimum wage
Estonia                                                    Developed Economies                   minimum wage      National
Finland                                                    Developed Economies                   minimum wage
France                                                     Developed Economies                   minimum wage
Germany                                                    Developed Economies                   minimum wage
Greece                                                     Developed Economies                   minimum wage      National
Hungary                                                    Developed Economies                   minimum wage      National
Iceland                                                    Developed Economies                   minimum wage
Ireland                                                    Developed Economies                   minimum wage
Israel                                                     Developed Economies                   minimum wage
Italy                                                      Developed Economies                   minimum wage
Japan                                                      Developed Economies                   minimum wage      Regional
Latvia                                                     Developed Economies                   minimum wage      National
Lithuania                                                  Developed Economies                   minimum wage      National
Luxembourg                                                 Developed Economies                   minimum wage
Malta                                                      Developed Economies                   minimum wage      National
Netherlands                                                Developed Economies                   minimum wage      National
New Zealand                                                Developed Economies                   minimum wage      National
Norway                                                     Developed Economies                   minimum wage
Poland                                                     Developed Economies                   minimum wage
Portugal                                                   Developed Economies                   minimum wage      National
Romania                                                    Developed Economies                   minimum wage      National
Slovakia                                                   Developed Economies                   minimum wage      National
Slovenia                                                   Developed Economies                   minimum wage
Spain                                                      Developed Economies                   minimum wage
Sweden                                                     Developed Economies                   minimum wage
Switzerland                                                Developed Economies                   minimum wage
United Kingdom                                             Developed Economies                   minimum wage      National
United States                                              Developed Economies                   minimum wage      National
Albania                                                    Eastern Europe and Central Asia       minimum wage      National
Armenia                                                    Eastern Europe and Central Asia       minimum (1995-2004,2010-2011)
                                 National Statistics Service of Armenia (2005-2009) ;Secondary Sourceswage
Azerbaijan                                                 Eastern Europe and Central Asia       minimum wage

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country name                                             region                               indicator                         Employee
                                                                                                                  Geographic Coverage coverage
Belarus                                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia      minimum wage
Bosnia and Herzegovina                                                  and Central Asia       there is a wage
                                                         Eastern Europe Sources indicate that minimum minimum wage in place, but that it differs by political entity (Republika Srpska and the Federation of Bosnia & Herzegovina).
Croatia                                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia      minimum wage        National
Georgia                                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia      minimum wage
Kazakhstan                                               Eastern Europe and Central Asia      minimum wage
Kyrgyzstan Republic                                      Eastern Europe and Central Asia      minimum wage
Moldova, Republic of                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asia      minimum wage
Russian Federation                                       Eastern Ministry of Health Asia      minimum 2009-2010 (2005-2006); ILO Travail legal database (2007-2010)
                                  Secondary Sources (1999-2004); Europe and CentralMain Indicators forwage
Serbia                                                   Eastern Europe and Central Asia      minimum wage
Tajikistan                                               Eastern Europe and Central Asia      minimum wage        National
The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia                Eastern Europe and Central Asia      minimum wage
Turkey                                                   Eastern Europe and Central Asia      minimum wage        National
Turkmenistan                                                            and Central Asia      minimum wage
                                                         Eastern Europe Sources are conflicting in regard to a minimum wage existence. Some indicate a minimum wage exists for the public sector. Others suggest it also exists for the private.
Ukraine                                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia      minimum wage        National
Uzbekistan                                               Eastern Europe and Central Asia      minimum wage
Argentina                                                Latin America and the Caribbean minimum wage
Bahamas (The)                                                           Private sector minimum wage. Employment Act 2001 work week is 40 hours. Monthly wage is the hourly wage multiplied by 40*52/12.
                                                         Latin America and the Caribbean minimum wage
Barbados                                                 Latin America and the Caribbean minimum wage
Belize                                                                  Applies to manual minimum wage
                                                         Latin America and the Caribbean workers; shop assistants; and domestic helpers. Hourly wage multiplied by 45*52/12.
Bolivia, Plurinational State of                          Latin America and the Caribbean minimum wage
Brazil                                                   Latin America and the Caribbean minimum wage
Chile                                                                   Minimum wage applicable for wage
                                                         Latin America and the Caribbean minimum those between 18-65 years old.
Colombia                                                 Latin America and the Caribbean minimum wage
Costa Rica                                               Latin America and the Caribbean minimum wage
Cuba                                                     Latin America and the Caribbean minimum wage
Dominican Republic                                       Latin America and the Caribbean minimum wage
Ecuador                                                  Latin America and the Caribbean minimum wage
El Salvador                                              Latin America and the Caribbean minimum wage
Guadeloupe                                               Latin America and the Caribbean minimum wage
Guatemala                                                Latin America and the Caribbean minimum wage
Guyana                                                                  Applies to certain minimum private
                                                         Latin America and the Caribbean categories ofwage sector workers. Minimum weekly wage is multiplied by 52/12.
Haiti                                                                   Daily Caribbean minimum wage
                                                         Latin America and theminimum wage multiplied by 6*52/12. Minimum wage refers to commercial and industrial sectors.
Honduras                                                 Latin America and the Caribbean minimum wage
Jamaica                                                  Latin America and the Caribbean minimum wage             National
Martinique                                               Latin America and the Caribbean minimum wage
Mexico                                                   Latin America and the Caribbean minimum wage
Netherlands Antilles                                     Latin America and the Caribbean minimum wage
Nicaragua                                                Latin America and the Caribbean minimum wage
Panama                                                   Latin America and the Caribbean minimum wage
Paraguay                                                                Minimum wage for minimum wage
                                                         Latin America and the Caribbean the IPC Asunción Metropolitan area.
Peru                                                     Latin America and the Caribbean minimum wage
Puerto Rico                                              Latin America and the Caribbean minimum wage
Suriname                                                 Latin America and the Caribbean minimum wage
Trinidad and Tobago                                      Latin America and the Caribbean minimum wage
Uruguay                                                  Latin America and the Caribbean minimum wage
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of                                       Minimum monthly minimum wage
                                                         Latin America and the Caribbean wage for workers in Bolivares Fuertes urban, rural, home and counseling, regardless of the number of workers providing services to the employer.
Bahrain                                                  Middle East                          minimum wage
Iraq                                                                                          minimum is difficult to ascertain a source which specifies the level.
                                                         Middle East A minimum wage exists, but it wage
Jordan                                                   Middle East                          minimum wage
Kuwait                                                   Middle East                          minimum wage        National
Lebanon                                                  Middle East                          minimum wage
Oman                                                     Middle East                          minimum wage        National      Nationals only.
Qatar                                                    Middle East                          minimum wage
Saudi Arabia                                             Middle East                          minimum wage
Syrian Arab Republic                                     Middle East                          minimum wage
United Arab Emirates                                                                          minimum wage
                                                         Middle East No minimum wage exists. Minimum wage established for professional staff in 2011.
West Bank & Gaza                                         Middle East                          minimum wage
Yemen                                                    Middle East                          minimum wage



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country name   region   indicator              Employee
                                    Geographic Coverage coverage




                                           ILO Global Wage Database 2010
                                      85 2:02 AM 1/13/2013 MINIMUM WAGE
                                  country name                                                  region                         indicator
                                  Algeria                                                       Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Angola                                                        Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Benin                                                         Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Botswana                                                      Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Burkina Faso                                                  Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Burundi                                                       Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Cameroon                                                      Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Cape Verde                                                    Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Central African Republic                                      Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Chad                                                          Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Comoros                                                       Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Congo                                                         Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Côte d'Ivoire                                                 Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Democratic Republic of the Congo                              Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Egypt                                                         Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Equatorial Guinea                                             Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Eritrea                                                       Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Ethiopia                                                      Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Gabon                                                         Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Gambia                                                        Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Ghana                                                         Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Guinea                                                        Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Guinea-Bissau                                                 Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Kenya                                                         Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Lesotho                                                       Africa                         minimum wage
Minimum wage refers to the wage for a general unskilled labor (light unskilled physical work) for 1998-2003. General minimum wage is applied from 2004 onwards. Refers to employees working fewer than 12 months of continuous service with the same employer.
                                  Liberia                                                       Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Libya                                                         Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Madagascar                                                    Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Malawi                                                        Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Mali                                                          Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Mauritania                                                    Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Mauritius                                                     Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Morocco                                                       Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Mozambique                                                    Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Namibia                                                       Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Niger                                                         Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Nigeria                                                       Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Reunion                                                       Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Rwanda                                                        Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Senegal                                                       Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Sierra Leone                                                  Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Somalia                                                       Africa                         minimum wage
                                  South Africa                                                  Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Sudan                                                         Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Swaziland                                                     Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Tanzania, United Republic of                                  Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Togo                                                          Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Tunisia                                                       Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Uganda                                                        Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Zambia                                                        Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Zimbabwe                                                      Africa                         minimum wage
                                  Afghanistan                                                   Asia                           minimum wage
                                  Bangladesh                                                    Asia                           minimum wage
                                  Bhutan                                                        Asia                           minimum wage
                                  Brunei                                                        Asia                           minimum wage
                                  Cambodia                                                      Asia                           minimum wage
                                  China                                                         Asia                           minimum wage
                                  Fiji                                                          Asia                           minimum wage
                                  Hong Kong (China)                                             Asia                           minimum wage
                                  India                                                         Asia                           minimum wage

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country name                       region                              indicator
Indonesia                          Asia                                minimum wage
Iran, Islamic Republic of          Asia                                minimum wage
Korea (North)                      Asia                                minimum wage
Korea, Republic of                 Asia                                minimum wage
Lao People's Democratic Republic   Asia                                minimum wage
Macau (China)                      Asia                                minimum wage
Malaysia                           Asia                                minimum wage
Maldives, Republic of              Asia                                minimum wage
Mongolia                           Asia                                minimum wage
Myanmar                            Asia                                minimum wage
Nepal                              Asia                                minimum wage
Pakistan                           Asia                                minimum wage
Papua New Guinea                   Asia                                minimum wage
Philippines                        Asia                                minimum wage
Singapore                          Asia                                minimum wage
Solomon Islands                    Asia                                minimum wage
Sri Lanka                          Asia                                minimum wage
Taiwan (China)                     Asia                                minimum wage
Thailand                           Asia                                minimum wage
Timor-Leste                        Asia                                minimum wage
Viet Nam                           Asia                                minimum wage
Australia                          Developed Economies                 minimum wage
Austria                            Developed Economies                 minimum wage
Belgium                            Developed Economies                 minimum wage
Bulgaria                           Developed Economies                 minimum wage
Canada                             Developed Economies                 minimum wage
Cyprus                             Developed Economies                 minimum wage
Czech Republic                     Developed Economies                 minimum wage
Denmark                            Developed Economies                 minimum wage
Estonia                            Developed Economies                 minimum wage
Finland                            Developed Economies                 minimum wage
France                             Developed Economies                 minimum wage
Germany                            Developed Economies                 minimum wage
Greece                             Developed Economies                 minimum wage
Hungary                            Developed Economies                 minimum wage
Iceland                            Developed Economies                 minimum wage
Ireland                            Developed Economies                 minimum wage
Israel                             Developed Economies                 minimum wage
Italy                              Developed Economies                 minimum wage
Japan                              Developed Economies                 minimum wage
Latvia                             Developed Economies                 minimum wage
Lithuania                          Developed Economies                 minimum wage
Luxembourg                         Developed Economies                 minimum wage
Malta                              Developed Economies                 minimum wage
Netherlands                        Developed Economies                 minimum wage
New Zealand                        Developed Economies                 minimum wage
Norway                             Developed Economies                 minimum wage
Poland                             Developed Economies                 minimum wage
Portugal                           Developed Economies                 minimum wage
Romania                            Developed Economies                 minimum wage
Slovakia                           Developed Economies                 minimum wage
Slovenia                           Developed Economies                 minimum wage
Spain                              Developed Economies                 minimum wage
Sweden                             Developed Economies                 minimum wage
Switzerland                        Developed Economies                 minimum wage
United Kingdom                     Developed Economies                 minimum wage
United States                      Developed Economies                 minimum wage
Albania                            Eastern Europe and Central Asia     minimum wage
Armenia                            Eastern Europe and Central Asia     minimum wage
Azerbaijan                         Eastern Europe and Central Asia     minimum wage

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country name                                region                            indicator
Belarus                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage
Bosnia and Herzegovina                      Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage
Croatia                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage
Georgia                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage
Kazakhstan                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage
Kyrgyzstan Republic                         Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage
Moldova, Republic of                        Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage
Russian Federation                          Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage
Serbia                                      Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage
Tajikistan                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage
The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia   Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage
Turkey                                      Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage
Turkmenistan                                Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage
Ukraine                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage
Uzbekistan                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia   minimum wage
Argentina                                   Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage
Bahamas (The)                               Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage
Barbados                                    Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage
Belize                                      Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage
Bolivia, Plurinational State of             Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage
Brazil                                      Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage
Chile                                       Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage
Colombia                                    Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage
Costa Rica                                  Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage
Cuba                                        Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage
Dominican Republic                          Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage
Ecuador                                     Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage
El Salvador                                 Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage
Guadeloupe                                  Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage
Guatemala                                   Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage
Guyana                                      Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage
Haiti                                       Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage
Honduras                                    Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage
Jamaica                                     Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage
Martinique                                  Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage
Mexico                                      Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage
Netherlands Antilles                        Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage
Nicaragua                                   Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage
Panama                                      Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage
Paraguay                                    Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage
Peru                                        Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage
Puerto Rico                                 Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage
Suriname                                    Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage
Trinidad and Tobago                         Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage
Uruguay                                     Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of           Latin America and the Caribbean   minimum wage
Bahrain                                     Middle East                       minimum wage
Iraq                                        Middle East                       minimum wage
Jordan                                      Middle East                       minimum wage
Kuwait                                      Middle East                       minimum wage
Lebanon                                     Middle East                       minimum wage
Oman                                        Middle East                       minimum wage
Qatar                                       Middle East                       minimum wage
Saudi Arabia                                Middle East                       minimum wage
Syrian Arab Republic                        Middle East                       minimum wage
United Arab Emirates                        Middle East                       minimum wage
West Bank & Gaza                            Middle East                       minimum wage
Yemen                                       Middle East                       minimum wage



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country name   region     indicator




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country name                       region        indicator          definition                                   ratification 26   ratification 131
Algeria                            Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
Angola                             Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
Benin                              Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
Botswana                           Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
Burkina Faso                       Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 1
Burundi                            Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
Cameroon                           Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 1
Cape Verde                         Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
Central African Republic           Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 1
Chad                               Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
Comoros                            Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
Congo                              Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
Côte d'Ivoire                      Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
Democratic Republic of the Congo   Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
Egypt                              Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 1
Equatorial Guinea                  Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
Eritrea                            Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
Ethiopia                           Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
Gabon                              Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
Gambia                             Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
Ghana                              Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
Guinea                             Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
Guinea-Bissau                      Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
Kenya                              Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 1
Lesotho                            Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
Liberia                            Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
Libya                              Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 1
Madagascar                         Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
Malawi                             Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
Mali                               Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
Mauritania                         Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
Mauritius                          Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
Morocco                            Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
Mozambique                         Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
Namibia                            Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
Niger                              Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 1
Nigeria                            Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
Reunion                            Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
Rwanda                             Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
Senegal                            Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
Sierra Leone                       Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
Somalia                            Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
South Africa                       Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
Sudan                              Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
Swaziland                          Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 1
Tanzania, United Republic of       Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 1
Togo                               Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
Tunisia                            Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
Uganda                             Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
Zambia                             Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 1
Zimbabwe                           Africa        ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
Afghanistan                        Asia          ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
Bangladesh                         Asia          ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
Bhutan                             Asia          ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
Brunei                             Asia          ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
Cambodia                           Asia          ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
China                              Asia          ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
Fiji                               Asia          ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
Hong Kong (China)                  Asia          ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
India                              Asia          ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0

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country name                       region          indicator          definition                                   ratification 26   ratification 131
Indonesia                          Asia            ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
Iran, Islamic Republic of          Asia            ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
Korea (North)                      Asia            ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
Korea, Republic of                 Asia            ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 1
Lao People's Democratic Republic   Asia            ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
Macau (China)                      Asia            ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
Malaysia                           Asia            ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
Maldives, Republic of              Asia            ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
Mongolia                           Asia            ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
Myanmar                            Asia            ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
Nepal                              Asia            ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 1
Pakistan                           Asia            ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
Papua New Guinea                   Asia            ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
Philippines                        Asia            ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
Singapore                          Asia            ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
Solomon Islands                    Asia            ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
Sri Lanka                          Asia            ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 1
Taiwan (China)                     Asia            ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
Thailand                           Asia            ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
Timor-Leste                        Asia            ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
Viet Nam                           Asia            ILO ratification   ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
Australia                                          ILO ratification
                                   Developed Economies                ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 1
Austria                                            ILO ratification
                                   Developed Economies                ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
Belgium                                            ILO ratification
                                   Developed Economies                ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
Bulgaria                                           ILO ratification
                                   Developed Economies                ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
Canada                                             ILO ratification
                                   Developed Economies                ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
Cyprus                                             ILO ratification
                                   Developed Economies                ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
Czech Republic                                     ILO ratification
                                   Developed Economies                ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
Denmark                                            ILO ratification
                                   Developed Economies                ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
Estonia                                            ILO ratification
                                   Developed Economies                ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
Finland                                            ILO ratification
                                   Developed Economies                ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
France                                             ILO ratification
                                   Developed Economies                ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 1
Germany                                            ILO ratification
                                   Developed Economies                ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
Greece                                             ILO ratification
                                   Developed Economies                ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
Hungary                                            ILO ratification
                                   Developed Economies                ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
Iceland                                            ILO ratification
                                   Developed Economies                ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
Ireland                                            ILO ratification
                                   Developed Economies                ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
Israel                                             ILO ratification
                                   Developed Economies                ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
Italy                                              ILO ratification
                                   Developed Economies                ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
Japan                                              ILO ratification
                                   Developed Economies                ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 1
Latvia                                             ILO ratification
                                   Developed Economies                ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 1
Lithuania                                          ILO ratification
                                   Developed Economies                ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 1
Luxembourg                                         ILO ratification
                                   Developed Economies                ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
Malta                                              ILO ratification
                                   Developed Economies                ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 1
Netherlands                                        ILO ratification
                                   Developed Economies                ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 1
New Zealand                                        ILO ratification
                                   Developed Economies                ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
Norway                                             ILO ratification
                                   Developed Economies                ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
Poland                                             ILO ratification
                                   Developed Economies                ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
Portugal                                           ILO ratification
                                   Developed Economies                ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 1
Romania                                            ILO ratification
                                   Developed Economies                ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 1
Slovakia                                           ILO ratification
                                   Developed Economies                ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
Slovenia                                           ILO ratification
                                   Developed Economies                ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 1
Spain                                              ILO ratification
                                   Developed Economies                ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 1
Sweden                                             ILO ratification
                                   Developed Economies                ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
Switzerland                                        ILO ratification
                                   Developed Economies                ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 0
United Kingdom                                     ILO ratification
                                   Developed Economies                ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
United States                                      ILO ratification
                                   Developed Economies                ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
Albania                                            ILO ratification
                                   Eastern Europe and Central Asia    ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 1
Armenia                                            ILO ratification
                                   Eastern Europe and Central Asia    ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 1
Azerbaijan                                         ILO ratification
                                   Eastern Europe and Central Asia    ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 1

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country name                                region          indicator        definition                                   ratification 26   ratification 131
Belarus                                                     ILO ratification
                                            Eastern Europe and Central Asia ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131    1                 0
Bosnia and Herzegovina                                      ILO ratification
                                            Eastern Europe and Central Asia ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131    0                 1
Croatia                                                     ILO ratification
                                            Eastern Europe and Central Asia ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131    0                 0
Georgia                                                     ILO ratification
                                            Eastern Europe and Central Asia ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131    0                 0
Kazakhstan                                                  ILO ratification
                                            Eastern Europe and Central Asia ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131    0                 0
Kyrgyzstan Republic                                         ILO ratification
                                            Eastern Europe and Central Asia ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131    0                 1
Moldova, Republic of                                        ILO ratification
                                            Eastern Europe and Central Asia ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131    0                 1
Russian Federation                                          ILO ratification
                                            Eastern Europe and Central Asia ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131    0                 0
Serbia                                                      ILO ratification
                                            Eastern Europe and Central Asia ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131    0                 1
Tajikistan                                                  ILO ratification
                                            Eastern Europe and Central Asia ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131    0                 0
The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia                   ILO ratification
                                            Eastern Europe and Central Asia ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131    0                 1
Turkey                                                      ILO ratification
                                            Eastern Europe and Central Asia ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131    1                 0
Turkmenistan                                                ILO ratification
                                            Eastern Europe and Central Asia ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131    0                 0
Ukraine                                                     ILO ratification
                                            Eastern Europe and Central Asia ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131    0                 1
Uzbekistan                                                  ILO ratification
                                            Eastern Europe and Central Asia ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131    0                 0
Argentina                                                   ILO ratification
                                            Latin America and the Caribbean ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131    1                 0
Bahamas (The)                                               ILO ratification
                                            Latin America and the Caribbean ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131    1                 0
Barbados                                                    ILO ratification
                                            Latin America and the Caribbean ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131    1                 0
Belize                                                      ILO ratification
                                            Latin America and the Caribbean ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131    1                 0
Bolivia, Plurinational State of                             ILO ratification
                                            Latin America and the Caribbean ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131    1                 1
Brazil                                                      ILO ratification
                                            Latin America and the Caribbean ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131    1                 1
Chile                                                       ILO ratification
                                            Latin America and the Caribbean ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131    1                 1
Colombia                                                    ILO ratification
                                            Latin America and the Caribbean ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131    1                 0
Costa Rica                                                  ILO ratification
                                            Latin America and the Caribbean ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131    1                 1
Cuba                                                        ILO ratification
                                            Latin America and the Caribbean ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131    1                 1
Dominican Republic                                          ILO ratification
                                            Latin America and the Caribbean ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131    1                 0
Ecuador                                                     ILO ratification
                                            Latin America and the Caribbean ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131    1                 1
El Salvador                                                 ILO ratification
                                            Latin America and the Caribbean ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131    0                 1
Guadeloupe                                                  ILO ratification
                                            Latin America and the Caribbean ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131    0                 0
Guatemala                                                   ILO ratification
                                            Latin America and the Caribbean ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131    1                 1
Guyana                                                      ILO ratification
                                            Latin America and the Caribbean ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131    1                 1
Haiti                                                       ILO ratification
                                            Latin America and the Caribbean ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131    0                 0
Honduras                                                    ILO ratification
                                            Latin America and the Caribbean ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131    0                 0
Jamaica                                                     ILO ratification
                                            Latin America and the Caribbean ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131    1                 0
Martinique                                                  ILO ratification
                                            Latin America and the Caribbean ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131    0                 0
Mexico                                                      ILO ratification
                                            Latin America and the Caribbean ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131    1                 1
Netherlands Antilles                                        ILO ratification
                                            Latin America and the Caribbean ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131    0                 0
Nicaragua                                                   ILO ratification
                                            Latin America and the Caribbean ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131    1                 1
Panama                                                      ILO ratification
                                            Latin America and the Caribbean ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131    1                 0
Paraguay                                                    ILO ratification
                                            Latin America and the Caribbean ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131    1                 0
Peru                                                        ILO ratification
                                            Latin America and the Caribbean ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131    1                 0
Puerto Rico                                                 ILO ratification
                                            Latin America and the Caribbean ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131    0                 0
Suriname                                                    ILO ratification
                                            Latin America and the Caribbean ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131    0                 0
Trinidad and Tobago                                         ILO ratification
                                            Latin America and the Caribbean ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131    0                 0
Uruguay                                                     ILO ratification
                                            Latin America and the Caribbean ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131    1                 1
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of                           ILO ratification
                                            Latin America and the Caribbean ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131    1                 0
Bahrain                                     Middle East     ILO ratification ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
Iraq                                        Middle East     ILO ratification ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 1
Jordan                                      Middle East     ILO ratification ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
Kuwait                                      Middle East     ILO ratification ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
Lebanon                                     Middle East     ILO ratification ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 1
Oman                                        Middle East     ILO ratification ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
Qatar                                       Middle East     ILO ratification ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
Saudi Arabia                                Middle East     ILO ratification ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
Syrian Arab Republic                        Middle East     ILO ratification ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   1                 1
United Arab Emirates                        Middle East     ILO ratification ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
West Bank & Gaza                            Middle East     ILO ratification ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 0
Yemen                                       Middle East     ILO ratification ratification of ILO conventions 26 and 131   0                 1



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                            ILO Global Wage Database 2010
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country name                       region   indicator               definition              1995      1996      1997      1998      1999      2000      2001      2002   2003   2004    2005     2006        2007       2008
Algeria                            Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Angola                             Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Benin                              Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Botswana                           Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP   30.5      29.1      25.9      27.0      21.0      25.2      23.4
Burkina Faso                       Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP                                           24.1      25.5      23.1      24.9   22.5   22.9    22.5     22.0        21.2       20.3
Burundi                            Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP                                                                                               37.4     17.2        22.8
Cameroon                           Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP             20.9      20.2      19.9      20.0      20.0      19.8      19.6   16.0   19.9
Cape Verde                         Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Central African Republic           Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Chad                               Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Comoros                            Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Congo                              Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Côte d'Ivoire                      Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP   21.4      23.6      22.9      21.5      21.6      22.0
Democratic Republic of the Congo   Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Egypt                              Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP             25.6      26.4      27.1      27.9      28.7      28.4      28.4   28.4   26.9    26.6     26.7        25.9       24.9
Equatorial Guinea                  Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Eritrea                            Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Ethiopia                           Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Gabon                              Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP                                                               24.9      25.4   26.1   24.4    21.1
Gambia                             Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Ghana                              Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Guinea                             Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Guinea-Bissau                      Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Kenya                              Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP             31.4      32.6      33.7      34.4      34.8      35.3      37.3   37.2   37.2    36.9     37.7        37.0       33.9
Lesotho                            Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP             16.9      16.8      21.6      22.2      20.1      18.9      17.4   17.1   16.7    16.9     16.4
Liberia                            Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Libya                              Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Madagascar                         Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Malawi                             Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Mali                               Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Mauritania                         Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Mauritius                          Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP      41.1      40.1      39.4      38.3      37.4      36.6      36.2   36.0     35.2     34.4     34.0     33.4       33.2       33.7
Morocco                            Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP                                    30.2      31.3      32.5      33.0   32.9     32.3     32.7     33.6     32.4       32.6       30.8
Mozambique                         Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP                                                                     26.7     26.5     27.4     25.7     25.4       24.2       24.7
Namibia                            Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP                                                   46.1     45.0     42.8     45.3     44.0     42.5     39.8       40.0       38.6
Niger                              Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP                                 15.7     15.6     15.8     14.3     14.0     14.5     15.6     15.9     16.6       16.2       15.1
Nigeria                            Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP                                      4.4      4.1      4.0      5.2      3.8      3.4     10.3      5.2      8.8   5.5        3.7
Reunion                            Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Rwanda                             Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Senegal                            Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP             15.7      19.1      19.1      18.6      18.5      18.6      19.6   19.0   19.4    21.0     20.8        20.5       20.0
Sierra Leone                       Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP                                                               46.8      57.0   51.9   54.2    55.0     39.5        33.7       34.9
Somalia                            Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
South Africa                       Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP   50.1      49.9      49.6      50.2      49.7      48.0      46.6      45.2   45.5   45.0    44.5     44.0        43.8       44.1
Sudan                              Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP   35.6      37.5      37.0      36.7      28.7      25.4      26.7      28.9   26.0   25.9    26.4     25.7
Swaziland                          Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Tanzania, United Republic of       Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP                                           17.0      16.4      15.8      14.9   13.9   13.0    12.3     12.2        12.0       13.9
Togo                               Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Tunisia                            Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP                                           35.7      35.5      35.8      36.8   36.7   36.0    35.8     35.5        36.2       35.4
Uganda                             Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Zambia                             Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Zimbabwe                           Africa   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Afghanistan                        Asia     unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Bangladesh                         Asia     unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Bhutan                             Asia     unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP                                                     83.9      99.9      94.2   94.9   88.8    77.5     90.4        81.1       76.4
Brunei                             Asia     unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Cambodia                           Asia     unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
China                              Asia     unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP   60.0      57.9      58.7      58.7      59.7      59.6      58.6      59.5   59.0   50.7    50.4     49.3        48.2       48.0
Fiji                               Asia     unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP                                           43.6      43.8      39.4      37.6   36.3   39.4    38.0
Hong Kong (China)                  Asia     unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP   47.5      47.5      47.6      50.6      51.2      51.1      52.3      52.3   52.7   51.1    49.9     49.3        49.2       48.9
India                              Asia     unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP   27.2      28.0      27.2      28.8      29.3      29.8      31.1      31.0   30.9           29.1     28.8        27.9       29.3

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country name                       region                            indicator               definition              1995    1996     1997   1998     1999     2000   2001     2002     2003   2004   2005   2006   2007   2008
Indonesia                          Asia                              unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Iran, Islamic Republic of          Asia                              unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP   23.3    23.0     23.7   25.5     23.4     23.2   24.0     22.6     22.0   21.4   22.2   22.6   20.7
Korea (North)                      Asia                              unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Korea, Republic of                 Asia                              unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP   51.5    52.9     51.3   48.8     47.9     48.1   49.1     49.0     50.0   49.8   51.1   51.5   51.3   51.6
Lao People's Democratic Republic   Asia                              unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Macau (China)                      Asia                              unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP                                    35.8     33.9   34.6     32.0     29.5   27.3   28.7   30.6   30.8   30.6
Malaysia                           Asia                              unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Maldives, Republic of              Asia                              unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP                    26.0                                              28.0
Mongolia                           Asia                              unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP                                             22.8   22.9     24.9     25.5   22.3   21.5   20.5   21.6   24.8
Myanmar                            Asia                              unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Nepal                              Asia                              unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP                                                    45.0     44.8     44.2   43.2   42.2   40.2   39.2   38.9
Pakistan                           Asia                              unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Papua New Guinea                   Asia                              unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP   26.6    23.9     24.6   22.9     21.1     19.7   19.7     18.9     18.4   18.2   16.5   15.1
Philippines                        Asia                              unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP   25.3    26.0     27.2   28.3     27.1     26.2   25.2     24.5     24.5   27.6   27.7   27.8   27.8   27.8
Singapore                          Asia                              unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Solomon Islands                    Asia                              unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Sri Lanka                          Asia                              unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP                           46.2     46.3     46.3   46.3     46.5     51.8   51.5   51.3   51.5   52.2   52.8
Taiwan (China)                     Asia                              unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Thailand                           Asia                              unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Timor-Leste                        Asia                              unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Viet Nam                           Asia                              unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Australia                          Developed Economies               unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP   49.9    50.7     50.1   50.6     50.1     49.9   48.9     48.7     48.3   48.7   48.7   48.9   48.7   48.5
Austria                            Developed Economies               unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP   59.5    58.6     58.1   57.8     57.8     57.0   56.2     55.5     55.5   54.5   54.1   53.3   53.0   54.0
Belgium                            Developed Economies               unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP   51.2    51.2     50.9   50.8     51.4     50.9   52.3     52.5     52.0   50.7   50.3   50.1   50.1   51.3
Bulgaria                           Developed Economies               unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP                                    38.4     36.3   36.4     35.3     35.3   34.7   34.5   33.6   33.9   35.2
Canada                             Developed Economies               unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP   51.7    51.2     51.3   52.0     51.2     50.6   51.4     51.5     51.2   50.9   50.6   51.3   51.3   51.2
Cyprus                             Developed Economies               unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP                    44.8   43.5     43.2     42.7   42.3     44.2     45.7   45.1   45.0   44.8   43.7   43.9
Czech Republic                     Developed Economies               unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP   43.0    43.8     44.0   42.1     41.7     41.9   42.3     43.2     43.8   42.7   43.1   43.0   42.9   44.3
Denmark                            Developed Economies               unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP   52.1    52.4     52.2   53.4     53.7     52.6   53.7     54.1     54.4   53.6   53.3   53.4   54.8   56.4
Estonia                            Developed Economies               unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP                                    46.5     45.2   44.6     44.2     44.3   44.3   44.2   44.3   46.6   51.2
Finland                            Developed Economies               unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP   49.5    50.0     48.6   48.1     48.1     47.2   47.7     47.7     48.4   48.2   49.0   48.7   47.6   49.4
France                             Developed Economies               unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP   51.8    51.9     51.5   51.2     51.8     51.9   52.2     52.6     52.5   52.2   52.0   51.9   51.4   51.6
Germany                            Developed Economies               unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP   54.0    53.7     52.8   52.6     52.7     53.4   53.1     52.7     52.4   51.5   50.4   49.4   48.5   49.3
Greece                             Developed Economies               unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP                                             33.2   32.7     35.4     34.8   35.0   35.2   34.9   35.4   36.4
Hungary                            Developed Economies               unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP   54.6    53.1     51.9   51.7     50.9     52.7   52.5     52.6     54.0   53.9   54.2   53.3   54.7   54.5
Iceland                            Developed Economies               unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Ireland                            Developed Economies               unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP                                                             38.3     38.6   39.4   40.7   41.0   41.6   44.4
Israel                             Developed Economies               unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP   51.1    52.1     51.7   50.8     51.5     51.3   53.0     51.7     50.3   49.3   49.3   49.8   50.3   51.1
Italy                              Developed Economies               unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP   41.3    41.4     41.6   39.7     39.8     39.2   39.5     39.8     40.2   39.9   40.7   41.0   40.9   41.9
Japan                              Developed Economies               unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP   54.8    54.3     54.6   54.8     54.2     53.9   54.1     53.4     52.7   51.4   51.5   52.0   51.5   53.2
Latvia                             Developed Economies               unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP   44.0    46.0     44.1   43.9     43.7     41.4   39.7     38.5     39.7   39.5   41.9   43.9   46.9   50.5
Lithuania                          Developed Economies               unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP                                             44.1   42.6     43.1     43.4   44.3   44.9   47.2   47.8   49.3
Luxembourg                         Developed Economies               unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP   47.1    47.0     47.9   47.8     45.8     46.2   49.4     49.4     47.3   47.1   46.1   43.8   43.0   43.6
Malta                              Developed Economies               unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP                           46.0     45.7     43.8   46.6     45.6     46.8   45.6   44.4   43.5   42.9   43.5
Netherlands                        Developed Economies               unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP   51.2    50.8     50.2   50.9     51.1     50.7   50.8     51.3     51.5   51.1   49.6   49.0   49.0   49.4
New Zealand                        Developed Economies               unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP   41.7    42.4     42.5   42.7     41.2     41.0   41.0     41.5     41.8   42.3   43.1   43.5   42.8   43.7
Norway                             Developed Economies               unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP   46.9    45.9     45.9   49.6     48.7     43.1   44.1     46.3     45.7   43.8   41.7   41.0   43.3   42.9
Poland                             Developed Economies               unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP   39.8    40.9     41.7   42.0     41.5     40.2   41.0     39.1     38.2   36.2   35.8   35.5   35.5   37.3
Portugal                           Developed Economies               unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP   48.1    48.7     48.8   48.8     48.7     49.3   49.3     49.5     49.8   49.5   50.3   49.7   48.9   49.8
Romania                            Developed Economies               unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP   39.6    40.1     34.9   42.5     38.7     43.8   45.8     43.9     41.9   41.2   44.3   43.4   44.0   47.1
Slovakia                           Developed Economies               unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP   39.9    41.3     42.9   42.5     40.8     40.7   39.7     39.6     38.8   36.8   37.2   36.7   36.3   36.4
Slovenia                           Developed Economies               unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP   55.7    54.1     52.2   51.2     50.3     51.5   52.0     51.2     50.9   51.1   51.0   50.5   49.8   50.8
Spain                              Developed Economies               unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP                                             49.5   49.2     48.7     48.4   47.7   47.4   47.2   47.7   48.8
Sweden                             Developed Economies               unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP   52.4    54.5     54.1   54.1     52.7     54.8   56.5     56.0     55.4   54.6   54.2   52.9   53.7   53.8
Switzerland                        Developed Economies               unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP   64.6    64.4     64.1   63.5     64.2     64.2   66.6     67.5     67.1   65.2   65.8   64.9   64.2   64.5
United Kingdom                     Developed Economies               unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP   52.6    51.7     51.8   53.0     53.4     54.5   55.2     54.6     54.1   53.7   54.0   53.7   53.5   53.2
United States                      Developed Economies               unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP   57.1    56.5     56.4   57.5     57.6     58.5   58.5     57.8     57.6   56.7   56.2   56.1   56.2   56.4
Albania                            Eastern Europe and Central Asia   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Armenia                            Eastern Europe and Central Asia   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP                                                                                    39.4   39.0   38.2   37.2
Azerbaijan                         Eastern Europe and Central Asia   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP   22.6    18.8     19.7   19.295   20.965   21.6   20.087   20.818   22.7   24.9   22.5   17.1   15.2   14.3

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country name                                region                            indicator               definition              1995    1996     1997   1998   1999   2000   2001   2002   2003   2004   2005   2006   2007   2008
Belarus                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asia   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP   47.4    48.1     47.8   51.8   50.5   51.3   55.4   54.3   51.6   51.6   53.6   55.3   54.3   52.9
Bosnia and Herzegovina                      Eastern Europe and Central Asia   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP                                                                            45.5   45.2   46.2   48.8
Croatia                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asia   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP           50.3     50.6   51.9   54.0   52.9   49.9   50.2   51.8   50.8   48.3   47.6   47.8
Georgia                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asia   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP                                                              17.3   16.7   17.0   16.6   19.1   23.2
Kazakhstan                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP   37.3    38.9     38.6   37.7   35.6   35.8   35.9   32.8   32.9   33.3   33.0   31.6   34.5   32.8
Kyrgyzstan Republic                         Eastern Europe and Central Asia   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP   37.8    33.6     32.2   32.6   32.1   30.7   27.2   26.9   26.6   24.3   24.3   27.2   26.7   26.3
Moldova, Republic of                        Eastern Europe and Central Asia   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP   50.6    49.9     48.7   49.1   33.9   36.4   40.5   43.8   49.2   48.6   49.9   50.8   50.1   53.7
Russian Federation                          Eastern Europe and Central Asia   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP                                                                            43.8   44.5   46.7   47.2
Serbia                                      Eastern Europe and Central Asia   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP                    62.5   53.3   47.6   44.6   45.9   48.8   51.4   48.4   46.9   45.8   45.9   45.0
Tajikistan                                  Eastern Europe and Central Asia   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP                                         24.2   23.4   20.6   13.9   13.5   14.0   13.6   13.7   12.2
The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia   Eastern Europe and Central Asia   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP                    51.1   51.9   51.7   46.6   45.9   44.3   43.9   40.7   37.4   38.9   34.0   34.9
Turkey                                      Eastern Europe and Central Asia   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Turkmenistan                                Eastern Europe and Central Asia   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP
Ukraine                                     Eastern Europe and Central Asia   unadjusted wage share   share of wages in GDP   48.7    54.0     56.0   56.7   53.3   49.9   47.9   51.3   50.9   50.3   55.7   56.