In October 2016, the average gross nominal earnings were RON 2,918, by 0.7 percent higher than the one registered in September 2016, National Institute of Statistics (INS) data show on Friday.
The average net nominal earnings were RON 2,108, increasing as against the previous month with RON 14 (+0.7 percent). As compared to October of the previous year, the average net nominal earnings increased by 12.7 percent.
“The highest values of the average net nominal earnings were recorded in computer programming, consultancy and related activities (including information service activities) – RON 5,513, while the lowest in accommodation and food service activities – RON 1,281,” INS notes in a press release.
The most significant increases in the average net earnings have been recorded in mining of coal and lignite – 4.8 percent; manufacture of textiles, manufacture of basic metals, motion picture, video and television programmes production, sound recording and music publishing activities (including programming and broadcasting activities) – between 3.5 percent and 4.5 percent; manufacture of machinery and equipment, manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations, manufacture of wood, telecommunications, a.s.o. – between 1.5 percent and 2.5 percent.
At the same time, the most significant decreases in the average net earnings have been recorded in extraction of crude petroleum and natural gas – 26.5 percent, by 15.8 percent in mining support service activities, respectively by 15.6 percent in manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products.
In the budgetary sector were registered increases of the average net earnings as against the previous month, as follows: health and social assistance (+4.4 percent), education (+3.3 percent), public administration (+0.4 percent).