Increase of 0.9% in nominal wages in 2019 and of 0.5% in real wages

Neuch√Ętel, 29.06.2020 - The Swiss nominal wage index rose by 0.9% on average in 2019 compared with 2018. It settled at 102.5 points (base 2015 = 100). Given an average annual inflation rate of +0.4%, real wages registered an increase of 0.5% in the whole economy (101.1 points, base 2015 = 100) according to calculations by the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).

This press release and further information on this topic can be found on the FSO website (see link below).


Address for enquiries

Didier Froidevaux, FSO, Wages and Working Conditions section, tel.: +41 58 46 3 67 56, e-mail: didier.froidevaux@bfs.admin.ch



Publisher

Federal Statistical Office
http://www.statistics.admin.ch

https://www.admin.ch/content/gov/en/start/documentation/media-releases.msg-id-79605.html