KSH: Average gross earnings in Hungary HUF 228,400

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The Central Statistics Office (KSH) has compiled data on personal earnings for the first seven months in 2013, with the numbers showing that at corporations employing at least five persons, budgetary and designated non-profit institutions – average gross earnings increased by 3.2%, while net earnings grew by 4.6% year-on-year...

Through July 2013, full-time employees’ average gross nominal earnings amounted to HUF 228,400; within this, those of full-time employees in the business sector were equal to HUF 239,600. 

In the national economy, average gross nominal earnings grew by 3.2% compared with the same period in 2012. Average gross earnings grew by 3.5% in the business sector. In the public sector, average gross earnings increased by 3.7%, while at non-profit institutions, average gross earnings rose by 2.2% to HUF 207,300.

But that’s before taxes. For the January-to-July period, average net earnings (excluding family tax benefits) were up 4.6% to HUF 149,600; HUF 103,600 was the average manual laborer’s monthly salary, while white-collar workers took home HUF 198,300.

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