Bulgaria's avg gross monthly wage grows in Q2

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The average gross monthly wage in Bulgaria rose by an annual 14.1% to BGN 1,525 (EUR 779.70) in the second quarter of 2021, the Sofia-based National Statistical Institute (NSI) said in a statement on Friday.

On a quarterly comparison basis, the average gross monthly wage went up by 4.3% in the April-June period, according to the statement. The highest average wage, of BGN 3,709 (EUR 1,896), was registered in the information and communication sector.

The lowest gross wage, of BGN 936 (EUR 478), was recorded in the accommodation and food services.

On an annual comparison basis, the average monthly wages in the public sector and the private sector went up by 19.5% and 12.3%, respectively.

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