Croatia's avg net wage declines on year in April

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Croatia's average net monthly wage totaled HRK 7,547 (EUR 1,004) in April, down 2.6% year-on-year in real terms, the Croatian Bureau of Statistics (Crostat) said on Tuesday.

In March, the average net monthly salary was 0.7% lower on the year in real terms.

On a monthly comparison basis, the average net monthly wage in April fell 3.3% in real terms, after it stagnated in March, according to Crostat.

The average gross monthly salary amounted to HRK 10,245 (EUR 1,429) in April, down by a real 3.3% month-on-month and lower by 1.7% on the year.

In a separate statement, the Zagreb-based agency said that Croatia's registered unemployment rate stood at 6.5% in May, down from 7% in April.

In May, there were 109,838 unemployed people registered with labor offices, down 7.6% month-on-month and 20.4% fewer year-on-year. Meantime, the number of employed people reached 1,592,190.

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