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Type of CountryCountry/TerritoryGrowth of Real Average Monthly Wages, in % p.a. 2000-05Growth of Real Average Monthly Wages, in % p.a. 2006Growth of Real Average Monthly Wages, in % p.a. 2007Growth of Real Average Monthly Wages, in % p.a. 2008Growth of Real Average Monthly Wages, in % p.a. 2009NSO provided data/assistance

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1Advanced CountriesAustralia1.13.25.0-0.92.0Australian Bureau of Statistics

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2Advanced CountriesAustria-0.21.41.4-0.32.0Statistics AustriaX

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3Advanced CountriesBelgium0.9-0.1-1.2-0.23.2Belgium Ministry of Economic AffairsX

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4Advanced CountriesCanada0.00.42.10.51.3Statistics CanadaX

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5Advanced CountriesCyprus2.52.41.40.53.8Statistical Service of CyprusX

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6Advanced CountriesDenmark1.20.73.0-1.22.2Statistics DenmarkX

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7Advanced CountriesFinland2.31.82.21.23.3Statistics FinlandX

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8Advanced CountriesFrance0.60.51.52.7-0.8France National Institute of Statistics and Economic StudiesX

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9Advanced CountriesGermany-0.4-0.9-0.6-0.4-0.4Federal Statistical Office of GermanyX

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10Advanced CountriesGreece3.6..2.31.0..National Statistical Service of GreeceX

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11Advanced CountriesIceland4.52.76.1-4.9-8.0Statistics IcelandX

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12Advanced CountriesIreland....-1.3-1.51.5Central Statistics Office of IrelandX

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13Advanced CountriesIsrael0.3-0.36.2-1.1-2.6Israel Central Bureau of StatisticsX

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14Advanced CountriesItaly0.30.40.1-0.72.4Italy National Bureau of StatisticsX

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15Advanced CountriesJapan0.7-0.3-0.1-1.9-1.9Japan Ministry of Health Labor and WelfareX

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16Advanced CountriesKorea (Republic of)4.43.4-1.8-1.5-3.3Ministry of Labour of KoreaX

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17Advanced CountriesLuxembourg0.90.81.50.31.5STATEC LuxembourgX

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18Advanced CountriesMalta-0.41.61.80.00.2Malta National Statistics Office X

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19Advanced CountriesNetherlands0.11.00.11.22.3Statistics NetherlandsX

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20Advanced CountriesNew Zealand1.3-0.34.90.10.1Statistics New ZealandX

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21Advanced CountriesNorway2.42.34.91.91.0Statistics NorwayX

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22Advanced CountriesPortugal1.2-0.10.72.0..Office of Strategy and Planning (GEP) of the Ministry of Labour and Social SolidarityX

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23Advanced CountriesSingapore2.62.24.0-1.0-2.8Statistics SingaporeX

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24Advanced CountriesSpain-0.11.21.10.93.5Spain National Statistics InstituteX

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25Advanced CountriesSweden2.11.41.51.70.6Statistics Sweden X

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26Advanced CountriesSwitzerland0.80.10.9-0.42.6Swiss Federal Statistical OfficeX

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27Advanced CountriesUnited Kingdom2.31.80.60.8-0.5UK National StatisticsX

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28Advanced CountriesUnited States, Series A......-1.11.5US Bureau of Labor StatisticsX

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Advanced CountriesUnited States, Series B..1.11.0-1.02.2US Bureau of Labor StatisticsX

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29AfricaAlgeria-0.16.64.7....Algeria National Statistical OfficeX

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30AfricaBotswana2.10.13.0-4.85.4Central Statistical Office of Botswana

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31AfricaEgypt1.76.1-0.8....Egypt Central Agency for Public Mobilization and StatisticsX

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32AfricaKenya..-1.80.9....Kenya National Bureau of Statistics

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33AfricaMalawi12.5-6.3......National Statistical Office of MalawiX

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34AfricaMauritius3.2-3.9-2.5-1.8..Central Statistics Office of Mauritius

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35AfricaMorocco..-0.30.81.75.2Morocco National Social Security FundX

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36AfricaReunion..0.11.4....France National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies

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37AfricaSenegal2.52.2......Senegal Les salaires : etat des lieux, tendances et evolution recentes, Momar Ballé Sylla, August 2009, mimeo

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38AfricaSouth Africa....1.00.03.5Statistics South AfricaX

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39AfricaSwaziland-0.4........Swaziland Central Statistics Office

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40AfricaTanzania7.1........Tanzania National Bureau of Statistics

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41AfricaTunisia2.71.22.20.02.3Tunisian National Institute of Statistics

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42AfricaUganda..4.77.9....Uganda Bureau of StatisticsX

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43AfricaZimbabwe-7.4........Central Statistical Office of Zimbabwe

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44AsiaChina12.612.913.111.712.8National Bureau of Statistics China

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45AsiaHong Kong (China)..2.01.7-4.1-2.9Census and Statistics Department of Hong Kong

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46AsiaMacau (China)1.90.21.2-0.81.8Statistics and Census Service Macao SAR Government

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47AsiaFiji0.7........Fiji Islands Bureau of Statistics

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48AsiaIndia2.60.4-0.68.3..Government of India Ministry of Statistics and Programme ImplementationX

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49AsiaIndonesia10.4-6.1-1.1-2.4-0.3Statistics Indonesia of the Republic of IndonesiaX

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50AsiaIran..8.00.0....Statistical Centre of IranX

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51AsiaMalaysia3.50.03.2-4.71.4Department of Statistics of MalaysiaX

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52AsiaMongolia2.420.925.125.03.1Mongolia National Statistical OfficeX

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53AsiaMyanmar-6.7142.51.511.2..Myanmar Department of Labour (retrieved from ILO Laborsta)

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54AsiaNepal6.5-0.53.43.73.9Government of Nepal Central Bureau of Statistics

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55AsiaPakistan2.5..7.22.4..Government of Pakistan Statistics DivisionX

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56AsiaPhilippines-1.10.5-1.0-4.31.0National Statistical Office of the PhilippinesX

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57AsiaSri Lanka-0.71.1-4.8-4.61.6Sri Lanka Department of Labour (retrieved from ILO Laborsta)

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58AsiaThailand-1.01.50.74.5-1.6National Statistical Office of Thailand

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60Eastern Europe and Central AsiaArmenia14.216.314.18.112.6National Statistics Service of Armenia X

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61Eastern Europe and Central AsiaAzerbaijan17.510.924.35.07.2State Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan X

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62Eastern Europe and Central AsiaBelarus14.817.39.98.91.8Republic of Belarus Official Statistics X

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63Eastern Europe and Central AsiaGeorgia13.824.821.232.22.0National Statistics Office of Georgia

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64Eastern Europe and Central AsiaKazakhstan10.210.216.1-1.13.2Agency of Statistics of Kazakhstan

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65Eastern Europe and Central AsiaKyrgyzstan 9.418.610.28.87.2National Statistical Committee of the Kyrgyz Republic

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66Eastern Europe and Central AsiaRussian Federation15.113.317.311.5-3.5Federal State Statistics Service, Russian FederationX

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67Eastern Europe and Central AsiaTajikistan16.725.624.218.218.3State Committee on Statistics of Tajikistan

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68Eastern Europe and Central AsiaTurkmenistan29.4....4.07.4State Committee of Turkmenistan Statistics

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69Eastern Europe and Central AsiaUzbekistan22.1........UNECE

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70Central and Eastern EuropeAlbania5.96.721.619.7..Albania National Institute of StatisticsX

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71Central and Eastern EuropeBosnia and Herzegovina4.41.88.28.68.6Agency of Statistics for Bosnia and Herzegovina X

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72Central and Eastern EuropeBulgaria1.93.411.313.010.4Bulgarian National Statistical Institute

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73Central and Eastern EuropeCroatia2.32.93.41.2-0.2Republic of Croatia Central Bureau of StatisticsX

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74Central and Eastern EuropeCzech Republic4.13.14.40.70.2Czech Statistical Office X

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75Central and Eastern EuropeEstonia6.611.613.03.2-4.9Statistics Estonia

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76Central and Eastern EuropeHungary5.84.20.01.3-3.5Hungarian Central Statistic Office

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77Central and Eastern EuropeLatvia5.715.219.74.4-6.8Statistics LatviaX

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78Central and Eastern EuropeLithuania3.413.013.97.5-8.5Statistics Lithuania

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79Central and Eastern EuropeFormer Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia1.34.62.40.415.0Republic of Macedonia State Statistical Office

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80Central and Eastern EuropeMoldova (Republic of)12.614.28.38.78.6National Bureau of Statistics MoldovaX

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81Central and Eastern EuropePoland1.73.85.35.62.0Central Statistical Office of PolandX

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82Central and Eastern EuropeRomania6.911.116.217.01.6Romanian National Institute of StatisticsX

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83Central and Eastern EuropeSerbia14.710.414.64.9-10.6Statistical Office of the Republic of SerbiaX

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84Central and Eastern EuropeSlovakia2.62.57.53.52.9Statistical Office of the Slovak RepublicX

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85Central and Eastern EuropeSlovenia2.83.12.62.52.6Statistical Office of the Republic of SloveniaX

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86Central and Eastern EuropeTurkey..2.61.10.21.7TurkStat X

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87Central and Eastern EuropeUkraine15.718.415.06.8-8.9State Committee of Statistics of UkraineX

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88Latin American and the CaribbeanArgentina-4.06.310.812.712.4Argentinean National Institute of Statistics and Censuses

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89Latin American and the CaribbeanBrazil-1.74.03.23.43.2Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE)X

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90Latin American and the CaribbeanChile0.70.62.80.64.4National Statistics Institute of Chile

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91Latin American and the CaribbeanColombia1.53.9-0.3-2.01.1Central Bank of Colombia

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92Latin American and the CaribbeanCosta Rica-0.42.55.30.0..ILO/SIALC

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93Latin American and the CaribbeanDominican Republic-5.9-0.44.1-0.62.2Central Bank of the Dominican Republic

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94Latin American and the CaribbeanEcuador6.08.411.310.57.0National Institute of Statistics and Census of Ecuador

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95Latin American and the CaribbeanGuadeloupe..0.41.2....France National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies

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96Latin American and the CaribbeanGuyana..-5.2-9.1....France National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies

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97Latin American and the CaribbeanHonduras1.31.36.1....ILO/SIALC

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98Latin American and the CaribbeanJamaica-3.13.51.4-6.21.0Statistical Institute of JamaicaX

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99Latin American and the CaribbeanMartinique..-1.10.6....France National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies

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100Latin American and the CaribbeanMexico3.33.11.3-2.6-5.0Mexico National Employment Service Job Portal

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101Latin American and the CaribbeanPanama-1.30.8-3.4-2.66.2ILO/SIALC

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102Latin American and the CaribbeanParaguay-3.8-2.1-3.82.2..ILO/SIALC

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103Latin American and the CaribbeanPeru-0.1-2.4-1.5-3.2..ILO/SIALC

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104Latin American and the CaribbeanPuerto Rico0.80.41.5-0.63.6US Bureau of Labor Statistics

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105Latin American and the CaribbeanUruguay-5.04.54.95.27.2National Institute of Statistics of Uruguay

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106Latin American and the CaribbeanVenezuela0.518.66.31.9..ILO/SIALC

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107Middle EastBahrain-0.6-2.45.15.2-3.7Kingdom of Bahrain Labour Market Regulatory Authority

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108Middle EastJordan0.60.63.4-0.1..Jordan Department of StatisticsX

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109Middle EastKuwait1.5........Kuwait Central Statistical Office

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110Middle EastOman....5.1-2.2..Oman Ministry of the National Economy

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111Middle EastQatar....6.7....Qatar Statistics Authority

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112Middle EastSaudi Arabia0.2-0.8-1.7....Saudi Arabia Central Department of StatisticsX

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113Middle EastSyrian Arab Republic....-0.92.32.2Syria Central Bureau of Statistics X

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114Middle EastUnited Arab Emirates-0.20.1......UAE Ministry of the EconomyX

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115Middle EastWest Bank and Gaza0.65.5-0.61.9-2.7Palestinian Central Bureau of StatisticsX

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*Based on secondary data series.

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^ILO estimate

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