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Press release 210 / 2017-06-23: 1st quarter of 2017: real earnings continue to grow despite markedly higher price increases

WIESBADEN – According to the results of the quarterly survey of earnings, the index of real earnings in Germany rose a good 0.6% in the first quarter of 2017 year on year. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that the increase in nominal earnings was 2.6%. Although the increase in consumer prices (+1.9%) - measured on a quarterly basis - was higher than any time since the end of 2012, real earnings increased year on year for the 13th quarter in a row.

Basic data and long time series are available in tables Gross earnings, weekly working hours (62321-0001) and Indices of agreed earnings, weekly working hours (62231-0001) in the GENESIS-Online database

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Ralf Droßard,
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