24 July 2021,   08:38
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The average monthly nominal earnings in Georgia amounted to GEL 1 256.2

In the I quarter of the 2021, the average monthly nominal earnings in Georgia increased by 4.4% (53.5 Gel) compared to the same quarter of the previous year and amounted to 1 256.2 Gel.

According to the economic activity the highest monthly earnings were observed in the following fields:

• Financial and insurance activities – 2 448.5 Gel (decreased by 5.7% compared to the corresponding period of the previous year)
• Information and communication – 2 159.8 Gel (increased by 14.4%)
• Professional, scientific and technical activities – 1 798.9 Gel (increased by 0.2%)
• Construction – 1 664.5 Gel (decreased – by 2.3%).

In the I quarter of 2021 the average earnings equaled to 1 022.9 Gel for women, while 1 473.4 Gel for men. The annual growth of earnings amounted to 62.5 Gel for women and 49.5 Gel for men. In the majority of sectors of economy the average monthly earnings of men were higher compared to women.

In the I quarter of 2021 the average monthly earnings of hired employees in business sector increased by 56.5 Gel and equaled to 1 283.5 Gel. According to the economic activity the highest monthly earnings were observed in the Arts, entertainment and recreation (2 319.4 Gel, increased by 30.5% compared to the corresponding period of the previous year) and Information and communication activities (2 204.0Gel, increased by 14.7%).

In the I quarter of 2021 compared to the same quarter of the previous year, the average monthly earnings of hired employees in non-business and financial sector increased by 52.2 Gel and amounted to 1 213.3 Gel. According to the economic activity the highest monthly earnings were observed in the Financial and insurance activities.

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