Average corporate wage and employment rise in March

Average corporate wage and employment rise in March Darek Delmanowicz/PAP

Poland's average corporate gross wage rose by 5.7 percent year on year to PLN 5,164.53 (EUR 1208.50) in March. In monthly terms, the wage grew by 4.3 percent, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) announced on Wednesday.

Economists surveyed by PAP expected a 6.9 percent corporate wage growth year on year. Month on month, the expected figure was 5.6 percent.

Poland's corporate employment totalled 6,393,600 people in March, up by 3.0 percent y/y and 0.2 percent m/m, versus expectations for a 2.9 percent annual increase and a 0.1 percent monthly rise.