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EARNINGS (WAGES AND SALARIES) – UN

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Definition:
Statistics of earnings (wages and salaries) should relate to employees’ gross remuneration, that is, the total before any deductions are made by the employer in respect of taxes, contributions of employees to social security and pension schemes, life insurance premiums, union dues and other obligations of employees.

Source Publication:
International Recommendations for Industrial Statistics, United Nations, New York, 1983, Statistical Papers, Series M, No. 48, Rev. 1, para. 121.

Cross References:
Earnings (wages and salaries) – ILO

Version Indicator: UN

Statistical Theme: Industry and services statistics - Industry

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Tuesday, May 21, 2002