In 2022, the average salary in the national economy increased by 11.7 percent to PLN 6,346.15, the Central Statistical Office announced on Monday.
According to the Central Statistical Office, the average gross remuneration according to the PKD section ranged from PLN 4,127.68 in the Accommodation and catering section to PLN 11,101.46 in the Mining and quarrying section.
The Central Statistical Office also announced that, according to preliminary data, in 2022 the average employment in the national economy amounted to 11.0 million FTEs and was 1.4% more than in the previous year.
The Central Statistical Office reported that in December 2022, a salary that was equal to or lower than minimum gross salary downloaded 402.6 thous. employed people.
Average salary in the national economy
The average wage rate in the national economy is one of the basic macroeconomic indicators used in the preparation of the state budget plan. The amount of the average remuneration in the previous year depends on, among others: the index indexation of pension benefits or various types of penalties and fines.
The Central Statistical Office periodically publishes various types of data on average salaries. Every month we get to know the average wage rate in the enterprise sector. However, it covers only entities employing more than 9 people. The data on the average wage in the national economy show a much broader picture of the labor market, as they also include companies that employ fewer people.
According to the latest data from the Central Statistical Office average gross salary in the sector enterprises in April 2023 amounted to PLN 7,430.65, an increase of 12.1 percent year-on-year. Employment in this sector increased by 0.4 percent on an annual basis.
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