Data on population earnings are used to estimate average monthly wages and salaries (gross and net), personal income of persons working in private and public sector, average amount of old-age pensions received by persons registered with the social insurance institutions.
Terms and definitions
Calculated or gross wage and salary
Net wages and salaries
State pensions are divided into several categories: old-age pensions; disability pensions; survivor’s pensions; service pensions; pensions under special regulations.
Private sector includes commercial companies with central or local government capital participation up to 50%, commercial companies of all types without central or local government capital participation, individual merchants, and peasant and fishermen farms with 50 and more employees.
Data on population earnings are acquired from several CSB surveys: average and real monthly wages and salaries and number of pensions, state social benefit and allowance recipients, pension and benefit amounts.