Argentina - Wage & Salaries





Argentina: Wage & Salaries

Mnemonic YPEWS.IARG
Unit Index Oct2016=100, NSA
Adjustments Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly 2.63 %
Data Feb 2019 179.8
Jan 2019 175.2

Series Information

Source National Institute of Statistics and Censuses of the Argentine Republic (INDEC)
Release Wage Index Argentina
Frequency Monthly
Start Date 10/31/2016
End Date 2/28/2019

Argentina: Labor

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Wage & Salaries Feb 2019 179.8 175.2 Index Oct2016=100, NSA Monthly
Labor Force 2018 Q4 12,978,000 12,990,000 #, NSA Quarterly
Primary Industries Employment 2018 Q4 999,988,478 619,137,312 Ths. ARS, SAAR Quarterly
Total Employment 2018 Q4 11,793,000 11,822,000 #, NSA Quarterly
Unemployment 2018 Q4 1,185,000 1,168,000 #, NSA Quarterly
Unemployment Rate 2018 Q4 9.1 9 %, NSA Quarterly
Agriculture Employment 2017 107,868 108,766 # Annual

Release Information

The wage index estimated from successive months by comparing the changes to both the public sector and private sector.  

The wage index is determined according to the Permanent Household Survey (EPH) of Argentina.  The Household Survey (EPH) is a national program of ongoing production of social indicators who attempt to determine the characteristics of the population. Performed with the National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (INDEC) and Provincial Statistical Offices.

This dataset covers the 31 largest metro areas only.

Revisions are common.