Argentina - Wage & Salaries





Argentina: Wage & Salaries

Mnemonic YPEWS.IARG
Unit Index Oct2016=100, NSA
Adjustments Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly 1.98 %
Data Aug 2020 283.9
Jul 2020 278.4

Series Information

Source National Institute of Statistics and Censuses of the Argentine Republic (INDEC)
Release Wage index
Frequency Monthly
Start Date 10/31/2016
End Date 8/31/2020

Argentina: Labor

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Wage & Salaries Aug 2020 283.9 278.4 Index Oct2016=100, NSA Monthly
Labor Force 2020 Q2 10,983,000 13,439,000 #, NSA Quarterly
Primary Industries Employment 2020 Q2 2,513,227,487 1,175,982,544 Ths. ARS, NSAAR Quarterly
Total Employment 2020 Q2 9,546,000 12,045,000 #, NSA Quarterly
Unemployment 2020 Q2 1,437,000 1,394,000 #, NSA Quarterly
Unemployment Rate 2020 Q2 13.1 10.4 %, 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.