Hungary's gross wages grow by 15.1% y/y in April vs 17% in March -stats

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary's gross average wages rose by an annual 15.1% in April after a 17% rise in March, the Central Statistics Office (KSH) said on Friday.

Wage growth was fuelled by previously scheduled wage hikes, one-time payments and a rise of the minimum wage, the KSH said.

(% change from pvs year) April 2022 March April 2021

2022

GROSS WAGE GROWTH 15.1 17.0 10.3

Private sector 14.5 16.2 9.0

Public sector 12.0 17.3 12.7

(Reporting by Krisztina Than)

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