Wage indices

Published: 20/9/2017

The table presents monthly statistical data on the amounts of net wages in the Republic of Croatia, which are published by the Croatian Bureau of Statistics, as well as the corresponding indices of their changes.

Methodology - wage indices

Published: 19/1/2016 Modified: 16/12/2016

Table J4 Average monthly net wages

The average monthly paid off net wage in the Republic of Croatia is calculated and published by the Croatian Bureau of Statistics (CBS). In accordance with the definition, the average monthly paid off net wage comprises income of a person in employment earned for work done during regular working hours as well as annual leave, paid leave, public holidays and day-offs as prescribed by law, sickness leave up to 42 days, absence for continuing professional education, during lay-off and job stop caused against person’s will and of no fault of his own, worker’s meals and net pays on the basis of compensations, allowances and rewards in sums which are subject to contributions, taxes and surtaxes. From January 2016, data on the average monthly paid off net wages for the period from January 2015 onwards were gathered by processing the administrative sources of data from the "Report on income, income tax and surtax as well as contributions for mandatory insurances" – JOPPD forms and are not comparable to previously published monthly data.