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Average Monthly Nominal Wages / Salaries

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This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from Armenia statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from Armenian statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other Armenian-specific metadata information.

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Indicator description

Тhе source of information օn wages / salaries before 2018 was the data submitted by the establishments trough the statistical reports and since 2018 - the database of the Personal Income Tax and Social Tax (Payment), authorized by the State Revenue Committee of the RA covering establishments with at least 1 paid employees.

Geographical coverage

Armenia

Unit of measurement

dram

Definitions

Nominal wage is the amount of employee’s pretax gross compensation, which characterizes the level of payout of link with the prices of goods and services. Employees’ remuneration and other payments equal to it are the gross wages/salaries in return for the job done in cash and (or) in kind before deduction of compulsory taxes defined by law.

Calculations

Average monthly nominal wage is calculated as the sum of remuneration and other payments equal to it (both in cash and in kind) divided by the average monthly payroll number of employees.

Other information

https://www.armstat.am/file/article/trud_2019_11.pdf

Data last updated 2020-08-28: see changes on GitHub opens in a new window
Metadata last updated 2020-11-15: see changes on GitHub opens in a new window

This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name

Average Monthly Nominal Wages / Salaries

Indicator number

8.5.1.a

Target name
Target number

8.5

Global indicator description
UN designated tier
UN custodian agency
Link to UN metadata
Organisation Armstat
Link to data source
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