Earnings and wages

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Earnings and wages are defined as "the total remuneration, in cash or in kind, payable to all persons counted on the payroll (including homeworkers), in return for work done during the accounting period", regardless of whether it is paid on the basis of working time, output or piecework and whether it is paid regularly or not.

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Keywords:  salaries, wages, earnings

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Wage levels are divided by low pay and high pay. The incidence of low pay refers to the share of workers earning less than two-thirds of median earnings . The incidence of high pay refers to the share of workers earning more than one-and-a-half time median earnings. Data refer to full-time employees.This indicator is measured in percentages.

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Keywords:  wage, low pay, high pay
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