Apart from the distinctive decline in 2021 because of the penalties of the well being disaster, the yr 2022 is the yr through which the buying energy of personal sector workers drops essentially the most since 1996, in response to the Nationwide Institute of Statistics and financial research (INSEE). This drop occurred regardless of a big enhance in salaries: +4.2% for the web.
In 2022, the common internet wage in fixed euros of personal sector workers decreased by 1%, the “strongest” decline noticed over the past 25 years, other than the trompe-l’oeil developments in the course of the well being disaster, signifies the Insee in a examine printed Wednesday. “In 2022, an worker within the personal sector earns on common 2,630 euros internet per 30 days in full-time equal (EQTP),” signifies the Institute. If we don’t bear in mind inflation, the wage has “considerably elevated” in 2022: +4.2% for the web.
The largest drop since 1996
Regardless of this, “client costs elevated extra sharply (+5.2%, after +1.6% in 2021), in order that the common internet wage in fixed euros fell by 1.0%”, continues INSEE. “If we besides the decline in 2021” (-1.3%), ensuing “largely from modifications within the composition of employment in the course of the well being disaster”, “the drop within the buying energy of internet salaries in EQTP in 2022 is the strongest since 1996, the yr since INSEE has been measuring this indicator”, the examine continues.
“Solely the buying energy of the bottom salaries has been maintained, because of the will increase within the minimal wage in keeping with inflation,” underlines INSEE.
Wage inequalities nonetheless vital
In 2022, “half of workers within the personal sector obtain lower than 2,091 euros internet per 30 days in EQTP”, additionally notes the examine. “This median internet wage is 20.5% decrease than the common wage, which displays a larger focus of salaries on the backside of the distribution.”
Moreover, girls, over-represented on the backside of the wage distribution, earn “on common 14.1% lower than males in EQTP”, a spot which “has diminished by 0.7 factors in comparison with 2021 and 6.8 factors since 2008.