Average net wage income in Romania increased by 5.9pct in December 2018 on a monthly basis, to 2.957 lei, according to data with the National Institute of Statistics (INS) released on Monday.
Gross wage income averaged pout at 4,938 lei, up 6pct from November 2018.
The highest net wage income was reported in information technology services, including computer service activities (6,888 lei), while the lowest was in hospitality (1,657 lei).
As against December 2017, the net wage income increased by 12.5pct on the average.
"The real wage earning index compared with the same period of the previous year was 108.9pct .It was 105.7pct for the month of December 2018. Compared with October 1990, it was 210.1pct, and 11.4 percentage points higher than in November 2018," according to INS.