Global Wage Report 2014/15

ILO expert shows how productivity growth outstrips wage growth

ILO economist Kristen Sobeck explains the data behind the widening gap between productivity and real wages.

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Global wage growth is calculated as a weighted average of year‐on‐year growth in real average monthly wages in 36 economies(for a description of the methodology, see Appendix I). Index is based on 1999 because of data availability. Sources: ILO Global Wage Database; ILO Trends Econometric Model, April 2014.