The index of wages according to the national collective bargaining agreement measures the evolution of wages and salaries (per employee or per hour) determined by contractual provisions set by collective agreements; the indices are calculated with reference to the fixed employment structure of the base period (December 2015).
At the end of December 2022 the coverage rate (share of national collective agreements in force for the wage setting aspects) concerns 7% of employees – about 6.2 million – and 51.2% of the total amount of wages.
In December 2022 the hourly and the per employee indices increased by 0.1 from the previous month.
Compared with December 2021 the hourly and the per employee indices increased by 1.5%.
On average in 2022, both indices grew by 1.1% compared to 2021.