AVERAGE MONTHLY SALARY REACHED AMD 101 274 IN ARMENIA IN FIRST QUARTER OF 2010
April 20, 2010 – 15:47 AMT 10:47 GMT
According to updated statistical data, the average monthly nominal
salary reached AMD 101 274 in the first quarter of 2010, which is 5.6%
higher as compared with the same period of 2009.
The RA National Statistical Service reported that the salary level
decreased by 0.5% in March as compared with February 2010.
4.4% and 6.9% growth was recorded in salaries in government-financed
and privately-owned organizations, amounting to AMD 83 810 and 126
At the same time, the number of unemployed totaled 84 400 people
in Armenia during the first quarter of 2010 that is 7.2% higher as
compared with the same period of last year.
The number of unemployed grew by 1% in March as compared with February.