The average net monthly earnings in Slovenia fell by a real 2.6% month-on-month to 1,244 euro ($1,424) in May, after increasing by a real 11.5% in April, the country's statistical office said on Wednesday.
In nominal terms, the average net monthly wage was down by a monthly 1.7% in May, following a 10.5% rise in April, the statistical office said in a statement.
The statistical office did not provide a figure for the real change in annual terms, saying that in nominal terms the May net wage was up 11.7% compared to May 2019.
At the same time, the average monthly gross earnings amounted to 1,892 euro in May, down by a real 3.2% and by a nominal 2.3% compared to April. They were higher by a nominal 9.5% in annual terms.
The net average monthly wage in the public sector, at 1,447 euro in May, was higher that the private sector earnings, which stood at an average 1,104 euro.