Wage Bill and Pay Compression

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Wage Bill and Pay Compression provides data on public sector wage bills, pay compression, and government employment. Wage bill includes both central and general government compensation as percentages of GDP, revenues, and expenditures. Pay compression is defined as the ratio of highest salary to lowest salary on the central government's main salary scale. Public Sector employment includes both General Government and State Owned Enterprise's employees, but only general government employment is captured in this dataset.

Type: 
Time Series
Languages Supported: 
English
Topics: 
Social Protection and Labor
Granularity: 
Geographical Coverage: 
World
East Asia & Pacific
Europe & Central Asia
Latin America & Caribbean
Middle East & North Africa
South Asia
Economy Coverage: 
High Income
IBRD
IDA
Low Income
Number of Economies: 
150
Periodicity: 
Annual
Release Date: 
November 23, 2011

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Last Updated: 
November 23, 2011

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Update Frequency: 
Annually
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Wage Bill and Pay Compression, World Bank Group

Data Notes: 
Wage Bill data are from 2000 to 2008. More than 150 countries are covered where data are available. Pay compression data are compiled from various sources and 34 observations are available from mid-1990s to 2008.

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Wage Bill and Pay Compression, World Bank Group

Wage Bill and Pay Compression provides data on public sector wage bills, pay compression, and government employment. Wage bill includes both central and general government compensation as percentages of GDP, revenues, and expenditures. Pay compression is defined as the ratio of highest salary to lowest salary on the central government's main salary scale. Public Sector employment includes both General Government and State Owned Enterprise's employees, but only general government employment is captured in this dataset.

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2018-02-13
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Number of Economies: 
150
Update Frequency: 
Is this dataset a subscription: 
No
Update Schedule: 
No fixed schedule
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Source Type: 
DEC
Release Date: 
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Last Updated Date: 
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Granularity: 
Data Notes: 
Wage Bill data are from 2000 to 2008. More than 150 countries are covered where data are available. Pay compression data are compiled from various sources and 34 observations are available from mid-1990s to 2008.
Citation Text: 
Wage Bill and Pay Compression, World Bank Group
Modified date: 
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Wage Bill and Pay Compression, World Bank Group

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Wage Bill and Pay Compression, World Bank Group

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