These figures stem from the data published by the Czech Statistical Office (ČSÚ), which added that in the monitored period, consumer prices grew 2.8% and the wage therefore increased 4.3% in real numbers. The volume of wages grew 7.7% and the number of employees was 0.5%. The wage median (CZK 29,127) grew 6.9% compared to the same period of last year. It was CZK 31,764 for men and CZK 26,375 for women. A total of 80% of employees earned a wage between CZK 14,955 and CZK 55,259.