Average gross salaries and wages calculated for January 2021 amounted to RSD 87,058, while average net salaries and wages amounted to RSD 63,109, the Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia announced.

Compared with the same month last year, average gross salaries and wages for January 2021 increased by 5.1% in nominal terms and by 4.0% in real terms, while average net salaries and wages increased by 5.3% in nominal terms and by 4.2% in real terms.

Relative to December 2020, average gross salaries and wages, calculated for January 2021 noted decrease by 4.2% in nominal terms, i.e. by 4.6% in real terms. Simultaneously, net salaries and wages decreased by 4.5% in nominal terms and decreased by 4.9% in real terms.

Median net salaries and wages for January 2021 amounted to RSD 48,000, meaning that 50% of employees realized wages and salaries up to the mentioned amount.