The Macau Metro Monitor, March 15th, 2010
SURVEY ON MANPOWER NEEDS AND WAGES FOR THE 4TH QUARTER 2009 DSEC
At the end of the fourth quarter of 2009,
- Wholesale & Retail Trade had 29,211 paid employees, up 12.3% y-o-y with average earnings (excluding bonuses and allowances) for full-time employees up by 5.7% y-o-y to MOP9,090
- Transport, Storage & Communications had 7,658 paid employees, down 2.0% y-o-y while average earnings for full-time employees increased by 1.1% y-o-y to MOP15,090
- Security Activities had 3,749 paid employees, down 4.1% y-o-y with average earnings for full-time employees up 4.7% y-o-y to MOP7,830
- Public Sewage & Refuse Disposal Activities had 623 paid employees, down 5.3% y-o-y while average earnings for full-time employees decreased 6.4% y-o-y to MOP10,520.
At the end of December 2009, Wholesale & Retail Trade reported 3,380 vacancies, up substantially by 95.6% y-o-y; Security Activities had 590 vacancies, a y-o-y increase of 23.9%, while the Transport, Storage & Communications sector had 284 vacancies, down by 9.3% y-o-y.