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Table 4 Average earned income by sector

From: Changes in rural poverty in Perú 2004–2012

  Primary Secondary Tertiary
Average earned income by sector
 2004
  Urban 12.29 21.79 19.09
  Rural 10.17 13.56 18.80
  Total 10.88 20.63 19.07
 2012
  Urban 25.33 33.04 33.02
  Rural 21.50 33.55 34.83
  Total 22.92 33.10 33.15
  1. Source: author’s worksheets based on INEI surveys. Data are monthly earnings per employee
  2. These are implicit wages = total labor income divided by total employment. The growth in real earnings in bottom panel deflate the top panels by the CPI of Peru with 2004 equal to 1.00
  Primary (%) Secondary (%) Tertiary (%)
Yearly growth in real earnings (%)
 Urban 6.5 2.4 4.1
 Rural 6.8 8.9 5.0
 Total 6.7 3.2 4.2
  1. Source: author’s worksheets based on INEI surveys. Data are monthly earnings per employee
  2. These are implicit wages = total labor income divided by total employment. The growth in real earnings in bottom panel deflate the top panels by the CPI of Peru with 2004 equal to 1.00