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Median Real Monthly Earnings Growth of Workers in Developing Country Members of the OECD, 2000 & 2015

China:                         15.3%*                   6.9%

India:                            5.7%***               1.0% (a)

Russia                           0.9%                    -9.5%

Turkey (d)                    1.7%                      5.6%

South Africa*              1.2%                      2.2%

Brazil:                         -1.3%                      2.7%

Indonesia:                    9.8%**                 -0.4%

Saudi Arabia (b)         6.1%                       5.2% (c)

Mexico:                        6.9%                       0.5%

*2001 figure

**2002 figure

***2007 figure

(a) 2012 figure

(b) 2010 figure

(c) 2015 figure

(d) 2004 figure

(Source: “Wage growth by region – ILO modeled estimates, Dec. 2016,” International Labor Organization. Link to ILO Global Wage Database available at “Data collection on wages and income,” International Labor Organization, http://www.ilo.org/travail/areasofwork/wages-and-income/WCMS_142568/lang—en/index.htm. HT to “The U.S.-Mexico Wage Gap Is Actually Widening Under NAFTA,” by Eric Martin and Nacha Cattan, Bloomberg.com, https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-11-28/nafta-s-ugly-reality-u-s-mexico-wage-gap-is-actually-widening)