Labour price index; index figures 2010=100; National Accounts, 2001-2017

Labour price index; index figures 2010=100; National Accounts, 2001-2017

Sector/branches (SIC 2008) Periods Labour price index (2010=100) Year-on-year change price of labour (%) Wage costs per hour worked (2010=100) (2010=100) Year-on-year change wage costs per hour (%) Structural effect (%)
A-U All economic activities 2006 January - 2006 December 92.0 1.7 90.1 2.3 0.6
A-U All economic activities 2006 April - 2007 March 93.0 . 91.1 . .
A-U All economic activities 2006 July - 2007 June 93.7 . 91.8 . .
A-U All economic activities 2006 October - 2007 September 94.3 . 92.5 . .
A-U All economic activities 2007 January - 2007 December 95.1 3.4 93.3 3.5 0.1
A-U All economic activities 2007 April - 2008 March 96.3 3.5 94.4 3.6 0.1
A-U All economic activities 2007 July - 2008 June 97.2 3.7 95.3 3.7 0.0
A-U All economic activities 2007 October - 2008 September 97.7 3.5 95.8 3.6 0.0
A-U All economic activities 2008 January - 2008 December 98.5 3.5 96.6 3.6 0.1
A-U All economic activities 2008 April - 2009 March 98.8 2.7 97.2 3.0 0.3
A-U All economic activities 2008 July - 2009 June 99.8 2.7 98.4 3.3 0.6
A-U All economic activities 2008 October - 2009 September 100.0 2.3 98.9 3.3 0.9
A-U All economic activities 2009 January - 2009 December 100.0 1.5 99.3 2.8 1.2
A-U All economic activities 2009 April - 2010 March 100.3 1.4 100.0 2.8 1.4
A-U All economic activities 2009 July - 2010 June 100.5 0.8 100.4 2.0 1.2
A-U All economic activities 2009 October - 2010 September 100.1 0.1 100.0 1.1 0.9
A-U All economic activities 2010 January - 2010 December 100.0 0.0 100.0 0.7 0.7
A-U All economic activities 2010 April - 2011 March 100.1 -0.2 100.1 0.2 0.3
A-U All economic activities 2010 July - 2011 June 100.1 -0.5 100.1 -0.3 0.2
A-U All economic activities 2010 October - 2011 September 100.4 0.3 100.5 0.5 0.2
A-U All economic activities 2011 January - 2011 December 101.6 1.6 101.8 1.8 0.2
A-U All economic activities 2011 April - 2012 March 101.6 1.5 101.9 1.8 0.3
A-U All economic activities 2011 July - 2012 June 102.0 1.9 102.5 2.3 0.4
A-U All economic activities 2011 October - 2012 September 102.9 2.5 103.6 3.1 0.5
A-U All economic activities 2012 January - 2012 December 103.9 2.2 104.8 2.9 0.7
A-U All economic activities 2012 April - 2013 March 105.4 3.8 106.6 4.6 0.7
A-U All economic activities 2012 July - 2013 June 105.5 3.4 106.8 4.3 0.8
A-U All economic activities 2012 October - 2013 September 105.5 2.5 107.1 3.4 0.8
A-U All economic activities 2013 January - 2013 December 105.3 1.4 107.1 2.2 0.8
A-U All economic activities 2013 April - 2014 March 105.2 -0.2 107.1 0.5 0.7
A-U All economic activities 2013 July - 2014 June 105.4 0.0 107.5 0.6 0.6
A-U All economic activities 2013 October - 2014 September 105.4 -0.1 107.5 0.3 0.5
A-U All economic activities 2014 January - 2014 December 106.1 0.7 108.2 1.1 0.3
A-U All economic activities 2014 April - 2015 March * 106.1 0.9 108.2 1.0 0.2
A-U All economic activities 2014 July - 2015 June* 106.4 0.9 108.6 1.0 0.1
A-U All economic activities 2014 October - 2015 September* 106.9 1.4 109.0 1.4 0.0
A-U All economic activities 2015 January - 2015 December* 106.2 0.1 108.2 -0.1 -0.1
A-U All economic activities 2015 April - 2016 March* 106.8 0.6 108.7 0.4 -0.2
A-U All economic activities 2015 July - 2016 June* 106.4 -0.1 108.2 -0.3 -0.2
A-U All economic activities 2015 October - 2016 September* 106.4 -0.4 108.2 -0.7 -0.3
A-U All economic activities 2016 January - 2016 December* 107.1 0.9 108.8 0.5 -0.3
A-U All economic activities 2016 April - 2017 March* 106.4 -0.3 108.0 -0.7 -0.3
A-U All economic activities 2016 July - 2017 June* 107.4 1.0 108.8 0.5 -0.4
A-U All economic activities 2016 October - 2017 September* 108.1 1.6 109.3 1.0 -0.5
A-U All economic activities 2017 January - 2017 December* 109.1 1.9 110.2 1.3 -0.6
Source: CBS.
Explanation of symbols

Table description


This table provides information on labour price developments, i.e. the development of wage costs per hour worked by employees, corrected for changes in the personnel structure.

Data available from: 2001 up to and including 2017.


Status of the figures:
Data from 2001 up to and including 2014 are final. The figures concerning 2015, 2016 and 2017 are provisional. Since this table has been discontinued, data of 2015, 2016 and 2017 will not become final.

Changes as of July 2018:
None. This table has been discontinued.
Statistics Netherlands has carried out a revision of the national accounts. New statistical sources and estimation methods have been used during the revision. Therefore this table has been replaced by table Labour price index; index figures 2015=100; National Accounts. For further information see section 3.

When will new figures become available?
Not applicable anymore.

Description topics

Labour price index
The labour price index reflects changes in the price of labour. This concerns the development of the wage costs per hour worked by employees, corrected for changes in the personnel structure.
Year-on-year change price of labour
Percentage change relative to the same period one year previously.
The labour price index reflects changes in the price of labour. This concerns the development of the wage costs per hour worked by employees, corrected for changes in the personnel structure.
Wage costs per hour worked (2010=100)
Wage costs divided by hours worked.
The total of wages, social contributions paid by employers and taxes on wage costs minus wage cost subsidies.
Year-on-year change wage costs per hour
Percentage change relative to the same period one year previously.
The total of wages, social contributions paid by employers and taxes on wage costs minus wage cost subsidies.
Structural effect
The difference between the development of wage costs per hour worked and price of labour.