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 2017 January - 2017 December* 109.1 1.9 110.2 1.3 -0.6
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2017 January - 2017 December* 107.5 1.2 111.8 1.2 0.0
B-F Industry and energy 2017 January - 2017 December* 109.0 1.6 114.1 2.0 0.4
B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2017 January - 2017 December* 111.1 1.9 116.1 2.4 0.5
C Manufacturing 2017 January - 2017 December* 111.8 2.3 116.8 3.0 0.7
24-30, 33 Metalectro-industry 2017 January - 2017 December* 114.8 3.0 119.0 3.3 0.3
F Construction 2017 January - 2017 December* 104.2 0.8 109.3 0.9 0.1
G-N Commercial services 2017 January - 2017 December* 107.6 1.8 107.0 0.8 -1.0
G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2017 January - 2017 December* 109.6 1.8 111.3 1.5 -0.3
G Wholesale and retail trade 2017 January - 2017 December* 109.6 2.0 113.0 2.0 -0.1
H Transportation and storage 2017 January - 2017 December* 110.4 1.7 113.3 1.4 -0.3
I Accommodation and food serving 2017 January - 2017 December* 107.1 1.0 106.8 0.6 -0.4
J Information and communication 2017 January - 2017 December* 106.2 2.5 107.2 2.3 -0.3
K Financial institutions 2017 January - 2017 December* 111.5 2.4 118.8 3.1 0.7
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2017 January - 2017 December* 104.4 1.7 107.1 1.4 -0.3
M-N Business services 2017 January - 2017 December* 104.4 1.4 101.7 -0.2 -1.6
M Other specialised business services 2017 January - 2017 December* 101.8 1.9 105.5 1.8 -0.1
N Renting and other business support 2017 January - 2017 December* 108.3 0.7 108.0 0.3 -0.5
O-U Noncommercial services 2017 January - 2017 December* 111.6 2.3 114.3 2.1 -0.2
O-Q Government and care 2017 January - 2017 December* 111.7 2.4 114.4 2.2 -0.2
O Public administration and services 2017 January - 2017 December* 110.1 3.1 114.5 3.4 0.3
P Education 2017 January - 2017 December* 114.4 2.6 114.8 2.1 -0.4
Q Health and social work activities 2017 January - 2017 December* 111.3 1.7 115.1 1.5 -0.2
R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2017 January - 2017 December* 110.8 1.8 112.5 1.6 -0.2
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.