Compensation of employees, employment; quarterly, National Accounts

Compensation of employees, employment; quarterly, National Accounts

Sector/branches (SIC 2008) Periods Labour volume Number Full-time equivalent (fte) (x 1,000) Labour volume Year-on-year change Full-time equivalent (fte) (%)
A-U All economic activities 2022 1st quarter* 6,633 3.9
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2022 1st quarter* 81 0.4
B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2022 1st quarter* 763 1.0
C Manufacturing 2022 1st quarter* 693 0.9
F Construction 2022 1st quarter* 316 2.3
G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2022 1st quarter* 1,537 5.3
J Information and communication 2022 1st quarter* 285 6.2
K Financial institutions 2022 1st quarter* 198 1.8
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2022 1st quarter* 58 1.7
M-N Business services 2022 1st quarter* 1,251 6.3
78 Employment activities 2022 1st quarter* 518 8.6
O-Q Government and care 2022 1st quarter* 1,947 2.8
O Public administration and services 2022 1st quarter* 500 2.3
P Education 2022 1st quarter* 431 5.2
Q Health and social work activities 2022 1st quarter* 1,016 2.1
R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2022 1st quarter* 197 4.8
Source: CBS.
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Table description


This table provides annual and quarterly data about the compensation of employees, the wage costs and the labour volume of employees. Compensation of employees is classified in wages and salaries and employers' social contributions. The wage costs are the total of wages, social contributions paid by employers and taxes on wage costs minus wage cost subsidies. The labour volume is given in jobs (by sex), full-time equivalent (fte) and hours worked. The seasonal adjusted time series about the compensation of employees and the wages & salaries are also available in this table. The table additionally provides the compensation of employees, wages and salaries and wage costs related to full-time equivalents and hours worked.

Data available from: 1995 first quarter

Status of the figures:
Data from 1995 up to and including 2018 are final. Data of 2019 and further are provisional.

Changes as of May 17th 2022:
Data of the first estimate of the first quarter 2022 have been added to the table.

When will new figures be published?
The preliminary estimate (flash estimate) of a quarter is released within 45 days. The second estimate is published after 85 days. At the second estimate of the fourth quarter, data of the previous three quarters will also be revised.

Description topics

Labour volume
The volume of labour input in the production process, in terms of hours worked or full-time equivalents
Number
Full-time equivalent (fte)
A measure of labour volume, calculated by converting all full-time and part-time jobs to full-time jobs.
Year-on-year change
%-change with respect to the previous year
Full-time equivalent (fte)
A measure of labour volume, calculated by converting all full-time and part-time jobs to full-time jobs.