Compensation of employees, employment; quarterly, National Accounts

Compensation of employees, employment; quarterly, National Accounts

Sector/branches (SIC 2008) Periods Compensation of employees Amount Compensation of employees (million euros) Compensation of employees Amount Compensation; seasonal adjusted (million euros) Compensation of employees Amount Wages and salaries (million euros) Compensation of employees Amount Wages; seasonal adjusted (million euros) Compensation of employees Amount Employers' social contributions (million euros) Compensation of employees Amount Social contributions; seasonal adjusted (million euros) Compensation of employees Amount Wage costs (million euros) Compensation of employees Year-on-year change Compensation of employees (%) Compensation of employees Year-on-year change Wages and salaries (%) Compensation of employees Year-on-year change Wage costs (%)
A-U All economic activities 2021 3rd quarter* 97,169 105,264 75,588 82,651 21,581 22,613 95,647 4.9 5.8 7.6
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2021 3rd quarter* 991 984 782 781 209 203 967 2.8 3.8 5.0
B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2021 3rd quarter* 11,930 13,148 9,283 10,343 2,647 2,805 11,650 2.4 3.9 6.2
C Manufacturing 2021 3rd quarter* 10,663 11,759 8,314 9,269 2,349 2,490 10,386 2.3 3.9 6.4
F Construction 2021 3rd quarter* 4,831 5,104 3,756 3,985 1,075 1,119 4,796 1.8 2.9 3.6
G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2021 3rd quarter* 19,393 20,746 15,277 16,466 4,116 4,280 18,831 4.2 5.1 9.3
J Information and communication 2021 3rd quarter* 5,407 5,856 4,414 4,821 993 1,035 5,321 11.7 12.1 14.5
K Financial institutions 2021 3rd quarter* 4,405 4,934 3,428 3,917 977 1,017 4,399 4.9 5.8 5.3
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2021 3rd quarter* 959 1,044 756 830 203 214 957 2.5 5.3 3.9
M-N Business services 2021 3rd quarter* 17,645 18,746 14,100 15,086 3,545 3,660 17,282 5.9 7.4 10.1
78 Employment activities 2021 3rd quarter* 5,465 5,570 4,271 4,360 1,194 1,210 5,323 12.1 13.2 19.8
O-Q Government and care 2021 3rd quarter* 28,992 31,914 21,691 24,174 7,301 7,740 28,908 5.5 5.5 5.5
O Public administration and services 2021 3rd quarter* 8,859 9,705 6,396 7,170 2,463 2,535 8,885 7.0 6.6 6.8
P Education 2021 3rd quarter* 6,726 7,357 4,975 5,509 1,751 1,848 6,707 5.4 5.1 6.0
Q Health and social work activities 2021 3rd quarter* 13,407 14,852 10,320 11,495 3,087 3,357 13,316 4.6 5.0 4.4
R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2021 3rd quarter* 2,616 2,788 2,101 2,248 515 540 2,536 4.5 5.2 12.0
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 December 24th 2021:
Data of the second estimate of the third quarter 2021 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

Compensation of employees
Compensation of employees is the total remuneration paid by employers to their employees in return for work done. Compensation of employees is classified in wages and salaries and employers' social contributions.
Amount
Compensation of employees
Compensation of employees is the total remuneration paid by employers to their employees in return for work done. Compensation of employees is classified in wages and salaries and employers' social contributions.
Compensation; seasonal adjusted
Compensation of employees corrected for seasonal effects.
Wages and salaries
Wages and salaries include income taxes and employees' social contributions even if they are actually withheld by the employer and paid directly to tax authorities, social security schemes and pension schemes. Besides wages that are periodically and directly paid to employees, wages and salaries also contain wages in kind and holiday allowances. Furthermore, certain refunds for costs made by the employee are included as well.
Wages; seasonal adjusted
Wages and salaries corrected for seasonal effects.
Employers' social contributions
Employers' social contributions consist of payments to insurers made by employers for the benefit of their employees. They can be classified in employers' social security contributions, employers' private social contributions (of which pension schemes) and the imputed social contributions.
Social contributions; seasonal adjusted
Employers' social contribution corrected for seasonal effects.
Wage costs
The total of wages, social contributions paid by employers and taxes on wage costs minus wage cost subsidies.
Year-on-year change
%-change with respect to the previous year
Compensation of employees
Compensation of employees is the total remuneration paid by employers to their employees in return for work done. Compensation of employees is classified in wages and salaries and employers' social contributions.
Wages and salaries
Wages and salaries include income taxes and employees' social contributions even if they are actually withheld by the employer and paid directly to tax authorities, social security schemes and pension schemes. Besides wages that are periodically and directly paid to employees, wages and salaries also contain wages in kind and holiday allowances. Furthermore, certain refunds for costs made by the employee are included as well.
Wage costs
The total of wages, social contributions paid by employers and taxes on wage costs minus wage cost subsidies.