Compensation of employees, employment; quarterly, National Accounts

Compensation of employees, employment; quarterly, National Accounts

Sector/branches (SIC 2008) Periods Compensation of employees Amount Wage costs (million euros) Compensation of employees Year-on-year change Wage costs (%) Compensation per labour volume Amount Compensation of employees per fte Wage costs per fte (1,000 euro) Compensation per labour volume Amount Compensation employees per hour worked Wage costs per hour worked (euro) Compensation per labour volume Year-on-year change Compensation of employees per fte Wage costs per fte (%) Compensation per labour volume Year-on-year change Compensation employees per hour worked Wage costs per hour worked (%)
A-U All economic activities 2022 1st quarter* 103,227 10.3 15.6 36.4 5.9 2.5
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2022 1st quarter* 930 7.2 11.3 24.7 5.6 4.1
B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2022 1st quarter* 13,230 7.6 17.3 39.7 6.2 4.6
C Manufacturing 2022 1st quarter* 11,872 7.7 17.1 39.3 6.5 4.5
F Construction 2022 1st quarter* 5,070 6.0 16.0 35.8 3.2 0.5
G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2022 1st quarter* 20,279 16.3 13.2 30.0 10.0 1.1
J Information and communication 2022 1st quarter* 6,074 12.0 21.3 48.2 5.4 4.5
K Financial institutions 2022 1st quarter* 5,135 5.0 26.7 61.4 3.1 1.7
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2022 1st quarter* 1,030 5.9 17.8 42.1 3.9 3.0
M-N Business services 2022 1st quarter* 19,263 13.5 15.4 34.3 6.3 4.0
78 Employment activities 2022 1st quarter* 5,382 18.6 10.6 23.4 8.3 7.5
O-Q Government and care 2022 1st quarter* 29,646 6.7 15.3 38.5 3.8 3.4
O Public administration and services 2022 1st quarter* 9,153 8.2 18.3 44.2 5.7 5.8
P Education 2022 1st quarter* 6,764 8.0 15.7 39.3 2.7 2.6
Q Health and social work activities 2022 1st quarter* 13,729 5.1 13.6 35.1 3.0 2.3
R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2022 1st quarter* 2,570 18.3 13.0 30.7 12.2 1.9
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 2019 are final. Data of 2020 and further are provisional.

Changes as of June 24th 2022:
Data of 2020 and 2021 have been revised. Data of the second 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

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
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
Wage costs
The total of wages, social contributions paid by employers and taxes on wage costs minus wage cost subsidies.
Compensation per labour volume
Compensation of employees per labour volume.
Amount
Compensation of employees per fte
Compensation of employees per full-time equivalent (fte).
Wage costs per fte
Wage costs per full-time equivalent (fte).
Compensation employees per hour worked
Wage costs per hour worked
Wage costs per hour worked.
Year-on-year change
%-change with respect to the previous year
Compensation of employees per fte
Compensation of employees per full-time equivalent (fte).
Wage costs per fte
Wage costs per full-time equivalent (fte).
Compensation employees per hour worked
Wage costs per hour worked
Wage costs per hour worked.