Compensation of employees, employment; economic activity, National Accounts

Compensation of employees, employment; economic activity, National Accounts

Sector/branches (SIC 2008) Periods Compensation of employees Amount Compensation of employees (million euros) Compensation of employees Amount Wages and salaries (million euros) Compensation of employees Amount Employers' social contributions (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 (%) Compensation per labour volume Amount Compensation per fte Compensation per fte (1,000 euro) Compensation per labour volume Amount Compensation per fte Wages per fte (1,000 euro) Compensation per labour volume Amount Compensation per fte Wage costs per fte (1,000 euro) Compensation per labour volume Amount Compensation per hour worked Compensation per hour worked (euro) Compensation per labour volume Amount Compensation per hour worked Wages per hour worked (euro) Compensation per labour volume Amount Compensation per hour worked Wage costs per hour worked (euro) Compensation per labour volume Year-on-year change Compensation per fte Compensation per fte (%) Compensation per labour volume Year-on-year change Compensation per fte Wages per fte (%) Compensation per labour volume Year-on-year change Compensation per fte Wage costs per fte (%) Compensation per labour volume Year-on-year change Compensation per hour worked Compensation per hour worked (%) Compensation per labour volume Year-on-year change Compensation per hour worked Wages per hour worked (%) Compensation per labour volume Year-on-year change Compensation per hour worked Wage costs per hour worked (%) Labour volume Number Full-time equivalent (fte) (x 1,000) Labour volume Number Hours worked (million hours) Labour volume Number Hours paid (million hours) Labour volume Number Hours agreed (million hours) Labour volume Number Paid extra hours (million hours) Labour volume Year-on-year change Full-time equivalent (fte) (%) Labour volume Year-on-year change Hours worked (%) Jobs of employees Number Jobs (full-time and part-time) Total (x 1,000) Jobs of employees Number Jobs (full-time and part-time) Male (x 1,000) Jobs of employees Number Jobs (full-time and part-time) Female (x 1,000) Jobs of employees Number Full-time jobs Total (x 1,000) Jobs of employees Number Full-time jobs Male (x 1,000) Jobs of employees Number Full-time jobs Female (x 1,000) Jobs of employees Number Part-time jobs Total (x 1,000) Jobs of employees Number Part-time jobs Male (x 1,000) Jobs of employees Number Part-time jobs Female (x 1,000) Jobs of employees Year-on-year change Jobs (full-time and part-time) Total (%)
A-U All economic activities 2010 311,717 247,590 64,127 308,728 -0.2 0.4 -0.1 52.4 41.6 51.9 31.1 24.7 30.8 0.8 1.3 0.8 0.9 1.5 1.0 5,950 10,035 11,882 11,728 153 -0.9 -1.1 7,882 4,188 3,694 3,901 2,973 927 3,981 1,215 2,767 -0.7
A-U All economic activities 2011 319,557 252,880 66,677 317,148 2.5 2.1 2.7 53.7 42.5 53.3 31.6 25.0 31.4 2.4 2.1 2.7 1.8 1.4 2.0 5,954 10,110 11,854 11,698 156 0.1 0.7 7,954 4,212 3,742 3,808 2,915 893 4,147 1,297 2,850 0.9
A-U All economic activities 2012 323,867 254,388 69,479 321,750 1.3 0.6 1.4 54.9 43.1 54.6 32.5 25.5 32.3 2.3 1.6 2.4 2.7 1.9 2.8 5,898 9,976 11,797 11,647 150 -1.0 -1.3 7,900 4,161 3,740 3,719 2,849 870 4,181 1,312 2,870 -0.7
A-U All economic activities 2013 324,676 255,269 69,407 323,733 0.3 0.3 0.6 56.0 44.0 55.8 32.9 25.9 32.8 1.9 2.0 2.3 1.5 1.6 1.8 5,803 9,856 11,670 11,516 154 -1.6 -1.2 7,761 4,076 3,686 3,635 2,790 845 4,127 1,286 2,841 -1.8
A-U All economic activities 2014 328,166 254,918 73,248 327,772 1.1 -0.1 1.2 56.9 44.2 56.8 33.3 25.8 33.2 1.7 0.5 1.8 0.9 -0.3 1.1 5,769 9,870 11,604 11,453 151 -0.6 0.1 7,721 4,053 3,668 3,586 2,748 838 4,135 1,306 2,830 -0.5
A-U All economic activities 2015 330,267 260,690 69,577 329,514 0.6 2.3 0.5 56.7 44.8 56.6 33.3 26.3 33.2 -0.2 1.4 -0.4 0.1 1.8 0.0 5,820 9,918 11,722 11,566 155 0.9 0.5 7,799 4,100 3,698 3,584 2,750 834 4,215 1,351 2,864 1.0
A-U All economic activities 2016 340,586 268,805 71,781 339,242 3.1 3.1 3.0 57.4 45.3 57.2 33.6 26.5 33.5 1.2 1.2 1.1 0.9 0.9 0.7 5,929 10,140 11,958 11,804 154 1.9 2.2 7,911 4,162 3,749 3,651 2,800 851 4,260 1,362 2,898 1.4
A-U All economic activities 2017 352,818 278,473 74,345 351,142 3.6 3.6 3.5 58.0 45.8 57.7 34.0 26.8 33.8 1.0 1.0 0.9 1.1 1.1 1.0 6,081 10,389 12,274 12,114 160 2.5 2.4 8,117 4,267 3,850 3,706 2,842 865 4,411 1,425 2,986 2.6
A-U All economic activities 2018 369,840 290,635 79,205 368,188 4.8 4.4 4.9 59.0 46.4 58.7 34.6 27.2 34.5 1.7 1.2 1.7 1.9 1.5 1.9 6,269 10,686 12,715 12,553 163 3.1 2.9 8,347 4,379 3,969 3,768 2,898 870 4,580 1,481 3,099 2.8
A-U All economic activities 2019* 388,403 304,715 83,688 386,629 5.0 4.8 5.0 60.5 47.4 60.2 35.4 27.8 35.3 2.5 2.3 2.5 2.4 2.2 2.4 6,424 10,964 13,017 12,862 156 2.5 2.6 8,523 4,453 4,070 3,832 2,933 899 4,691 1,520 3,171 2.1
C Manufacturing 2010 36,412 29,060 7,352 35,728 -5.3 -0.6 -4.8 52.9 42.2 51.9 30.4 24.3 29.9 -2.4 2.4 -1.9 -4.1 0.6 -3.6 689 1,196 1,408 1,385 24 -2.9 -1.2 767 599 168 573 513 59 195 86 108 -2.9
C Manufacturing 2011 37,269 29,488 7,781 36,728 2.4 1.5 2.8 54.8 43.4 54.0 31.2 24.7 30.8 3.7 2.8 4.2 2.6 1.7 3.1 680 1,193 1,385 1,360 25 -1.3 -0.2 761 594 167 553 496 57 208 98 110 -0.8
C Manufacturing 2012 37,734 29,663 8,071 37,304 1.2 0.6 1.6 56.2 44.2 55.6 32.2 25.3 31.8 2.6 2.0 2.9 3.1 2.4 3.4 671 1,172 1,373 1,349 24 -1.3 -1.8 751 586 165 542 487 55 209 99 110 -1.3
C Manufacturing 2013 37,876 30,062 7,814 37,503 0.4 1.4 0.5 57.5 45.6 56.9 32.6 25.9 32.3 2.2 3.2 2.4 1.2 2.2 1.4 659 1,162 1,359 1,334 25 -1.8 -0.9 737 574 162 532 479 54 204 95 109 -1.9
C Manufacturing 2014 39,000 30,143 8,857 38,720 3.0 0.3 3.2 59.7 46.1 59.3 33.6 26.0 33.4 3.9 1.1 4.1 3.1 0.4 3.4 653 1,160 1,347 1,322 25 -0.9 -0.1 731 569 162 524 471 53 207 99 108 -0.8
C Manufacturing 2015 38,816 30,738 8,078 38,521 -0.5 2.0 -0.5 59.3 47.0 58.9 33.7 26.7 33.4 -0.6 1.8 -0.7 0.2 2.6 0.1 654 1,153 1,347 1,322 25 0.2 -0.6 732 569 162 523 469 53 209 100 109 0.1
C Manufacturing 2016 39,963 31,473 8,490 39,408 3.0 2.4 2.3 60.8 47.9 59.9 34.5 27.2 34.0 2.4 1.9 1.8 2.4 1.8 1.8 658 1,159 1,354 1,329 25 0.5 0.5 734 571 163 529 474 55 205 96 109 0.3
C Manufacturing 2017 41,044 32,492 8,552 40,454 2.7 3.2 2.6 61.8 48.9 60.9 35.3 27.9 34.8 1.7 2.2 1.6 2.4 2.9 2.3 664 1,163 1,364 1,338 26 1.0 0.3 741 575 166 532 476 55 209 99 110 0.9
C Manufacturing 2018 42,695 33,668 9,027 42,179 4.0 3.6 4.3 62.9 49.6 62.1 36.0 28.4 35.6 1.8 1.4 2.0 2.1 1.7 2.4 679 1,185 1,399 1,374 26 2.2 1.9 756 586 170 542 484 57 215 102 113 2.1
C Manufacturing 2019* 44,875 35,311 9,564 44,329 5.1 4.9 5.1 64.6 50.8 63.8 36.9 29.0 36.4 2.6 2.4 2.6 2.4 2.2 2.4 695 1,216 1,432 1,406 26 2.4 2.6 773 599 175 553 493 60 220 105 115 2.2
Source: CBS.
Explanation of symbols

Table description


This table provides annual 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 and by full-time or part-time), full-time equivalent (fte), hours paid, hours agreed and hours worked. 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

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

Changes as of June 24th 2020:
Data of 2019 have been added. Data of 2018 have been revised.

When will new figures be published?
Provisional data are published 6 months after the end of the reporting year. Final data are released 18 months after the end of the reporting year.

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.
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.
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.
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.
Compensation per labour volume
Compensation of employees per labour volume.
Amount
Compensation per fte
Compensation of employees per full-time equivalent (fte).
Compensation per fte
Compensation of employees per full-time equivalent (fte).
Wages per fte
Wages and salaries per full-time equivalent (fte).
Wage costs per fte
Wage costs per full-time equivalent (fte).
Compensation per hour worked
Compensation of employees per hour worked.
Compensation per hour worked
Compensation of employees per hour worked.
Wages per hour worked
Wages and salaries 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 per fte
Compensation of employees per full-time equivalent (fte).
Compensation per fte
Compensation of employees per full-time equivalent (fte).
Wages per fte
Wages and salaries per full-time equivalent (fte).
Wage costs per fte
Wage costs per full-time equivalent (fte).
Compensation per hour worked
Compensation of employees per hour worked.
Compensation per hour worked
Compensation of employees per hour worked.
Wages per hour worked
Wages and salaries per hour worked.
Wage costs per hour worked
Wage costs per hour worked.
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.
Hours worked
The number of hours actually worked by someone with a paid job.
Hours paid
The sum of the hours agreed and the paid extra hours.
Hours agreed
Paid extra hours
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.
Hours worked
The number of hours actually worked by someone with a paid job.
Jobs of employees
A job is an explicit or implicit employment contract between a person and an economic unit which specifies that labour will be carried out in return for (financial) remuneration.

A distinction is made between jobs of employees and jobs of self-employed persons. In this table only jobs of employees are included.
Number
Jobs (full-time and part-time)
Sum of full-time jobs and part-time jobs.
Total
Male
Female
Full-time jobs
An employee's job when he or she has a contract and tasks for a full working day and full working week.
Total
Male
Female
Part-time jobs
A job for which there is a permanent contract and for which a fixed number of hours was agreed that is less than the number of hours in a full day's or working week.
Total
Male
Female
Year-on-year change
%-change with respect to the previous year
Jobs (full-time and part-time)
Sum of full-time jobs and part-time jobs.
Total