Compensation of employees, employment; economic activity, National Accounts


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 2017 are final. Data over 2018 are provisional.

Changes as of October 21st 2019:
The underlying coding of classification sector/branches (SIC 2008) used in this table has been adjusted.
It is now in line with the standard encoding defined by CBS.
The structure and data of the table have not been adjusted.

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.

Compensation of employees, employment; economic activity, National Accounts

Sector/branches (SIC 2008) Periods Compensation of employeesAmountCompensation of employees (million euros) Compensation of employeesAmountWages and salaries (million euros) Compensation of employeesAmountEmployers' social contributions (million euros) Compensation of employeesAmountWage costs (million euros) Compensation of employeesYear-on-year changeCompensation of employees (%) Compensation of employeesYear-on-year changeWages and salaries (%) Compensation of employeesYear-on-year changeWage costs (%) AmountCompensation per fteCompensation per fte (1,000 euro) AmountCompensation per fteWages per fte (1,000 euro) AmountCompensation per fteWage costs per fte (1,000 euro) AmountCompensation per hour workedCompensation per hour worked (euro) AmountCompensation per hour workedWages per hour worked (euro) AmountCompensation per hour workedWage costs per hour worked (euro) Year-on-year changeCompensation per fteCompensation per fte (%) Year-on-year changeCompensation per fteWages per fte (%) Year-on-year changeCompensation per fteWage costs per fte (%) Year-on-year changeCompensation per hour workedCompensation per hour worked (%) Year-on-year changeCompensation per hour workedWages per hour worked (%) Year-on-year changeCompensation per hour workedWage costs per hour worked (%) Labour volumeNumberFull-time equivalent (fte) (x 1,000) Labour volumeNumberHours worked (million hours) Labour volumeNumberHours paid (million hours) Labour volumeNumberHours agreed (million hours) Labour volumeNumberPaid extra hours (million hours) Labour volumeYear-on-year changeFull-time equivalent (fte) (%) Labour volumeYear-on-year changeHours worked (%) NumberJobs (full-time and part-time)Total (x 1,000) NumberJobs (full-time and part-time)Male (x 1,000) NumberJobs (full-time and part-time)Female (x 1,000) NumberFull-time jobsTotal (x 1,000) NumberFull-time jobsMale (x 1,000) NumberFull-time jobsFemale (x 1,000) NumberPart-time jobsTotal (x 1,000) NumberPart-time jobsMale (x 1,000) NumberPart-time jobsFemale (x 1,000) Year-on-year changeJobs (full-time and part-time)Total (%)
A-U All economic activities 2008 307,606 243,231 64,375 305,448 5.9 4.7 5.9 50.5 40.0 50.2 29.8 23.6 29.6 4.0 2.7 4.0 3.8 2.6 3.9 6,087 10,310 . . . 1.9 2.0 8,015 4,375 3,640 . . . . . . 1.8
A-U All economic activities 2009 312,196 246,623 65,573 309,040 1.5 1.4 1.2 52.0 41.1 51.4 30.8 24.3 30.5 2.9 2.8 2.5 3.2 3.1 2.8 6,007 10,144 . . . -1.3 -1.6 7,939 4,286 3,653 . . . . . . -1.0
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* 369,439 290,828 78,611 367,735 4.7 4.4 4.7 59.0 46.5 58.8 34.6 27.3 34.5 1.7 1.5 1.7 1.9 1.7 2.0 6,259 10,671 12,698 12,535 163 2.9 2.7 8,347 4,379 3,968 3,757 2,869 888 4,589 1,509 3,080 2.8
C Manufacturing 2008 37,889 29,815 8,074 37,481 5.7 3.2 5.7 51.7 40.7 51.1 29.7 23.4 29.4 5.4 2.9 5.3 5.7 3.2 5.6 733 1,276 . . . 0.3 0.1 816 639 177 . . . . . . 0.6
C Manufacturing 2009 38,439 29,232 9,207 37,508 1.5 -2.0 0.1 54.2 41.2 52.9 31.7 24.1 31.0 4.8 1.3 3.4 7.0 3.4 5.5 709 1,211 . . . -3.2 -5.1 790 617 173 . . . . . . -3.2
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* 42,718 33,701 9,017 42,242 4.1 3.7 4.4 63.1 49.7 62.3 36.1 28.5 35.7 2.0 1.7 2.4 2.4 2.1 2.7 677 1,182 1,397 1,371 26 2.0 1.6 756 586 170 535 478 57 221 108 113 2.1
Source: CBS.
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