Compensation of employees, employment; economic activity, National Accounts

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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.

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)
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
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2019* 3,668 2,904 764 3,604 5.7 5.0 5.5 43.6 34.5 42.8
01 Agriculture 2019* 3,468 2,742 726 3,404 5.8 5.1 5.6 42.8 33.8 42.0
02 Forestry and logging 2019* 109 86 23 109 4.5 5.4 4.5 60.1 47.3 60.1
03 Fishing and aquaculture 2019* 91 76 15 91 1.8 1.1 1.8 73.3 61.3 73.3
B Mining and quarrying 2019* 821 674 147 820 -2.5 2.7 -2.9 108.2 88.9 108.0
B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2019* 50,039 39,365 10,674 49,488 4.9 4.7 4.9 65.7 51.7 65.0
C Manufacturing 2019* 44,875 35,311 9,564 44,329 5.1 4.9 5.1 64.6 50.8 63.8
10-12 Manufacture of food and beverages 2019* 7,310 5,726 1,584 7,284 7.7 7.2 7.7 63.7 49.9 63.5
13-15 Man. of textile-, leatherproducts 2019* 698 544 154 694 1.1 1.2 1.1 57.0 44.5 56.7
16-18 Man. wood en paperprod., printing 2019* 2,469 1,952 517 2,460 2.2 2.4 2.3 57.1 45.1 56.8
16 Manufacture of wood products 2019* 600 472 128 598 6.8 6.6 6.8 49.9 39.3 49.8
17 Manufacture of paper 2019* 1,149 910 239 1,143 4.0 4.5 4.0 66.2 52.4 65.8
18 Printing and reproduction 2019* 720 570 150 719 -3.8 -3.8 -3.6 51.8 41.0 51.7
19 Manufacture of coke and petroleum 2019* 573 452 121 573 -3.3 -0.4 -3.8 108.9 85.9 108.9
20 Manufacture of chemicals 2019* 4,019 3,226 793 3,983 4.7 3.8 4.8 93.7 75.2 92.9
20-21 Chemistry and pharmaceuticals 2019* 5,059 4,056 1,003 5,008 4.8 4.0 4.9 91.5 73.4 90.6
21 Manufacture of pharmaceuticals 2019* 1,040 830 210 1,025 5.1 5.1 5.4 84.0 67.1 82.8
22 Manufacture rubber, plastic products 2019* 1,828 1,430 398 1,815 3.4 3.3 3.5 60.8 47.6 60.4
22-23 Man. plastics and constructionprod 2019* 3,119 2,429 690 3,102 3.5 3.1 3.5 61.9 48.2 61.6
23 Manufacture of building materials 2019* 1,291 999 292 1,287 3.6 2.9 3.5 63.6 49.2 63.4
24 Manufacture of basic metals 2019* 1,547 1,228 319 1,542 6.1 6.4 6.0 73.3 58.2 73.1
24-25 Man. of basic metals and -products 2019* 6,209 4,879 1,330 6,174 4.3 4.3 4.4 61.2 48.1 60.8
25 Manufacture of metal products 2019* 4,662 3,651 1,011 4,632 3.8 3.6 3.8 58.0 45.4 57.6
26 Manufacture of electronic products 2019* 2,197 1,754 443 2,113 6.2 5.4 5.9 85.5 68.2 82.2
26-27 Elektrical and electron. Industry 2019* 3,768 2,988 780 3,651 4.7 4.0 4.4 80.0 63.4 77.5
27 Manufacture of electric equipment 2019* 1,571 1,234 337 1,538 2.7 2.0 2.5 73.4 57.6 71.9
28 Manufacture of machinery n.e.c. 2019* 6,225 4,961 1,264 6,049 8.6 8.4 8.4 74.1 59.1 72.0
29 Manufacture of cars and trailers 2019* 1,571 1,237 334 1,553 6.5 6.6 6.4 63.7 50.2 63.0
29-30 Transport equipment 2019* 2,723 2,159 564 2,691 7.6 7.7 7.5 65.4 51.8 64.6
30 Manufacture of other transport 2019* 1,152 922 230 1,138 9.1 9.3 9.1 67.8 54.2 67.0
31-33 Other manufacturing and repair 2019* 6,722 5,165 1,557 6,643 2.5 2.3 2.7 48.1 37.0 47.5
31-32 Manufacture of furniture; other 2019* 4,130 3,175 955 4,053 1.4 1.4 1.6 41.3 31.7 40.5
33 Repair and installation of machinery 2019* 2,592 1,990 602 2,590 4.3 3.8 4.4 65.3 50.2 65.3
D Energy supply 2019* 2,192 1,742 450 2,192 4.3 4.2 4.3 85.9 68.2 85.9
35 Energy supply 2019* 2,192 1,742 450 2,192 4.3 4.2 4.3 85.9 68.2 85.9
E Water supply and waste management 2019* 2,151 1,638 513 2,147 4.5 3.4 4.5 65.2 49.6 65.1
36 Water collection and distribution 2019* 371 284 87 370 4.2 2.7 4.5 75.1 57.5 74.9
37-39 Sewerage and waste treatment 2019* 1,780 1,354 426 1,777 4.5 3.5 4.5 63.5 48.3 63.3
F Construction 2019* 18,972 14,817 4,155 18,926 5.9 5.8 5.9 62.9 49.1 62.7
41 Construction buildings, development 2019* 5,576 4,344 1,232 5,571 7.5 7.9 7.6 66.8 52.0 66.7
42 Civil engineering 2019* 3,600 2,840 760 3,581 4.7 4.6 4.7 73.6 58.0 73.2
43 Specialised construction activities 2019* 9,796 7,633 2,163 9,774 5.4 5.2 5.4 57.9 45.1 57.7
G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2019* 77,785 61,722 16,063 77,296 4.7 4.2 4.7 51.2 40.7 50.9
G Wholesale and retail trade 2019* 49,357 39,253 10,104 49,051 4.4 3.5 4.4 51.5 41.0 51.2
45 Sale and repair of motor vehicles 2019* 5,168 4,083 1,085 5,143 3.8 3.4 3.8 51.2 40.4 51.0
46 Wholesale trade (no motor vehicles) 2019* 28,491 22,804 5,687 28,354 4.4 3.6 4.4 65.7 52.6 65.4
47 Retail trade (not in motor vehicles) 2019* 15,698 12,366 3,332 15,554 4.4 3.5 4.5 37.1 29.2 36.7
H Transportation and storage 2019* 20,216 15,652 4,564 20,142 4.7 5.0 4.8 62.6 48.4 62.3
49 Land transport 2019* 9,206 7,058 2,148 9,184 4.7 4.2 4.7 58.1 44.5 57.9
50 Water transport 2019* 965 769 196 906 4.7 4.5 5.4 67.9 54.1 63.8
51 Air transport 2019* 2,292 1,829 463 2,321 1.4 6.3 1.7 95.6 76.3 96.8
52 Warehousing, services for transport 2019* 6,217 4,844 1,373 6,204 6.3 5.8 6.3 67.3 52.4 67.2
53 Postal and courier activities 2019* 1,536 1,152 384 1,527 4.0 4.1 3.7 45.0 33.8 44.8
I Accommodation and food serving 2019* 8,212 6,817 1,395 8,103 6.5 6.2 6.7 34.7 28.8 34.3
J Information and communication 2019* 19,818 16,230 3,588 19,613 7.2 6.7 7.2 78.4 64.2 77.6
58 Publishing 2019* 1,424 1,155 269 1,421 -0.1 -1.3 0.0 70.0 56.7 69.8
58-60 Publishing, movie, radio and TV 2019* 2,656 2,157 499 2,652 2.7 1.9 2.7 69.1 56.1 69.0
59-60 Movies, TV and radio 2019* 1,232 1,002 230 1,231 6.2 6.0 6.1 68.1 55.4 68.1
61 Telecommunications 2019* 2,261 1,805 456 2,258 -2.8 -3.2 -2.7 87.3 69.7 87.1
62-63 IT- and information services 2019* 14,901 12,268 2,633 14,703 9.8 9.3 9.8 79.1 65.1 78.0
K Financial institutions 2019* 17,589 13,887 3,702 17,587 1.6 2.5 1.6 95.9 75.7 95.9
64 Financial institutions, no insurance 2019* 9,290 7,330 1,960 9,269 1.5 2.0 1.4 104.7 82.6 104.4
65 Insurance and pension funding 2019* 4,955 3,888 1,067 4,968 2.8 4.2 2.8 92.7 72.8 93.0
66 Other financial services 2019* 3,344 2,669 675 3,350 0.2 1.6 0.2 81.0 64.6 81.1
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2019* 3,872 3,025 847 3,874 4.2 4.0 4.2 69.9 54.6 69.9
68 Renting, buying, selling real estate 2019* 3,872 3,025 847 3,874 4.2 4.0 4.2 69.9 54.6 69.9
M-N Business services 2019* 72,001 57,801 14,200 71,335 4.5 4.0 4.5 56.8 45.6 56.2
M Other specialised business services 2019* 39,463 32,059 7,404 39,161 5.7 5.4 5.8 79.5 64.5 78.8
69-70 Legal and management consultancy 2019* 25,388 20,723 4,665 25,340 5.7 5.5 5.7 87.2 71.2 87.1
69-71 Management, technical consultancy 2019* 32,759 26,712 6,047 32,622 5.6 5.4 5.7 82.6 67.4 82.3
71 Architects, technical services etc. 2019* 7,371 5,989 1,382 7,282 5.5 5.0 5.4 70.0 56.9 69.1
72 Research and development 2019* 2,897 2,258 639 2,751 4.2 3.5 4.3 81.2 63.3 77.2
73 Advertising and market research 2019* 2,222 1,799 423 2,213 5.2 4.4 5.3 60.6 49.1 60.3
73-75 Advertising, design and other 2019* 3,807 3,089 718 3,788 7.7 7.0 7.8 58.9 47.8 58.7
74-75 Other specialised services 2019* 1,585 1,290 295 1,575 11.6 10.9 11.6 56.8 46.2 56.4
N Renting and other business support 2019* 32,538 25,742 6,796 32,174 3.0 2.3 2.9 42.2 33.4 41.7
77 Renting and leasing of tangible goods 2019* 1,893 1,481 412 1,887 4.8 3.9 4.9 61.6 48.2 61.4
78 Employment activities 2019* 22,290 17,675 4,615 21,982 2.0 1.2 1.9 39.6 31.4 39.0
79 Travel agencies, tour operators etc 2019* 1,244 1,027 217 1,240 9.5 8.6 9.4 64.7 53.4 64.5
80-82 Security, other business services 2019* 7,111 5,559 1,552 7,065 4.5 4.0 4.5 44.9 35.1 44.7
O-Q Government and care 2019* 114,200 86,517 27,683 114,467 5.6 5.8 5.6 63.4 48.0 63.6
O Public administration and services 2019* 34,477 25,156 9,321 34,741 5.0 6.1 4.9 74.7 54.5 75.3
84 Public administration and services 2019* 34,477 25,156 9,321 34,741 5.0 6.1 4.9 74.7 54.5 75.3
P Education 2019* 26,606 19,985 6,621 26,650 4.0 3.3 4.0 67.5 50.7 67.6
85 Education 2019* 26,606 19,985 6,621 26,650 4.0 3.3 4.0 67.5 50.7 67.6
Q Health and social work activities 2019* 53,117 41,376 11,741 53,076 6.9 6.8 6.8 56.2 43.8 56.1
86 Human health activities 2019* 26,558 20,957 5,601 26,551 3.9 3.8 3.9 64.5 50.9 64.4
87-88 Care and social work 2019* 26,559 20,419 6,140 26,525 10.0 9.9 10.0 49.8 38.3 49.7
R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2019* 10,459 8,447 2,012 10,439 5.8 5.5 5.9 52.9 42.8 52.8
R Culture, sports and recreation 2019* 4,393 3,522 871 4,387 7.3 7.0 7.4 53.0 42.5 52.9
90-92 Arts, culture and lotteries 2019* 2,280 1,793 487 2,280 5.5 5.1 5.5 57.3 45.0 57.3
93 Sports and recreation 2019* 2,113 1,729 384 2,107 9.3 9.0 9.5 49.0 40.1 48.8
S Other service activities 2019* 5,266 4,162 1,104 5,252 4.0 3.5 4.1 55.1 43.6 55.0
94 Membership organisations 2019* 3,565 2,801 764 3,565 4.0 3.6 4.1 68.0 53.5 68.0
95 Repair computers and consumergoods 2019* 200 159 41 199 1.5 1.1 1.5 45.5 36.2 45.3
96 Other personal services 2019* 1,501 1,202 299 1,488 4.3 3.4 4.6 38.7 31.0 38.4
T Activities of households 2019* 800 763 37 800 10.2 10.3 10.2 42.0 40.0 42.0
U Extraterritorial organisations 2019* . . . . . . . . . .
99 Extraterritorial organisations 2019* . . . . . . . . . .
Source: CBS.
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