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 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)
36 Water collection and distribution 2019* 371 284 87 370 4.2 2.7 4.5 75.1 57.5 74.9
Source: CBS.
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