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)
C Manufacturing 2020* 45,784 35,608 10,176 43,155 2.3 1.3 -2.4 66.3 51.6 62.5
10-12 Manufacture of food and beverages 2020* 7,198 5,612 1,586 6,983 -0.4 -0.8 -3.0 64.1 50.0 62.2
13-15 Man. of textile-, leatherproducts 2020* 743 577 166 651 6.4 6.2 -6.2 58.1 45.1 50.9
16-18 Man. wood en paperprod., printing 2020* 2,446 1,927 519 2,294 -0.9 -0.8 -6.6 57.5 45.3 53.9
16 Manufacture of wood products 2020* 640 500 140 617 7.1 6.7 3.6 51.1 39.9 49.2
17 Manufacture of paper 2020* 1,138 901 237 1,097 -1.2 -0.8 -4.3 66.3 52.5 63.9
19 Manufacture of coke and petroleum 2020* 639 450 189 634 10.5 -3.3 9.0 121.1 85.4 120.2
20 Manufacture of chemicals 2020* 4,178 3,183 995 4,051 4.6 -0.5 2.4 99.1 75.5 96.1
21 Manufacture of pharmaceuticals 2020* 1,139 915 224 1,123 9.3 10.1 9.2 86.5 69.5 85.3
22 Manufacture rubber, plastic products 2020* 1,873 1,465 408 1,763 2.2 2.5 -3.0 61.8 48.3 58.1
22-23 Man. plastics and constructionprod 2020* 3,205 2,493 712 3,054 2.7 2.9 -1.6 63.0 49.0 60.1
23 Manufacture of building materials 2020* 1,332 1,028 304 1,291 3.3 3.5 0.5 64.9 50.1 62.9
24 Manufacture of basic metals 2020* 1,513 1,186 327 1,405 -2.4 -3.4 -9.1 73.8 57.8 68.5
24-25 Man. of basic metals and -products 2020* 6,335 4,930 1,405 5,972 2.0 1.3 -3.3 62.8 48.9 59.2
25 Manufacture of metal products 2020* 4,822 3,744 1,078 4,567 3.4 2.9 -1.4 60.0 46.6 56.9
26 Manufacture of electronic products 2020* 2,214 1,753 461 2,037 1.4 0.7 -3.0 88.9 70.4 81.8
27 Manufacture of electric equipment 2020* 1,613 1,258 355 1,525 7.1 6.5 3.4 74.5 58.1 70.4
28 Manufacture of machinery n.e.c. 2020* 6,569 5,187 1,382 6,063 5.5 4.6 0.2 76.3 60.3 70.5
29 Manufacture of cars and trailers 2020* 1,636 1,286 350 1,462 3.9 4.1 -6.1 68.7 54.0 61.4
30 Manufacture of other transport 2020* 1,171 923 248 1,074 1.3 0.2 -6.0 69.9 55.1 64.1
31-33 Other manufacturing and repair 2020* 6,698 5,114 1,584 6,232 -0.9 -1.1 -6.7 48.9 37.3 45.5
31-32 Manufacture of furniture; other 2020* 4,147 3,183 964 3,915 -1.0 -0.7 -4.7 42.0 32.3 39.7
E Water supply and waste management 2020* 2,203 1,674 529 2,168 2.4 2.4 1.0 66.3 50.3 65.2
69-70 Legal and management consultancy 2020* 25,677 20,802 4,875 25,263 1.9 1.2 0.4 89.6 72.6 88.1
69-71 Management, technical consultancy 2020* 33,310 27,026 6,284 32,571 2.3 1.8 0.4 84.3 68.4 82.4
86 Human health activities 2020* 29,505 23,391 6,114 28,555 11.0 12.2 7.4 69.8 55.3 67.6
Source: CBS.
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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 2019 are final. Data over 2020 are provisional.

Changes as of June 24th 2021:
Data of 2020 have been added. Data of 2019 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).