Labour income share, economic activity


This table presents data on the labour income share and the components used to calculate it. The labour income share is a measure of the distribution of earned income between providers of labour (employees and the self-employed) and providers of capital.

Data available from: 1995.

Status of the figures:
Data from 1995 up to and including 2017 are final. Data of 2018 and 2019 are provisional.

Changes as of July 6th 2020:
Data of 2019 have been added. Data of 2017 and 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.

Labour income share, economic activity

Branches Periods Labour income share (%) Imputed labour income (mln euro)
A-U All economic activities 2019* 76.8 62,276
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2019* 92.6 5,102
B Mining and quarrying 2019* 29.2 5
B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2019* 65.6 5,033
C Manufacturing 2019* 67.1 4,279
D Energy supply 2019* 59.3 578
E Water supply and waste management 2019* 73.6 171
F Construction 2019* 82.9 8,227
G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2019* 68.6 12,695
G Wholesale and retail trade 2019* 63.1 7,736
H Transportation and storage 2019* 80.4 1,729
I Accommodation and food serving 2019* 81.3 3,230
J Information and communication 2019* 73.8 2,127
K Financial institutions 2019* 45.6 399
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2019* 36.0 2,645
M-N Business services 2019* 83.9 13,207
M Other specialised business services 2019* 86.9 9,546
N Renting and other business support 2019* 80.2 3,661
O-Q Government and care 2019* 98.5 8,810
O Public administration and services 2019* 100.0 0
P Education 2019* 99.3 1,513
Q Health and social work activities 2019* 97.2 7,297
R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2019* 95.0 4,031
R Culture, sports and recreation 2019* 86.1 1,685
S Other service activities 2019* 102.9 2,346
T Activities of households 2019* 100.0 0
U Extraterritorial organisations 2019* . .
68A Imp. rents owner-occupided dwellings 2019* 0.0 0
68B Real estate excl. imputed rents 2019* 43.9 2,645
A-U (excl. O and P) 2019* 74.0 60,763
Source: CBS.
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