Labour price index; index figures 2015=100; National Accounts

Labour price index; index figures 2015=100; National Accounts

Sector/branches (SIC 2008) Periods Wage costs per hour worked (2015=100) Year-on-year change wage costs per hour (%)
A-U All economic activities 2019 April - 2020 March* 107.0 2.4
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2019 April - 2020 March* 104.9 1.7
B-F Manufacturing and energy 2019 April - 2020 March* 108.2 2.2
B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2019 April - 2020 March* 108.8 2.4
C Manufacturing 2019 April - 2020 March* 110.0 2.6
24-30, 33 Metalectro 2019 April - 2020 March* 109.5 3.2
F Construction 2019 April - 2020 March* 107.0 1.7
G-N Commercial services 2019 April - 2020 March* 105.6 2.5
G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2019 April - 2020 March* 106.7 2.5
G Wholesale and retail trade 2019 April - 2020 March* 107.0 2.5
H Transportation and storage 2019 April - 2020 March* 108.4 2.8
I Accommodation and food serving 2019 April - 2020 March* 105.4 2.6
J Information and communication 2019 April - 2020 March* 109.4 2.0
K Financial institutions 2019 April - 2020 March* 106.5 0.8
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2019 April - 2020 March* 106.4 1.1
M-N Business services 2019 April - 2020 March* 105.0 2.9
M Other specialised business services 2019 April - 2020 March* 105.3 1.4
N Renting and other business support 2019 April - 2020 March* 107.6 2.9
O-U Noncommercial services 2019 April - 2020 March* 109.0 2.2
O-Q Government and care 2019 April - 2020 March* 109.2 2.2
O Public administration and services 2019 April - 2020 March* 111.4 1.8
P Education 2019 April - 2020 March* 109.1 2.4
Q Health and social work activities 2019 April - 2020 March* 108.3 2.3
R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2019 April - 2020 March* 108.0 2.7
Source: CBS.
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Table description


This table provides information on labour price developments, i.e. the development of wage costs per hour worked by employees, corrected for changes in the personnel structure.

Data available from:
2001

Status of the figures:
Data from 2001 up to and including 2017 are final. The figures concerning 2018, 2019 and 2020 are provisional.

Changes as of July 2020:
Compared to the previous version the figures for the reference period '2019 April - 2020 March' are added and the figures are adjusted as from '2017 April - 2018 March'.

When will new figures become available?
New figures are published three to four months after the end of the reference period.

Description topics

Wage costs per hour worked
Wage costs divided by hours worked.
The total of wages, social contributions paid by employers and taxes on wage costs minus wage cost subsidies.
Year-on-year change wage costs per hour
Percentage change relative to the same period one year previously.
The total of wages, social contributions paid by employers and taxes on wage costs minus wage cost subsidies.