Labour Cost Survey 2012 in the EU28
Labour costs highest in the financial and insurance sector
Three times higher than in the accommodation and food sector
In 2012, average hourly labour costs in the whole economy (excluding agriculture and public administration) stood at €24.2 in the EU28 and €29.3 in the euro area (EA18). However, this average masks significant differences between EU Member States, ranging from €3.4 in Bulgaria to €40.1 in Denmark.
Full text available on EUROSTAT website.