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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

Brussels, 15 December 2014

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.

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