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Third quarter of 2017 - Annual growth in labour costs at 1.6% in euro area - At 2.1% in EU28

Brussels, 19 December 2017

Hourly labour costs rose by 1.6% in the euro area (EA19) and by 2.1% in the EU28 in the third quarter of 2017, compared with the same quarter of the previous year. In the second quarter of 2017, hourly labour costs increased by 1.8% and 2.3% respectively. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

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