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Fourth quarter of 2017 - Annual growth in labour costs at 1.5% in euro area - At 2.3% in EU28

Brussels, 16 March 2018

Hourly labour costs rose by 1.5% in the euro area (EA19) and by 2.3% in the EU28 in the fourth quarter of 2017, compared with the same quarter of the previous year. In the third quarter of 2017, hourly labour costs increased by 1.6% and 2.2% respectively. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

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STAT/18/2062


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