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Third quarter of 2018 - Annual growth in labour costs at 2.5% in euro area - At 2.7% in EU28

Brussels, 14 December 2018

Hourly labour costs rose by 2.5% in the euro area (EA19) and by 2.7% in the EU28 in the third quarter of 2018, compared with the same quarter of the previous year. In the second quarter of 2018, hourly labour costs increased by 2.3% and 2.7% respectively. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

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STAT/18/6814


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