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Earnings & labour costs

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Earnings & labour costs

Official statistics on earnings and labour costs comprise absolute figures on labour costs, earnings by occupation and by branch of economic activity, agreed earnings and minimum wages.

Also, the average development of those data can be monitored through the following earnings indices: indices of agreed earnings and working hours, index of gross earnings, and labour cost index. In addition, they are often used as earnings indices in contracts.

Information on the development of real earnings and on the gender pay gap is also available.


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