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    2nd quarter of 2018: real earnings continue to grow despite rising inflation

    The index of nominal earnings in Germany rose by 2.5% in the second quarter of 2018 on the same quarter a year earlier. Consumer prices were up 2.0% in the same period. This was the highest quarter-based inflation rate since the fourth quarter of 2012. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also...

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    2018-09-20

  • Relevanz: 100

    Labour costs up 2.0% in the 2nd quarter of 2018, year on year

    Labour costs per hour worked, 2nd quarter of 2018+0.2% on the previous quarter (seasonally and calendar adjusted)+2.0% on the same quarter a year earlier (calendar adjusted)In Germany, labour costs per hour worked rose by 2.0% in the second quarter of 2018 compared with the second quarter of 2017,...

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    2018-09-07

  • Relevanz: 100

    Agreed earnings in the 2nd quarter of 2018: +2.0% on the second quarter of 2017

    Agreed earnings in Germany rose by an average of 2.0% in the second quarter of 2018, year on year. The calculation included the agreed basic remuneration and agreed extra payments such as one-off payments, annual extra payments or agreed back payments. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also...

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    2018-08-29

  • Relevanz: 100

    Labour costs in eastern Germany 23.5% below western German level in 2016

    In 2016, the labour costs per hour worked amounted to an average 33.09 euros in Germany. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that the labour costs in eastern Germany amounted to 26.14 euros, which was 23.5% below the relevant level in western Germany including Berlin (34.19 euros...

    Press release

    2018-07-24

  • Relevanz: 100

    1.4 million minimum wage jobs in April 2017

    In April 2017, there were just under 1.4 million jobs in Germany for which workers were paid the statutory gross minimum wage of 8.84 euros per hour worked. This was a decrease of roughly 0.4 million from the preceding year, when the minimum wage stood at 8.50 euros. The Federal Statistical Office...

    Press release

    2018-06-26

  • Relevanz: 100

    Continued growth in real earnings (+1.1%) in the 1st quarter of 2018

    The index of real earnings in Germany rose by 1.1% in the first quarter of 2018 compared with the same quarter of 2017. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that the increase in nominal (not price-adjusted) earnings was 2.7%. Consumer prices were up 1.6% in the same period....

    Press release

    2018-06-21

  • Relevanz: 100

    Labour costs in the 1st quarter of 2018 up 2.3% year on year

    Labour costs per hour worked, 1st quarter of 2018+1.0% on the previous quarter (seasonally and calendar adjusted)+2.3% on the same quarter a year earlier (calendar adjusted)In Germany, labour costs per hour worked rose by 2.3% in the first quarter of 2018 on a calendar adjusted basis, compared with...

    Press release

    2018-06-08

  • Relevanz: 100

    Agreed earnings in the 1st quarter of 2018: +2.5% on the first quarter of 2017

    Agreed earnings in Germany rose an average 2.5% in the first quarter of 2018, year on year. The items included in the calculation were agreed basic remuneration and agreed extra payments such as one-off payments, annual extra payments or agreed back payments. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis...

    Press release

    2018-05-29

  • Relevanz: 100

    Labour cost comparison across EU countries for 2017: Germany ranking sixth

    Employers in the German industry and the support services sector paid an average of 34.50 euros per hour worked in 2017. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that Germany ranked sixth within the European Union (EU) in terms of the labour cost level, one place higher than in 2016....

    Press release

    2018-05-16

  • Relevanz: 100

    Index of real earnings up 0.8% in 2017

    The index of real earnings in Germany rose by 0.8% in 2017 compared with one year earlier. Based on final results of the quarterly survey of earnings, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that nominal earnings in 2017 increased by roughly 2.5% year on year. Consumer prices rose...

    Press release

    2018-03-23

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