Labour costs, Slovenia, 2017

Labour costs for 2017 amounted to EUR 2,216.55, which is an increase of 3.3% over the previous year

For 2017 average monthly labour costs per person in paid employment in Slovenia amounted to EUR 2,216.55.

  • 10/23/2018
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  • provisional data

3.3% annual increase in labour costs
Average monthly labour costs per person in paid employment for 2017 in Slovenia amounted to EUR 2,216.55, which is an increase of 3.3% over the previous year. The highest share in the labour costs was that of employee’s incomes, 85.4%.

The highest labour costs in activity electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply
Average monthly labour costs per person in paid employment for 2017 were the highest in activity electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply (EUR 3,594.13) and in financial and insurance activities (EUR 3,305.94), and the lowest in accommodation and food service activities (EUR 1,484.64) and in other service activities (EUR 1,553.77).

For 2017 the highest labour costs in the EU were recorded in Denmark and the lowest in Bulgaria
According to the Eurostat’s data and methodology for 2017 (source: Eurostat, on 22 October 2018), the highest average labour costs per hour worked in all activities (except activity agriculture, forestry and fishing and activity public administration and defence, compulsory social security) and in business entities with more than 9 employees were recorded in Denmark (EUR 42.5), in Belgium (EUR 39.6), in Sweden (EUR 38.3) and in Luxembourg (EUR 37.6); in the EU-28 they were EUR 26.8. For the same period the lowest average labour costs per hour worked were recorded in Bulgaria (EUR 4.9) and in Romania (EUR 6.3). For 2017 Slovenia’s average labour costs per hour worked in the mentioned activities and business entities amounted to EUR 17.0, which ranked our country between Spain (EUR 21.2) and Cyprus (EUR 16.0).

Average labour costs per hour worked, selected EU countries, 20171)
Average labour costs per hour worked, selected EU countries, 2017<sup>1)</sup>
1) All activities (except activity agriculture, forestry and fishing and activity public administration and
defence, compulsory social security) and in business entities with more than 9 employees
Source: Eurostat (22 October 2018,
http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/web/labour-market/labour-costs/database)
Average monthly labour costs per person in paid employment, Slovenia, 2017
EUR
Labour costs – total2,216.55
Employee's incomes1,893.00
Employer's social contributions310.84
Vocational training costs6.19
Other labour costs6.90
Taxes2.79
Subsidies1)3.18M
M less accurate estimation
1) Subsidies reduce labour costs.
Source: SURS
METHODOLOGICAL NOTE
Final data are expected to be published after the planned revision of hours worked calculation, probably by the end of 2020.
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