Labour cost index, Slovenia, 4th quarter 2018

In the fourth quarter of 2018 1.1% annual increase in the labour costs per hour worked

 In the fourth quarter of 2018 the labour costs per hour worked in Slovenia increased by 1.1% over the same period a year before.

  • 3/7/2019
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  • provisional data

A 1.1% annual increase in the labour costs per hour worked
According to provisional data, in the fourth quarter of 2018 the labour costs per hour worked in Slovenia increased on average by 1.1% over the fourth quarter of 2017; wages per hour worked in the same comparison increased by 2.1%.

The highest annual increase in the labour costs per hour worked
in other service activities
Compared to the same period of 2017, in the fourth quarter of 2018 labour costs per hour worked decreased the most in human health and social work activities (by 4.5%) and in activity education (by 4.1%), and increased the most in other service activities (by 11.9%) and in professional, scientific and technical activities (by 7.8%).

In the third quarter of 2018 labour costs per hour worked in the EU-28 2.7% higher than a year before
According to Eurostat data as of 4 March 2019, compared to the third quarter of 2017 in the third quarter of 2018 the labour costs per hour worked (agriculture, forestry and fishing is excluded) increased in all EU Member States. Labour costs per hour worked increased the most in Romania (by 13.6%) and in Latvia (by 13.4%). In the same comparison the labour costs per hour worked in the EU-28 increased by 2.7% and in Slovenia by 1.9%.

 

Labour cost index, Slovenia
Labour cost index, Slovenia
Source: SURS
Labour cost index, Slovenia
201620172018
index
(the same period of the previous year = 100)
I-III100.7102.7104.8
IV-VI101.5105.3103.5
VII-IX103.7106.9101.8
X-XII106.2105.3101.1
Source: SURS
METHODOLOGICAL NOTE
Data are seasonally adjusted.
Final data are expected to be published after the planned revision of the survey as well as hours worked calculation, probably by the end of 2020.
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