Labour cost index, Slovenia, 3rd quarter 2019

In the third quarter of 2019 3.2% annual increase in the labour costs per hour worked

In the third quarter of 2019 the labour costs per hour worked in Slovenia increased by 3.2% over the same period a year before.

  • 12/6/2019
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  • provisional data

A 3.2% annual increase in the labour costs per hour worked
According to provisional data, in the third quarter of 2019 the labour costs per hour worked in Slovenia increased on average by 3.2% over the third quarter of 2018; wages per hour worked in the same comparison increased by 3.3%.

The highest annual increase in the labour costs per hour worked
in administrative and support service activities
Compared to the same period of 2018, in the third quarter of 2019 labour costs per hour worked decreased in activity mining and quarrying (by 9.0%) and in real estate activities (by 3.4%), and increased the most in administrative and support service activities (by 15.6%) and in activity construction (by 12.2%).

In the second quarter of 2019 labour costs per hour worked in the EU-28 2.9% higher than a year before
According to Eurostat data as of 3 December 2019, compared to the second quarter of 2018 in the second quarter of 2019 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 13.0%) and in Bulgaria (by 10.8%). In the same comparison the labour costs per hour worked in the EU-28 increased by 2.9% and in Slovenia by 4.9%.

Labour cost index, Slovenia
Labour cost index, Slovenia
Source: SURS
Labour cost index, Slovenia
201720182019
index
(the same period of the previous year = 100)
I-III104.3104.1107.5
IV-VI103.9102.9104.9
VII-IX106.2101.8103.2
X-XII104.7101.8
… not available
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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