Labour Cost Index, 2Q 2014, INE

Page created: Thursday, 14 August 2014 12:00GMT | Updated: Thursday, 14 August 2014 12:09GMT

Press Release:  14 August 2014 - 8 Page(s)
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The Labour Cost Index working days adjusted increased by 3.1% in the 2nd quarter of 2014, compared with the same
period in 2013. In the previous quarter, it was recorded a decrease of 1.4%.
The two main labour cost items are wage costs and other costs (per hour actually worked). Wage costs increased by
2.6% from the same period a year earlier and other costs increased by 4.9%.



Original title:  The Labour Cost Index increased by 3.1% from the same quarter in 2013