Labour Cost Index, Q1 2015, INE

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Press Release:  19 March 2015 - 8 Page(s)
INE  Labour Costs   Labour Market

The Labour Cost Index working days adjusted increased by 4.1% in the 1st quarter of 2015, compared with the same period in 2014. In the previous quarter, it was recorded a decrease of 8.7%.

The two main labour cost items are wage costs and other costs (per hour actually worked). Wage costs increased by 4.3% from the same period a year earlier and other costs increased by 3.2%.

Original title:  The Labour Cost Index increased by 4.1% from the same quarter in 2014 - 1st Quarter 2015