Labour Cost Index, Q1 2017, Eurostat

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Press Release:  16 June 2017 - 5 Page(s)
Euro Area  European Union  hourly labour costs

Hourly labour costs rose by 1.5% in the euro area (EA19) and by 1.7% in the EU28 in the first quarter of 2017, compared with the same quarter of the previous year. In the fourth quarter of 2016, hourly labour costs increased also by 1.5% and 1.7% respectively. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

Original title:  Annual growth in labour costs at 1.5% in euro area

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