Labour Cost Index, Q3 2016, INE

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Press Release:  11 November 2016 - 8 Page(s)
Costs  Labour Market   Wages

The Labour Cost Index (LCI) working days adjusted increased by 3.6% in the 3rd quarter of 2016, compared with the same period in 2015. In the previous quarter, it was recorded a year-on-year increase of 2.2%.
The two main labour cost items are wage costs and other costs (per hour actually worked). Wage costs increased by 3.9% from the same period a year earlier and other costs increased by 2.6%.

Original title:  The Labour Cost Index increased by 3.6% when compared to the same quarter in 2015 - 3rd Quarter 2016

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