Third quarter of 2018 – Annual growth in labour costs at 2.5% in euro area – At 2.7% in EU28

Source: European Union

Hourly labour costs rose by 2.5% in the euro area (EA19) and by 2.7% in the EU28 in the third quarter of 2018, compared with the same quarter of the previous year. In the second quarter of 2018, hourly labour costs increased by 2.3% and 2.7% respectively. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
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