Labour costs

Description

Labour cost statistics informs about level and structure of expenditure borne by employers for the employment of staff. Above all these are gross wages and salaries, social contributions as well as minor cost components like vocational training costs.

The labour cost survey is conducted according to European law every four years. The results provide data on level and composition of labour costs for the entire manufacturing sector (NACE Rev. 2 sections B to F) and nearly all branches of the services sector (NACE Rev. 2 sections G to N and P to S).

The annual labour cost statistics make data available between and after the four-yearly labour cost surveys. The results cover average labour costs per hour actually worked and the structure of labour costs.

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Highlights

Labour costs per hour actually worked 2008 to 2021 (table)

S: STATISTICS AUSTRIA, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016: Labour Cost Surveys, other years: extrapolation and interpolation. 2021 and 2020: Preliminary results. Compiled on 7 March 2022. - Results refer to local units. Including apprentices. Excluding reporting units with less than ten employees. Without local units of reporting units of ÖNACE section O Public administration and defence; compulsory social security.

S: STATISTIK AUSTRIA, Labour cost survey 2016. Compiled on 20 August 2018. - Results refer to local units. Including apprentices et al. Excluding reporting units with less than ten employees. Without local units of reporting units of ÖNACE section O Public administration and defence; compulsory social securit; this concerns mainly sections P, Q, F and R.

S: STATISTIK AUSTRIA, Labour cost survey 2016. Compiled on 10 August 2018. - Results refer to local units. Including apprentices et al. Excluding reporting units with less than ten employees. Without local units of reporting units of ÖNACE section O Public administration and defence; compulsory social securit; this concerns mainly sections P, Q, F and R.

S: STATISTIK AUSTRIA, Labour cost survey 2016. Compiled on 20 August 2022. - Results refer to local units. Excluding apprentices et al. Excluding reporting units with less than ten employees. Without local units of reporting units of ÖNACE section O Public administration and defence; compulsory social securit; this concerns mainly sections P, Q, F and R. Incidtenal wage cost rate: Incidental wage costs in percent of direct remuneration.

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