Fourth quarter of 2015-Annual growth in labour costs up to 1.3% in euro area-Stable at 1.9% in EU28

Fourth quarter of 2015-Annual growth in labour costs up to 1.3% in euro area-Stable at 1.9% in EU28

Hourly labour costs rose by 1.3% in the euro area (EA19) and by 1.9% in the EU28 in the fourth quarter of 2015, compared with the same quarter of the previous year. In the third quarter of 2015, hourly labour costs increased by 1.1% and 1.9% respectively. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

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