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Earnings and Labour Costs

Employment, Hours and Earnings by Type of Employee, Statistic, Industry Sector NACE Rev 2 and Quarter

DescriptionQ1 2018Q2 2018Q3 2018Q4 2018Q1 2019Q2 2019
Average weekly earnings744.76745.09742.75757.21771.60771.12
Average hourly earnings23.4022.9422.6223.3324.0523.81
Average weekly paid hours31.832.532.832.532.132.4
Average weekly earnings, Public sector952.89962.16960.14961.67960.26980.98
Average weekly earnings, Private sector685.99683.58681.70698.61717.20709.98
Average hourly earnings excluding irregular earnings21.6621.6921.6422.0222.2022.46
Average hourly irregular earnings1.741.240.981.311.851.35
Average hourly total labour costs27.0626.5726.1227.0027.7427.61
Number of employees 1,783,600 1,826,400 1,853,500 1,868,100 1,883,600 1,885,300