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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 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017Q4 2017Q1 2018Q2 2018Q3 2018Q4 2018
Average weekly earnings725.12720.52717.55731.86744.76745.09742.75761.65
Average hourly earnings22.6922.2722.1622.6023.4022.9422.6223.46
Average weekly paid hours32.032.432.432.431.832.532.832.5
Average weekly earnings, Public sector916.05936.29940.83944.64952.89962.16960.14966.40
Average weekly earnings, Private sector672.17659.48655.87672.47685.99683.58681.70702.24
Average hourly earnings excluding irregular earnings21.0821.1821.2521.4021.6621.6921.6422.13
Average hourly irregular earnings1.611.090.911.201.741.240.981.33
Average hourly total labour costs26.2225.8625.6526.3127.0626.5726.1227.14
Number of employees 1,740,900 1,754,600 1,777,900 1,795,300 1,783,600 1,826,400 1,853,500 1,868,100