Labour Costs in Central and Eastern Europe edition 2009 release
The 2009 Edition is being published in a new format with more emphasis on comparative analysis and on visual presentation of data. Published in the midst of the crisis it explicitly deals with the impact of the global economic crisis on the competitiveness of the region’s labour costs.
The report provides the most up-to-date picture of labour cost levels and trends in the region, based on the latest available data and estimates by Database CE.
An essential part of the report is a five-year forecast of labour costs and earnings trends in the region’s 13 economies.
The report contains:
- Comparative analysis of average earnings, labour costs and labour-related taxes.
- Analysis of earnings and costs on a regional level, by sectors of the economy and by sub-sectors of the manufacturing sector.
- Analysis of economic, labour market and exchange rates trends influencing labour cost developments in the region.
- A forecast of labour costs and earnings in a five-year period perspective.
Research and conclusions are based on the latest available data and estimates giving the most up-to-date picture of earnings and labour cost levels.
Sources of data include national statistical offices, the International Labour Organization, Eurostat, CE Research/Database CE.
Countries covered: Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia and Ukraine.