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Twelfth edition of annual report on labour costs in Central and Eastern Europe. For the first time covers 17 countries. Presented in new spreadsheet format in addition to pdf printable file. + more
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Labour Costs CEE 2014



Labour Costs in Central and Eastern Europe edition 2013 release

Tenth edition of our report on labour costs in Central and Eastern Europe. Published annually since 2003 the report is a recognised source of labour-related data, analysis and forecast.

The report based on full year data for 2011 provides the most up-to-date picture of labour cost levels and trends in the region. The Edition 2013 includes extended comparison of labour costs for the manufacturing sector’s sections and divisions. 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 gross and net earnings, labour costs and labour-related taxes.
  • Analysis of earnings and costs on a regional level, by ownership, by sectors of the economy and by sub-sections and divisions of the manufacturing sector.
  • Analysis of economic, labour market and exchange rates trends influencing labour cost developments in the region.
  • A unique forecast of labour costs and earnings in a five-year period perspective until 2016.

Research and conclusions are based on the latest available data and estimates, aiming at providing the most complete picture allowing direct comparisons of cost levels in different countries.

Sources of data include national statistical offices, the International Labour Organization, Eurostat, OECD, CE Research/Database CE.

Countries covered: Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia and Ukraine.

Contains: 152 pages, 113 tables, 89 figures, 15 maps.