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12. Quarterly unit labour cost

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Keywords:  unit labour cost, labour
21 June 2012
Update frequency:
Quarterly
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10.1787/ulcq-table-2012-2-en
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Quarterly unit labour cost
Percentage change over previous period
‌‌
‌2010‌
‌2011‌
‌2012‌
 Q2 
 Q3 
 Q4 
 Q1 
 Q2 
 Q3 
 Q4 
 Q1 
Australia
2.7
 
0.9
 
0.7
 
2.7
 
0.3
 
0.2
 
0.5
 
1.3
 
Austria
0.1
 
-0.6
 
-0.1
 
0.1
 
0.6
 
0.9
 
1.1
 
1.0
 
Belgium
-0.1
 
0.4
 
0.7
 
0.5
 
0.3
 
1.6
 
0.6
 
0.3
 
Canada
0.5
 
0.6
 
0.3
 
0.7
 
0.8
 
-0.4
 
0.6
 
0.1
 
Czech Republic
-0.5
 
1.4
 
-1.2
 
0.7
 
0.4
 
1.0
 
-0.5
 
3.8
 
Denmark
-0.1
 
-1.2
 
0.3
 
0.4
 
-0.2
 
0.4
 
1.0
 
0.1
 
Estonia
-1.7
 
1.0
 
-1.5
 
0.7
 
0.5
 
0.6
 
1.6
 
1.5
 
Finland
-1.6
 
1.7
 
-0.9
 
-0.3
 
1.4
 
0.0
 
1.4
 
2.1
 
France
0.0
 
0.1
 
0.2
 
0.2
 
1.1
 
0.3
 
0.7
 
0.5
 
Germany
-1.1
 
-0.1
 
0.5
 
0.4
 
1.0
 
-0.3
 
1.0
 
0.9
 
Greece
-4.0
 
2.9
 
-1.3
 
-2.8
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Hungary
-2.6
 
0.9
 
-0.9
 
5.3
 
0.4
 
1.2
 
-3.1
 
..
 
Ireland
0.7
 
-1.3
 
0.0
 
-0.4
 
-2.8
 
3.2
 
-0.7
 
..
 
Israel 1
0.4
 
-0.1
 
0.7
 
-0.6
 
0.6
 
0.0
 
0.6
 
..
 
Italy
-0.3
 
-1.7
 
1.6
 
0.7
 
0.1
 
-1.1
 
1.5
 
0.5
 
Japan
-1.6
 
-1.1
 
-0.5
 
3.2
 
-0.2
 
-2.1
 
0.3
 
-0.8
 
Korea
-0.9
 
1.4
 
-1.5
 
-2.6
 
1.4
 
0.7
 
1.3
 
3.3
 
Luxembourg
0.4
 
2.3
 
0.0
 
0.8
 
0.9
 
0.3
 
1.5
 
..
 
Netherlands
0.8
 
0.3
 
0.0
 
-0.5
 
0.0
 
1.1
 
0.8
 
0.5
 
New Zealand
1.6
 
2.2
 
0.9
 
0.9
 
1.7
 
0.3
 
0.9
 
..
 
Norway
-0.5
 
2.8
 
-0.8
 
3.2
 
0.7
 
0.0
 
0.8
 
0.5
 
Poland
0.2
 
-0.2
 
1.1
 
-0.2
 
0.0
 
1.1
 
-0.6
 
..
 
Slovak Republic
0.5
 
-0.1
 
0.0
 
-0.2
 
-0.3
 
0.2
 
-1.5
 
1.0
 
Slovenia
-0.3
 
0.0
 
-0.5
 
0.3
 
0.1
 
0.3
 
0.7
 
0.3
 
Spain
-0.2
 
-0.7
 
-0.4
 
-0.7
 
0.1
 
-0.7
 
-1.2
 
-0.7
 
Sweden
-0.8
 
-0.6
 
0.0
 
-0.4
 
-0.3
 
0.2
 
1.3
 
0.6
 
Turkey
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
United Kingdom
-0.9
 
-0.2
 
0.3
 
0.3
 
0.8
 
1.1
 
1.2
 
0.6
 
United States
0.5
 
0.0
 
-0.2
 
1.3
 
0.2
 
0.8
 
-0.2
 
0.1
 
OECD-Total
-0.1
 
-0.1
 
0.0
 
1.0
 
0.4
 
0.2
 
0.3
 
0.3
 
Last updated: 21 June 2012
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Information on data for Israel: http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/888932315602
Source: Labour: Unit labour cost - quarterly indicators, Main Economic Indicators (database)
 

This table includes data on unit labour cost in percentage change over previous period. The table is part of the key tables collection on economics.

Years covered: :
2010-2012

Countries covered: 

  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Euro Area
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Korea, Republic of
  • Luxembourg
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Slovak Republic
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Turkey
  • United Kingdom
 
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