Increase of the labor cost index for the second quarter, with important disparities among sectorsLabor cost index in industry, construction and services - null

For the second quarter of 2009, the labor cost index (LCI) - wages only for all the non agricultural trade sectors, corrected of seasonally effects, rise 1.3%. For the first quarter the index had decreased by 1.4%.

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Paru le : 14/09/2009

The labor cost index - wages only

For the second quarter of 2009, the labor cost index (LCI) - wages only for all the non agricultural trade sectors, corrected of seasonally effects, rise 1.3%. For the first quarter the index had decreased by 1.4%.

In annual variation, the LCI - wages only increase by 1.2%.

Tableau 1 – LCI - wages only

SA - base 100 in 2008
LCI - wages only
Quarterly variations (%) Annual variations (%)
T1-09 T2-09 T1-09 T2-09
Industry -1,4 0,5 -0,1 0,0
Mining and quarrying -4,4 1,6 -0,3 0,8
Manufacturing -1,6 0,5 0,0 -0,4
Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply -1,2 -0,4 -2,5 2,8
Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities 0,5 1,2 0,6 3,8
Tertiary -1,1 1,5 0,4 2,0
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vahicles and motorcycles -0,4 0,7 0,7 1,2
Transportation and storage -1,3 1,0 2,1 1,5
Accomodation and food service activities -2,1 1,6 1,1 1,4
Information and communication -0,5 -0,2 0,7 0,5
Financial and insurance activities -7,5 8,4 -8,1 2,4
Real estate activities -0,4 0,6 -0,5 0,4
Professional, scientific and technical activities 0,2 -0,1 -0,7 0,1
Administrative and support service activities -0,2 0,5 1,9 1,9
Construction -3,0 1,9 -1,5 -0,3
TOTAL -1,4 1,3 0,0 1,2
  • Sources : Acoss, Dares, Insee