In Q3 2011, the labor cost index slowed downLabor cost index in industry, construction and services - 3rd quarter 2011

In Q3 2011, the labor cost index (LCI) - wages only for all the non agricultural trade sectors decreased by 0.3% (seasonally adjusted data). In Q2 2011, the index had increased by 0.8%.

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Paru le : 15/12/2011

The labor cost index - wages only

In Q3 2011, the labor cost index (LCI) - wages only for all the non agricultural trade sectors decreased by 0.3% (seasonally adjusted data). In Q2 2011, the index had increased by 0.8%.

In annual variation, the LCI - wages only increased by 2.3%.

Tableau 1 – LCI - wages only

SA - base 100 in 2008
LCI - wages only
Quarterly variations (%) Annual variations (%)
Q2-11 Q3-11 Q2-11 Q3-11
Industry 1.4 –0.8 3.8 2.7
Mining and quarrying 0.6 0.6 3.5 4.2
Manufacturing 1.5 –1.1 4.2 2.8
Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 0.8 0.3 –0.1 1.0
Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities 1.1 0.1 4.0 2.9
Tertiary 0.7 –0.1 2.4 2.3
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles 0.5 0.0 2.5 2.2
Transportation and storage 1.4 –0.5 2.4 2.1
Accomodation and food service activities 0.6 0.3 1.3 1.0
Information and communication 0.5 0.6 1.8 3.1
Financial and insurance activities –0.8 0.3 1.8 3.1
Real estate activities 0.7 0.0 2.5 2.4
Professional, scientific and technical activities 0.0 0.1 2.4 2.2
Administrative and support service activities 2.0 –1.3 4.4 2.6
Construction –0.2 –0.3 2.5 1.5
TOTAL 0.8 –0.3 2.7 2.3
  • Sources : Acoss, Dares, Insee