In Q2 2012, the labor cost index increased by 0,5 %Labor cost index in industry, construction and services - 2nd quarter 2012

In Q2 2012, the labor cost index (LCI) - wages only for all the non agricultural trade sectors increased by 0.5% (seasonally adjusted data). In Q1 2012 the index had already increased by 0.5 %.

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Paru le : 17/09/2012

The labor cost index - wages only

In Q2 2012, the labor cost index (LCI) - wages only for all the non agricultural trade sectors increased by 0.5% (seasonally adjusted data). In Q1 2012 the index had already increased by 0.5 %.

In annual variation, the LCI - wages only increased by 2.1 %.

Tableau 1 – LCI - wages only

SA - base 100 in 2008
LCI - wages only
Quarterly variations (%) Annual variations (%)
Q1-12 Q2-12 Q1-12 Q2-12
Industry 1.2 0.4 3.0 2.3
Mining and quarrying –0.8 1.0 3.3 3.8
Manufacturing 0.6 1,1 2,6 2,3
Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 6.8 –3.7 8.1 3.3
Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities 0.5 0.0 2.2 1.2
Tertiary 0.3 0.7 1.9 2.1
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles 0.5 0.5 1.9 1.9
Transportation and storage 0.7 0.4 2.9 2.0
Accomodation and food service activities 1.1 0.4 2.1 2.0
Information and communication 0.5 0.5 2.5 2.7
Financial and insurance activities –0.7 1.5 –1.0 2.0
Real estate activities 0.6 –0.8 3.6 1.7
Professional, scientific and technical activities 0.5 0.1 2.1 2.0
Administrative and support service activities –0.1 1.1 2.0 1.5
Construction –0.1 –0.1 1.3 1.4
TOTAL 0.5 0.5 2.2 2.1
  • Sources : Acoss, Dares, Insee