Denmark - Basis indicators of the labour market - March 31, 2016

Based on figures from Statistics Denmark this webpage summarises the main indicators on average monthly wages in the private sector. The highest wage increase in the 4th quarter of 2015 was signalled in the real estate sector and the financial and insurance sector (2.3%). Manufacturing stayed just below 2%. The cultural sector hardly had any improvement of wages (0.1%). Total labour costs were (by far) highest in the financial and insurance sector, followed by the IT-sector.


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