Germany - Earnings and working time data - June 30, 2017

The statistical office Destatis reported that nominal earnings in May 2017 had increased by 2.6% when compared to 2016. Employment reached a record high level, with 44.1 million workers. Compared with May 2016, the number of persons in employment increased by 651,000 or 1.5%. The Institute for Labour Market and Professional Research (IAB) published data, which give evidence that the workforce worked a total of 15.3 billion hours in the first quarter of 2017, an increase of 3.2% compared to the same period last year. The data from IAB also show that the number of full-time employees grew by 1.4 % in Q1 2017 compared to 2016.

English: https://www.destatis.de/EN/PressServices …  

https://www.destatis.de/EN/PressServices …  

Destatis report (German): https://www.destatis.de/DE/PresseService …  

IAB-data (German, with statistics): http://www.iab.de/de/informationsservice/presse …   

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