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Labour market indicators

Labour market indicators 2023

“Labour market indicators” presents the main highlights among the vast range of employment data. Topics covered include employment, working hours, unemployment, job vacancies, dynamic aspects of the labour market, as well as salary structure and trends.


Salarium: monthly wage calculator for a job (region, economic activity, occupational group, etc.) and individual criteria (age, education, etc.)

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Employment and working hours

Overview and definition of employment and working hours

Unemployment, underemployment and vacancies

Unemployed based on ILO definition, registered unemployed persons based on SECO definition, end of entitlement, underemployment, potential labour force, NEET

Wages, income from employment and labour costs

Structure of earnings and labour costs, wage growth, income from employment


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