Sweden’s Labour Costs Are 10x as High as Bulgaria’s

April 2nd, 2014
in News, econ_news, syndication

from Felix Richter, Statista.com
by Niall McCarthy

According to Eurostat, there are tremendous differences across the European Union when it comes to average hourly labour costs.

Follow up:

In the EU28, average annual labour costs across the whole economy (excluding agriculture and public administration) were estimated at €23.7 in 2013.

The lowest labour costs per hour were recorded in Bulgaria, which had a mere €3.7. There is a massive gap between Bulgaria and Sweden where the highest average hourly labour costs were recorded. Workers in Sweden cost an average of €40.1 per hour.

Infographic: Sweden’s Labour Costs Are 10x as High as Bulgaria’s  | Statista
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