Total hourly labour costs in Poland grew by 2.1% y/y in Q3 of 2013 (after rising by 2.0% y/y a quarter earlier) and in the economies of the 28 member states of the European Union (EU), they were up by 1.0% y/y, according to Eurostat.
At that time, in Poland, wage and salary costs were up by 2.1% y/y, while labour costs other than wages and salaries (including the employers' social contributions plus employment taxes) were up by 2.2%.
In the industry sector, Poland's total hourly labour costs grew by 2.7% in Q3, in the construction sector, they were up by 0.7% and in the services sector, they rose by 3.0%.
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