Labour Costs | Forecast | 2016-2020

This page provides forecasts for Labour Costs including a long-term outlook for the next decades, medium-term expectations for the next four quarters and short-term market predictions.


Last Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 2020
Australia 99.30 Dec/16   99.44 99.01 98.69 98.68 97.52
Austria 110.70 Mar/17   113 111 113 111 113
Belgium 108.30 Dec/16   109 109 109 109 109
Brazil 140.21 Mar/17   135 130 120 122 139
Bulgaria 113.96 Dec/16   124 111 113 133 114
Canada 116.36 Dec/16   117 117 118 118 123
China 103.60 Mar/17   103 103 103 103 103
Croatia 88.70 Dec/16   93.95 83.46 87.33 95.04 86.21
Cyprus 105.11 Dec/16   94.4 93.42 93.67 93.61 93.62
Czech Republic 110.39 Dec/16   110 110 113 116 118
Denmark 107.22 Dec/16   108 108 108 108 109
Estonia 122.25 Dec/16   125 123 123 124 124
Euro Area 112.20 Dec/16   110 103 114 99.3 120
European Union 111.50 Dec/16   111 105 111 105 111
Finland 111.08 Dec/16   111 111 111 111 111
France 107.10 Dec/16   109 109 110 108 119
Germany 111.17 Dec/16   115 116 118 112 126
Greece 95.10 Dec/16   88.6 79.5 95.6 89 96.6
Hong Kong 141.70 Dec/16   139 139 139 139 139
Hungary 113.40 Dec/16   120 115 118 127 129
Ireland 81.10 Dec/16   85 87 89 92 110
Italy 105.44 Dec/16   106 107 108 109 117
Latvia 131.73 Dec/16   134 135 135 134 134
Lithuania 129.70 Dec/16   136 139 141 143 148
Luxembourg 108.04 Feb/17   110 112 112 112 112
Malta 105.19 Dec/16   113 102 105 115 105
Mauritius 129.70 Dec/16   130 130 129 129 129
Mexico 73.20 Mar/17   77 81 101 73.63 105
Netherlands 103.90 Dec/16   116 99.01 104 102 105
New Zealand 1141.00 Mar/17   1145 1150 1154 1158 1203
Norway 115.30 Dec/16   120 125 117 121 120
Poland 95.10 Dec/16   104 108 99.5 106 106
Portugal 102.10 Dec/16   98.2 91.8 99.8 95.3 100
Romania 87.50 Dec/16   109 91.5 88.21 110 90.53
Serbia 104.10 Jan/17   103 103 103 103 103
Singapore 118.80 Dec/16   110 110 120 126 122
Slovakia 113.00 Dec/16   105 98.09 113 109 113
Slovenia 107.10 Dec/16   107 107 108 108 114
South Africa 139.90 Sep/16   149 149 151 152 165
South Korea 134.10 Dec/16   127 142 139 153 151
Spain 104.30 Dec/16   103 97.8 105 98.1 114
Sweden 126.50 Feb/17   128 128 129 130 139
Taiwan 109.59 Feb/17   108 106 105 105 105
Thailand 98.11 Dec/16   105 104 103 104 104
Turkey 210.46 Dec/16   217 225 205 231 254
United Kingdom 102.60 Dec/16   104 104 105 105 110
United States 111.90 Mar/17   112 113 113 113 117