Hellenic Statistical Authority: Payroll cost index up 1.5 pct in Q2

The payroll cost index in the Greek economy grew 1.5 pct in the second quarter of the year compared with the same period in 2018, after a 3.5 pct increase recorded in the same period in 2018/2017,

  • Hellenic Statistical Authority
  • said on Wednesday.

    The statistics service said that the payroll cost index, seasonally-adjusted, rose 2.2 pct in the second quarter of 2019 after a 2.7 pct increase recorded in the same period in 2018/2017. The payroll cost index, adjusted for the number of working days, rose 2.5 pct in the second quarter of 2019 after a 3.5 pct increase recorded in the same period in 2018/2017.