Subjects > Labour compensation & Hours Worked > United Kingdom
|Country: United Kingdom Subject: Labour compensation||GBR.LC.......|
Office for National Statistics, United Kingdom
|Country: United Kingdom Subject: Labour compensation > Earnings||GBR.LCEA.......|
|Key statistical concept|
Data refer to the average weekly earnings of all adult employees aged 16 and over. Earnings are gross wages and salaries paid to employees, before tax, national insurance or other deductions and generally exclude payments in kind. They include basic wages, payments for hours of overtime worked, shift premia, grading increments, bonuses and other productivity or incentive payments, and holiday pay. Excluded are payments for arrears, reimbursement of payments for travelling, subsistence and similar expenses, tips or gratuities. No adjustment is made for part-time workers. Detailed methodology is available in certain editions of the monthly publication of the ONS "Labour Market Trends".
Prior to February 1999, contributors to the survey were only required to identify bonuses paid to employees when the bonus was significantly different to the previous month. With effect from February 1999, contributors are required to identify all bonuses paid irrespective of their magnitude when compared with previous period.
|Country: United Kingdom Subject: Labour compensation > Earnings > Manufacturing||GBR.LCEAMN.......|
Data cover firms with more than 25 employees in the manufacturing industries as defined in the Group D of SIC 1992 (Sectors of Industrial Classification), which is compatible with tabulation D of ISIC Rev. 3.
|Country: United Kingdom Subject: Labour compensation > Earnings > Manufacturing > Hourly||GBR.LCEAMN01.......|
Data refers to subject Labour Compensation > Earnings > Manufacturing > Weekly
This indicator is not available for United Kingdom. In order to calculate an area total for this indicator, the series Weekly earnings (manufacturing) has been used as a proxy.
|Country: United Kingdom Subject: Labour compensation > Earnings > Private sector||GBR.LCEAPR.......|
|Aggregation and consolidation|
The average level of wages and salaries by industry group are aggregated using weights equal to the total numbers in employment derived from the annual Census of Employment. The monthly change in the index is calculated from a sample which includes the same firms in both months. The returned data are aggegated each month for the common sample and the aggregating factor represents the ratio of the number of reporting units in the common sample.
|Country: United Kingdom Subject: Labour compensation > Earnings > All activities||GBR.LCEATT.......|
Data are based on a monthly sample survey of approximately 8400 firms with more than 25 employees covering all sectors of the economy.
The reference period is the last pay week of the month for weekly paid employees and the whole month for monthly paid or four-weekly paid employees.
|Country: United Kingdom Subject: Labour compensation > Unit Labour Cost||GBR.LCUL.......|
|Key statistical concept|
Unit wage costs are a measure of the cost of wages and salaries in producing a unit of output.
2003 revision to the Standard Industrial Classification (SIC).
The Average Earnings Index is combined with employment estimates and output figures. The AEI is multiplied by an index of employment to get an index of the wages and salaries bill, which is then divided by the manufacturing output index to give an estimate of wages and salaries per unit of output.