International Labor Comparisons

Table 13a. Germany, Hourly compensation costs in manufacturing, U.S. dollars, 2008-2012

Table 13a. Germany, Hourly compensation costs in manufacturing, U.S. dollars, 2008-2012
Industry ISIC Rev.4 Code 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

Manufacturing (NAICS 31-33)

C
47.53 45.76 43.84 47.42 45.79

Food products, beverages and tobacco

10-12
32.28 31.10 29.80 31.80 31.52

          Food and beverages

10-11
NA NA NA NA NA

                    Food products

10
30.17 28.91 27.76 29.65 29.56

                    Beverages

11
44.79 44.02 41.89 44.64 43.20

          Tobacco products

12
59.93 60.30 59.72 64.47 62.28

Textiles, wearing apparel and leather

13-15
36.06 34.98 33.68 36.39 35.09

          Textiles and wearing apparel

13-14
35.56 34.36 33.10 35.55 34.37

                    Textiles

13
34.69 33.20 31.69 34.10 33.82

                    Wearing apparel

14
37.19 36.44 35.75 38.44 35.49

Leather and related products

15
38.92 38.46 36.82 40.82 38.83

Wood and paper products and printing

16-18
40.24 38.46 36.67 38.88 37.94

          Wood and wood products, except furniture

16
34.13 32.49 30.68 32.53 31.27

          Paper and paper products

17
42.56 40.93 39.55 42.14 41.12

          Printing and reproduction of recorded media

18
42.02 39.95 37.75 39.87 39.44

Coke and refined petroleum products

19
69.90 68.98 66.20 72.27 69.38

Chemicals and pharmaceutical products

20-21
58.90 56.75 54.47 59.45 58.18

          Chemicals and chemical products, except pharmaceuticals

20
58.14 56.09 53.72 59.02 57.59

          Pharmaceutical products

21
61.20 58.73 56.94 61.01 60.06

Rubber, plastics and other non-metallic mineral products

22-23
38.44 36.91 35.72 38.15 37.71

          Rubber and plastics products

22
38.17 36.59 35.44 38.02 37.91

          Other non-metallic mineral products

23
38.95 37.52 36.27 38.38 37.31

Primary and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment

24-25
43.74 42.19 40.45 42.86 41.63

          Basic metals

24
51.42 49.33 46.68 49.63 48.14

          Fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment

25
40.64 39.36 37.96 40.20 39.12

Computer, electronic and optical products

26
54.36 52.18 50.62 54.51 50.11

Electrical equipment

27
50.68 49.17 47.05 50.42 49.52

Machinery and equipment n.e.c.

28
51.50 50.11 47.92 51.56 49.11

Motor vehicles and other transport equipment

29-30
59.59 57.69 54.76 60.62 58.82

          Motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers

29
59.46 57.30 54.35 60.42 59.04

          Other transport equipment

30
60.50 60.16 57.49 61.99 57.53

Furniture

31
37.63 36.05 34.64 36.83 34.45

Note:
Compensation costs include direct pay, social insurance expenditures, and labor-related taxes.
Data relate to manufacturing as defined by the International Standard Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities (ISIC) Revision 4.
For complete information on definitions, industrial classifications, and data sources, see the technical notes at www.bls.gov/ilc/ichcctn.pdf and country notes at www.bls.gov/ilc/ichccsources.pdf.
'NA' means data not available.
# Break in series. Data are not comparable with data from the previous year.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, International Labor Comparisons, August 2013
 

Table 13b. Germany, Hourly compensation costs in manufacturing, National currency, 2008-2012
Industry ISIC Rev.4 Code 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

Manufacturing (NAICS 31-33)

C
32.28 32.84 33.06 34.04 35.61

Food products, beverages and tobacco

10-12
21.92 22.32 22.47 22.82 24.51

          Food and beverages

10-11
NA NA NA NA NA

                    Food products

10
20.49 20.75 20.93 21.28 22.99

                    Beverages

11
30.41 31.59 31.59 32.04 33.60

          Tobacco products

12
40.70 43.27 45.04 46.28 48.44

Textiles, wearing apparel and leather

13-15
24.49 25.10 25.40 26.13 27.29

          Textiles and wearing apparel

13-14
24.15 24.66 24.96 25.52 26.73

                    Textiles

13
23.56 23.82 23.90 24.48 26.30

                    Wearing apparel

14
25.26 26.15 26.96 27.59 27.60

Leather and related products

15
26.43 27.60 27.76 29.30 30.19

Wood and paper products and printing

16-18
27.33 27.60 27.65 27.91 29.50

          Wood and wood products, except furniture

16
23.17 23.32 23.13 23.35 24.31

          Paper and paper products

17
28.90 29.37 29.82 30.25 31.98

          Printing and reproduction of recorded media

18
28.54 28.67 28.47 28.62 30.67

Coke and refined petroleum products

19
47.47 49.50 49.92 51.88 53.96

Chemicals and pharmaceutical products

20-21
39.99 40.73 41.08 42.67 45.24

          Chemicals and chemical products, except pharmaceuticals

20
39.48 40.25 40.51 42.37 44.79

          Pharmaceutical products

21
41.56 42.15 42.94 43.79 46.71

Rubber, plastics and other non-metallic mineral products

22-23
26.11 26.49 26.94 27.38 29.33

          Rubber and plastics products

22
25.92 26.26 26.72 27.29 29.48

          Other non-metallic mineral products

23
26.45 26.92 27.35 27.55 29.01

Primary and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment

24-25
29.70 30.28 30.50 30.77 32.37

          Basic metals

24
34.92 35.40 35.20 35.63 37.43

          Fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment

25
27.60 28.25 28.62 28.86 30.42

Computer, electronic and optical products

26
36.91 37.45 38.17 39.13 38.97

Electrical equipment

27
34.42 35.29 35.48 36.19 38.51

Machinery and equipment n.e.c.

28
34.98 35.96 36.14 37.01 38.19

Motor vehicles and other transport equipment

29-30
40.47 41.40 41.29 43.52 45.74

          Motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers

29
40.38 41.12 40.99 43.37 45.91

          Other transport equipment

30
41.09 43.17 43.36 44.49 44.74

Furniture

31
25.55 25.87 26.12 26.44 26.79

Note:
Compensation costs include direct pay, social insurance expenditures, and labor-related taxes.
Data relate to manufacturing as defined by the International Standard Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities (ISIC) Revision 4.
For complete information on definitions, industrial classifications, and data sources, see the technical notes at www.bls.gov/ilc/ichcctn.pdf and country notes at www.bls.gov/ilc/ichccsources.pdf.
'NA' means data not available.
# Break in series. Data are not comparable with data from the previous year.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, International Labor Comparisons, August 2013