International Labor Comparisons

Table 34 a & b. United Kingdom, Hourly compensation costs in manufacturing

Table 34a. United Kingdom, 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
34.20 29.47 29.11 30.77 31.23

Food products, beverages and tobacco

10-12
30.62 26.14 25.52 26.01 26.96

          Food and beverages

10-11
30.36 25.89 25.27 25.76 26.67

                    Food products

10
28.58 24.77 24.21 24.61 25.40

                    Beverages

11
44.00 36.20 35.11 36.71 37.57

          Tobacco products

12
52.56 47.11 46.60 46.97 49.70

Textiles, wearing apparel and leather

13-15
25.77 22.74 21.87 24.22 24.18

          Textiles and wearing apparel

13-14
25.73 22.23 21.62 24.06 24.01

                    Textiles

13
26.13 22.91 22.51 24.65 24.83

                    Wearing apparel

14
24.74 20.61 19.41 22.60 22.05

Leather and related products

15
26.08 26.79 23.96 25.52 25.34

Wood and paper products and printing

16-18
31.78 27.67 26.70 28.43 27.67

          Wood and wood products, except furniture

16
25.98 23.99 22.26 23.21 22.74

          Paper and paper products

17
34.63 30.18 30.07 32.15 31.47

          Printing and reproduction of recorded media

18
33.31 28.14 27.01 29.03 28.19

Coke and refined petroleum products

19
64.06 55.46 49.06 51.19 48.38

Chemicals and pharmaceutical products

20-21
39.56 34.15 35.52 37.87 38.87

          Chemicals and chemical products, except pharmaceuticals

20
36.53 32.01 33.49 36.89 36.38

          Pharmaceutical products

21
45.32 37.72 39.52 39.86 42.52

Rubber, plastics and other non-metallic mineral products

22-23
30.25 26.81 26.77 27.94 27.78

          Rubber and plastics products

22
29.50 26.41 25.99 27.26 26.53

          Other non-metallic mineral products

23
31.48 27.40 27.90 29.07 30.21

Primary and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment

24-25
31.34 27.24 27.64 28.97 28.26

          Basic metals

24
35.93 30.68 32.50 32.10 33.49

          Fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment

25
29.72 26.21 26.04 28.10 26.56

Computer, electronic and optical products

26
45.08 33.99 34.38 37.83 37.83

Electrical equipment

27
32.36 27.43 27.54 29.05 28.77

Machinery and equipment n.e.c.

28
35.16 30.10 29.26 32.48 33.23

Motor vehicles and other transport equipment

29-30
39.41 34.78 34.78 36.99 38.28

          Motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers

29
37.33 32.86 32.71 34.87 35.00

          Other transport equipment

30
42.10 36.26 36.68 38.86 41.37

Furniture

31
26.76 23.19 23.99 24.76 24.75

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 34b. United Kingdom, Hourly compensation costs in manufacturing, National currency, 2008-2012
Industry ISIC Rev.4 Code 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

Manufacturing (NAICS 31-33)

C
18.44 18.82 18.84 19.18 19.70

Food products, beverages and tobacco

10-12
16.51 16.69 16.51 16.21 17.00

          Food and beverages

10-11
16.37 16.53 16.36 16.06 16.82

                    Food products

10
15.41 15.82 15.67 15.34 16.02

                    Beverages

11
23.72 23.11 22.72 22.88 23.70

          Tobacco products

12
28.34 30.08 30.16 29.28 31.35

Textiles, wearing apparel and leather

13-15
13.90 14.52 14.15 15.10 15.25

          Textiles and wearing apparel

13-14
13.87 14.19 13.99 15.00 15.15

                    Textiles

13
14.09 14.63 14.57 15.37 15.67

                    Wearing apparel

14
13.34 13.16 12.56 14.09 13.91

Leather and related products

15
14.06 17.11 15.51 15.91 15.98

Wood and paper products and printing

16-18
17.14 17.67 17.28 17.72 17.46

          Wood and wood products, except furniture

16
14.01 15.32 14.40 14.47 14.34

          Paper and paper products

17
18.67 19.27 19.46 20.04 19.85

          Printing and reproduction of recorded media

18
17.96 17.97 17.48 18.09 17.78

Coke and refined petroleum products

19
34.54 35.41 31.75 31.91 30.52

Chemicals and pharmaceutical products

20-21
21.33 21.81 22.99 23.61 24.52

          Chemicals and chemical products, except pharmaceuticals

20
19.70 20.44 21.68 22.99 22.95

          Pharmaceutical products

21
24.44 24.08 25.58 24.84 26.82

Rubber, plastics and other non-metallic mineral products

22-23
16.31 17.12 17.32 17.41 17.52

          Rubber and plastics products

22
15.90 16.86 16.82 16.99 16.74

          Other non-metallic mineral products

23
16.98 17.49 18.05 18.12 19.06

Primary and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment

24-25
16.90 17.39 17.89 18.06 17.83

          Basic metals

24
19.38 19.59 21.03 20.01 21.12

          Fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment

25
16.03 16.73 16.85 17.52 16.76

Computer, electronic and optical products

26
24.31 21.70 22.25 23.58 23.86

Electrical equipment

27
17.45 17.51 17.83 18.11 18.15

Machinery and equipment n.e.c.

28
18.96 19.22 18.94 20.25 20.96

Motor vehicles and other transport equipment

29-30
21.25 22.21 22.51 23.06 24.15

          Motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers

29
20.13 20.98 21.17 21.73 22.08

          Other transport equipment

30
22.70 23.15 23.74 24.22 26.09

Furniture

31
14.43 14.81 15.52 15.43 15.61

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