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Level of labor costs in the Grand Duchy
16-09-2014 | STATEC news

STATEC has just published the detailed results of its four-yearly labour cost survey. This "Regards" presents key indicators of the level of labor costs in the Grand Duchy and a detailled analysis of the various components of that cost. The average hourly cost is 33.91 euros in 2012, against 30.96 euros in 2008, corresponding to an average growth of 2.3% per year...
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Employment in Luxembourg grows faster than in the Euro Zone.
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Burglary in Luxembourg
11-09-2014 | STATEC news

During the last 5 years, 10% of the households have been the victim of a burglary and another 5% have been the victim of a burglary attempt. 34% of people are afraid of being the victim of a burglary during the next 12 months...
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In early September 2014, the "World Economic Forum" in its "Global Competitiveness Report 2014-2015" class Luxembourg in the 19th among the world's most competitive economy.
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Consumer prices surveyed by STATEC rose in August due to the end of summer sales. Excluding sales, prices remain largely stable, apart from a fuel bill that eases drivers this month.The annual inflation rate fell from 1.0% to 0.6%. The core inflation meanwhile reached an annual rate of 1.1%, its lowest level since May 2010.
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The 2nd quarter of 2014 was marked by lower than expected GDP growth in the eurozone. This stagnated, due notably to the counter-performance of its three leading economies. Over 2014 as a whole, growth is not expected to exceed 1%, below the trajectory anticipated last spring.
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Unemployment rate in July 2014 : 7.3 %
25-08-2014 | Agence pour le développement de l’emploi news

On July 31st 2014, Luxembourg had 18 103 registered unemployed residents. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 7.3 %.
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To better reflect economic reality and because of progress made in statistical sources and methods, the revised European System of Accounts (ESA 2010) changes the treatment of Research and Development (R&D) expenses in national accounts. Research and Development (R&D) is now recognized as a fixed asset which does not disappear in the production process. In other words, the R&D expenses of the economy are no longer recorded as intermediate consumption, but as capital formation.
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Les communes et les cantons du Luxembourg
13-08-2014 | Publications

This book, edited by STATEC in collaboation with the University of Luxembourg - INSIDE, contains key figures on the cantons and municipalities, concerning population, socio-economic status, housing and level of education.
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According to the latest inflation forecasts, the inflation rate will reach 0.9% in 2014 and 2.2% in 2015. The next wage indexation will occur in the first quarter of 2015. The impact of the raise of VAT rates on 1st of January 2015 is estimated at 0.8 percentage points.
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