In 2013, the maximum labour costs per hour were recorded in Sweden, where the average was €40.1, followed by Denmark (€38.4), Belgium (€38.0), Luxembourg (€35.7)
The average labour cost of the EU was €23.7.
The lowest labour costs were recorded in Bulgaria, with only €3.7 per hour.
What surprises you most about these statistics?
What is the average labour cost in your country?
Do you think the EU should work to reduce this difference between the member states?