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Labour Costs Decrease Almost 3% in Q4

Ljubljana, 08 March (STA) - Labour costs per hour decreased by 2.8% in the fourth quarter of 2009 compared to the same period last year, the Statistics Office said on Monday.

Compared to the last quarter of 2008, labour costs per hour decreased the most in agriculture, forestry and fishing (by 11.3%) and in information and communication (by 10.9%).

The main reasons for the decrease were abolition of the payroll tax as of 1 January 2009 and more hours worked in the final quarter of 2009 compared to the same period in 2008, according to the office.

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