|ECI – Q/Q change||0.4 %||0.6 %|
|ECI – Y/Y change||2.0 %||2.0 %|
|The employment cost index measured total compensation costs which include wages and salaries and also benefits. Benefits include vacations, but the primary mover is health insurance premiums.|
* Measures the total amount of compensation cost; including wages, salaries and benefits for employees.