Labor productivity

Lower taxation and social charges

The comparison is based on a single person without children, established in september 2017.

Comparison by country

 

Belgium

France

Germany

Luxembourg

Total costs for employers

3,964

4,374

3,582

3,465

Tax / social charges

964

1,374

582

465

Gross monthly salary

3,000

3,000

3,000

3,000

Tax / social charges

1,101

1,063

1,077

570

Net salary for employees

1,898

1,937

1,923

2,430

Ratio net/cost (%)

47

44

53

70

Highly productive workforce

The diagramm below represents the labour productivity per person employed in 2015.

The value of EU 28 serves as reference (= base 100).

This picture shows the level of workforce productivity in Europe, in Luxembourg, in France, in Germany and in Belgium

Source : OECD, Per capita GDP and Productivity Levels - Latest Year

Compared to other EU countries, an employee in Luxembourg with the same gross salary would cost less to its employer and get a higher salary, due to low personal income tax and social security charges. In addition, Luxembourg labour workforce is highly productive due to the competences and the hard working mentality of its people.

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