Instituto Nacional de Estadística

30187Encuesta Trimestral de Coste Laboral (ETCL)

Department responsible
Instituto Nacional de Estadística
Executing unit
Dirección General de Coordinación Estadística y de Estadísticas Laborales y de Precios  - Subdirección General de Estadísticas del Mercado Laboral
Participation of other institutions
Tesorería General de la Seguridad Social (MISM)
Type of operation
Real statistics with results grouped in tables
Sector or subject
Labour market and wages
Subsector or subsubject
Income and wage costs
Breakdown level
Methodology of data collection methodology
Obtaining statistical data by means of list by sampling
Form of data collection
Mixed forms
Overall objective
Estudiar la evolución a corto plazo del coste laboral y sus componentes más importantes, prestando una especial atención a los salarios
Study variables
Sueldos y salarios, cotizaciones sociales, horas trabajadas
Classification variables
Sectores y ramas de actividad, tamaños de las unidades y tipo de jornada
Type of dissemination

    Data     Calendar     Methodology

    Standardised Methodological Report     Concept glossary
Periodicity of dissemination
Periodicity of data collection
Type of operation
Cuentas de cotización a la Seguridad Social
Shown in the National Statistics Plan 2017-2020 actualizado
Yes: 7418 Encuesta Trimestral de Coste Laboral (ETCL)
Dictated by the High Council on Statistics
Sí - En la reunión de la Comisión Permanente del CSE de 4-12-2012
Shown in the Annual Programme 2020
Yes: 7418 Encuesta Trimestral de Coste Laboral (ETCL)
Release calendar in the Annual Programme 2020
Activities for lessening the burden shouldered by respondents in 2020
Yes  Activities for lessening the burden shouldered by respondents in
  • Removal or non-inclusion of questions in the questionnaire by using information from administrative sources or from other statistics.
  • Optimisation of sample designs for reducing the number of units to interview, and carry out a distribution as widely as possible of the response burden among populations surveyed.
European Union Statistical Legislation
These are European statistics, according to European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) no. 223/2009

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