11 Employee benefit expense

11 Employee benefit expense

 

 

 

 

€ million

Note

2019

2018

Wages and salaries

 

862

807

Social security costs

 

124

123

Post-employment benefits – defined benefit plans

32

60

61

Post-employment benefits – defined contribution plans

 

48

18

Share-based payments to employees and directors

27

69

65

Insurance

 

71

51

Other employee benefits

 

59

55

Total employee benefit expense

 

1 293

1 180

 

 

 

 

The total employee benefit expense has been allocated along functional lines within the income statement.

Other employee benefits consist mainly of termination benefits, severance payments, and other long-term/short-term disability benefits.

 

 

 

Headcount at 31 December

2019

2018

Hourly Paid

0

0

Monthly Paid

2 891

3 024

Management

4 715

4 471

Total

7 606

7 495

 

 

 

Further information regarding post-employment benefits and share-based payments can be found in Notes 27 and 32.