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Appendix table 1. Year-on-year change in the sum of wages and salaries by industry and sector, % (TOL 2008 and S 2012)

  Year-on-year change by three-month period, % 1) Year-on-year change in the latest month, % 1)
08-10/2017 11/2017-01/2018 02-04/2018 05-07/2018 07/2018
A-X Whole economy 2.9 3.6 4.4 4.6 4.4
B-E Total industry 1.9 3.2 4.8 4.2 4.3
F Construction 6.5 7.7 6.6 6.8 7.0
G Wholesale and retail trade 1.5 1.9 3.0 3.7 4.0
HIJLMNRS Other service activities total 5.4 6.1 6.6 6.5 6.2
K Financial and insurance activities 4.0 0.6 3.0 4.4 3.2
P Education, excl. public sector 1.1 0.6 0.1 1.0 -0.5
Q Health and social work, excl. public sector 2.1 3.1 4.3 6.8 8.6
OPQ Public sector 0.5 1.0 2.0 2.2 1.6
Private sector 4.3 5.1 5.8 5.9 5.9
1) Year-on-year change compares the value for an examined time period to the value for the corresponding time period twelve months back.

Source: Wage and salary indices, Statistics Finland

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Updated 13.9.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Wage and salary indices [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-6125. July 2018, Appendix table 1. Year-on-year change in the sum of wages and salaries by industry and sector, % (TOL 2008 and S 2012) . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 19.8.2019].
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