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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)
02-04/2018 05-07/2018 08-10/2018 11/2018-01/2019 01/2019
A-X Whole economy 4.8 4.8 4.6 4.8 4.4
B-E Total industry 4.9 4.2 3.4 3.7 3.3
F Construction 7.2 6.8 6.5 5.2 1.3
G Wholesale and retail trade 3.6 3.7 3.7 3.1 2.2
HIJLMNRS Other service activities total 6.5 6.1 6.1 5.0 3.5
K Financial and insurance activities 2.9 4.0 2.6 3.2 1.6
P Education, excl. public sector 0.3 1.0 1.9 2.8 4.1
Q Health and social work, excl. public sector 5.8 6.7 4.7 6.5 7.7
OPQ Public sector 2.1 3.0 3.3 5.5 7.9
Private sector 6.3 5.9 5.4 5.0 3.7
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 13.6.2019

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Wage and salary indices [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-6125. January 2019, 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: 22.8.2019].
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