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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)
06-08/2019 09-11/2019 12/2019-02/2020 03-05/2020 05/2020
A-X Whole economy 3.1 3.1 2.2 -2.9 -7.2
B-E Total industry 2.0 2.7 0.9 -4.8 -8.2
F Construction -0.8 0.9 3.2 -2.7 -8.6
G Wholesale and retail trade 2.1 2.1 2.4 -3.5 -7.9
HIJLMNRS Other service activities total 4.2 4.2 3.5 -5.3 -13.0
K Financial and insurance activities 3.6 2.7 1.2 4.2 1.9
P Education, excl. public sector 3.3 1.9 2.7 -2.8 -6.5
Q Health and social work, excl. public sector 6.8 7.2 7.5 -1.5 -7.6
OPQ Public sector 3.5 2.7 0.2 0.5 0.3
Private sector 3.2 3.6 3.1 -4.1 -9.9
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 14.7.2020

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Wage and salary indices [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-6125. May 2020, 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: 10.4.2021].
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