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Labour costs, excluding one-off items, Labour Cost Index 2008=100 from first quarter 2008 to the first quarter 2009 1)

Industry code Standard Industrial Classification Whole year 2007 2008/1 2008/2 2008/3 2008/4 Whole year 2008 Change 2008/2007 2009/1 Change 2009/1/2008/1
  Total 96,7 98,0 101,8 103,5 96,7 100,0 3,4 103,9 6,1
C Manufacturing 96,6 97,9 101,5 105,1 95,5 100,0 3,5 104,4 6,6
F Construction 93,4 98,0 101,8 103,0 97,2 100,0 7,1 107,5 9,7
G Wholesale and retail trade 93,6 97,9 103,4 103,8 94,9 100,0 6,9 100,2 2,4
H Transportation and storage 90,9 95,4 102,6 105,2 96,8 100,0 10,0 104,2 9,2
J Information and communication 92,1 97,9 100,9 102,4 98,7 100,0 8,6 103,8 6,0
K Financial and incurance activities 102,7 101,1 102,0 96,6 100,3 100,0 –2,6 105,1 3,9
M Professional, scientific and technical activities 102,9 94,0 100,6 104,9 100,5 100,0 –2,8 108,0 14,9
N Administrative and support service activities 97,5 98,3 104,0 99,1 98,6 100,0 2,6 103,4 5,1
B-E Industry 96,6 98,3 101,3 105,0 95,4 100,0 3,5 104,5 6,4
G-N Services 95,4 97,6 102,4 102,5 97,5 100,0 4,8 103,2 5,8
10–11 Food industry 98,7 98,9 102,8 104,6 93,8 100,0 1,4 102,3 3,5
16–17 Forest industry 97,2 97,5 102,6 105,6 94,4 100,0 2,9 103,8 6,5
19–22 Chemical industry 99,7 98,2 100,6 106,9 94,2 100,0 0,3 104,0 5,8
24–30 Metal industry 96,6 97,8 101,2 104,9 96,1 100,0 3,5 105,6 7,9
1) Corrected on 16 Juni 2009. The correction is indicated in red. Was previously 7,19.

Source: Wages, Salaries and Labour Costs

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Updated 16.6.2009

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour cost index [e-publication].
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