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Latest publication: Labour cost index 2019, 3rd quarter

Revisions in these statistics

The data of the statistics have become revised according to the table below. For more information about data revisions, see Section 3 of the quality description (in Finnish).

Revisions to data on annual changes in the labour cost index 1)

Labour cost index Quarter Year-on-year change, % Revision, %-points
Latest release 12.3.2013 1st release, %
Private sector, original series 02/2011 2,6 2,4 0,2
03/2011 2,6 2,5 0,1
04/2011 3,9 3,7 0,2
01/2012 2,6 2,0 0,6
02/2012 5,7 5,3 0,4
03/2012 4,6 4,2 0,4
State sector, original series 02/2011 4,4 4,4 0,0
03/2011 3,5 3,5 0,0
04/2011 2,1 1,1 1,0
01/2012 4,7 4,7 0,0
02/2012 5,6 5,8 -0,2
03/2012 4,7 4,7 0,0
Local government sector, original series 02/2011 4,4 4,3 0,1
03/2011 1,8 1,8 0,0
04/2011 2,2 2,2 0,0
01/2012 4,7 4,4 0,3
02/2012 5,3 4,0 1,3
03/2012 0,8 0,8 0,0
1) 1st release refers to the point of time when data for the reference period were first published. Revision describes the difference on annual change percentages between the first and the latest release. The labour cost index for the central government sector has been published since June 2012, and the index for the local government sector since September 2012.

Revisions to data on annual changes in the seasonally adjusted labour cost index

Labour cost index Quarter Year-on-year change, % Revision, %-points
Latest release 12.3.2013 1st release, %
Private sector, seasonally adjusted series 02/2011 2,3 1,9 0,4
03/2011 3,1 3,4 -0,3
04/2011 3,7 3,2 0,5
01/2012 4,4 3,8 0,6
02/2012 4,6 4,8 -0,2
03/2012 4,1 3,3 0,8

Source: Wages, Salaries and Labour Costs, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Pekka Haapala 09 1734 3460, tvkindeksi@stat.fi

Director in charge: Hannele Orjala


Updated 12.3.2013

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour cost index [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-3746. 4th quarter 2012, Revisions in these statistics . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.1.2020].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tvki/2012/04/tvki_2012_04_2013-03-12_rev_001_en.html