A more recent publication of this set of statistics is available.

Latest publication: Labour cost index 2019, 2nd 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 10.12.2013 1st release
Private sector, original series 01/2012 2,9 2,0 0,9
02/2012 5,9 5,3 0,6
03/2012 4,6 4,2 0,4
04/2012 4,6 4,3 0,3
01/2013 3,8 4,1 -0,3
02/2013 1,6 2,2 -0,6
State sector, original series 01/2012 4,7 4,7 0,0
02/2012 5,7 5,8 -0,1
03/2012 4,7 4,7 0,0
04/2012 6,1 6,1 0,0
01/2013 3,7 3,7 0,0
02/2013 0,3 0,3 0,0
Local government sector, original series 01/2012 4,8 4,4 0,4
02/2012 5,0 4,0 1,0
03/2012 0,9 0,8 0,1
04/2012 4,1 4,1 0,0
01/2013 2,8 2,6 0,2
02/2013 1,5 1,6 -0,1
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. The revisions are calculated from rounded numbers.

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

Labour cost index Quarter Year-on-year change, % Revision, %-points
Latest release 10.12.2013 1st release
Private sector, seasonally adjusted series 01/2012 4,4 3,8 0,6
02/2012 5,3 4,8 0,5
03/2012 3,5 3,3 0,2
04/2012 4,1 2,6 1,5
01/2013 3,3 3,8 -0,5
02/2013 1,3 1,6 -0,3
1) The seasonal adjusted labour cost index has been published since September 2012.

Source: Wages, Salaries and Labour Costs, Statistics Finland

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Director in charge: Hannele Orjala


Updated 10.12.2013

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour cost index [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-3746. 3rd quarter 2013, Revisions in these statistics . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 13.11.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tvki/2013/03/tvki_2013_03_2013-12-10_rev_001_en.html