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

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 9.9.2014 1st release
Private sector, original series 04/2012 4,6 4,3 0,3
01/2013 3,7 4,1 -0,4
02/2013 1,8 2,2 -0,4
03/2013 0,9 0,6 0,3
04/2013 1,0 1,1 -0,1
01/2014 1,7 1,6 0,1
State sector, original series 04/2012 6,1 6,1 0,0
01/2013 3,7 3,7 0,0
02/2013 0,3 0,3 0,0
03/2013 4,0 4,0 0,0
04/2013 2,5 2,5 0,0
01/2014 2,7 2,7 0,0
Local government sector, original series 04/2012 4,1 4,1 0,0
01/2013 2,8 2,6 0,2
02/2013 1,5 1,6 -0,1
03/2013 3,0 2,9 0,1
04/2013 3,3 3,3 0,0
01/2014 1,2 1,2 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 revisions are calculated from rounded numbers.

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 9.9.2014 1st release
Private sector, seasonally adjusted series 04/2012 4,2 2,6 1,6
01/2013 3,0 3,8 -0,8
02/2013 1,3 1,6 -0,3
03/2013 0,4 2,1 -1,7
04/2013 1,3 2,1 -0,8
01/2014 1,7 1,2 0,5

Source: Wages, Salaries and Labour Costs, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Pekka Haapala 029 551 3460, Hanna Jokimäki 029 551 3667, tvkindeksi@stat.fi

Director in charge: Hannele Orjala


Updated 9.9.2014

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour cost index [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-3746. 2nd quarter 2014, Revisions in these statistics . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 16.12.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tvki/2014/02/tvki_2014_02_2014-09-09_rev_001_en.html