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Appendix table 5. Seasonally adjusted labour costs, Labour Cost Index 2008=100

  2013/1* 2013/2* 2013/3* 2013/4* Whole year 2013* 2014/1* 2014/2* 2014/3* 2014/4* Whole year 2014*
Industry code Standard Industrial Classification                    
B-S Total,private sector 116,4 116,3 116,8 117,4 116,7 117,8 118,4 118,3 118,5 118,2
B-E Industry 113,0 111,7 112,5 113,1 112,6 113,6 115,2 113,7 113,4 114,0
C Manufacturing 114,0 113,0 113,5 113,9 113,6 114,5 116,1 114,5 114,3 114,9
10, 11 Food industry 112,1 112,1 112,7 113,5 112,6 113,8 114,0 113,9 113,8 113,9
16, 17 Forest industry 115,1 115,9 117,9 118,9 116,9 120,1 120,7 119,3 119,9 120,0
19-22 Chemical industry 117,0 117,3 117,1 116,6 117,0 117,0 116,8 117,3 118,0 117,3
24-30 Metal industry 115,3 116,9 115,6 115,5 115,8 115,0 117,4 115,2 113,7 115,3
F Construction 118,6 119,8 118,0 120,3 119,2 120,5 120,6 122,0 121,2 121,0
G-N Services of the business economy 116,7 116,7 117,6 118,2 117,3 118,4 119,0 118,7 119,0 118,8
G Wholesale and retail trade 109,0 110,5 110,9 111,0 110,4 113,7 113,9 111,7 110,6 112,4
H Transportation and storage 100,5 99,9 99,3 99,7 99,9 99,2 101,7 101,0 102,0 101,0
J Information and communication 120,9 121,4 122,4 123,0 121,9 125,1 124,8 123,0 123,2 124,0
K Financial and insurance avtivities 122,0 123,8 124,4 125,2 123,9 125,6 126,5 125,8 125,8 125,9
State sector, J-R Total 118,1 118,8 121,0 121,6 119,9 122,3 122,7 121,9 121,7 122,1

Source: Wages, Salaries and Labour Costs, Statistics Finland

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Updated 11.03.2015

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour cost index [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-3746. 4th quarter 2014, Appendix table 5. Seasonally adjusted labour costs, Labour Cost Index 2008=100 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 23.8.2019].
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