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Appendix table 6. Seasonally adjusted labour costs, percentage changes, Labour Cost Index 2012=100

  Change 2013/ 2012* 2015/1* 2014/2* 2014/3* 2014/4* Change 2014/ 2013* 2015/1*
Industry code Standard Industrial Classification              
B-S Total,private sector 2,0 1,4 2,2 1,8 1,5 1,7 1,7
B-E Industry 1,1 0,7 3,6 2,3 1,8 2,1 2,9
C Manufacturing 1,4 0,6 3,2 2,1 2,0 2,0 2,7
10, 11 Food industry 2,1 1,6 1,7 0,8 -0,1 1,0 -1,2
16, 17 Forest industry 4,1 3,0 3,8 1,7 2,3 2,7 4,9
19-22 Chemical industry 2,0 0,3 0,8 2,3 4,9 2,1 5,0
24-30 Metal industry 1,8 -0,4 1,8 1,0 -0,3 0,6 3,2
F Construction 4,3 1,6 0,9 3,5 0,7 1,7 2,7
G-N Services of the business economy 2,3 1,6 2,1 1,2 1,0 1,5 1,5
G Wholesale and retail trade 2,7 2,6 3,2 0,4 -1,2 1,2 1,0
H Transportation and storage 1,1 2,3 2,5 3,4 3,5 2,9 -1,2
J Information and communication 3,0 2,0 2,9 1,4 0,7 1,7 4,6
K Financial and insurance avtivities 4,1 3,0 2,0 1,9 1,7 2,1 2,4
State sector, J-R Total 3,0 3,4 3,2 0,9 0,3 1,9 -0,1

Source: Wages, Salaries and Labour Costs, Statistics Finland

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Updated 09.06.2015

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