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Appendix table 3. Labour costs, excluding one-off items, Labour Cost Index 2012=100

  2014/1* 2014/2* 2014/3* 2014/4* Whole year 2014* 2015/1* 2015/2* 2015/3* 2015/4* Whole year 2015*
Industry code Standard Industrial Classification                    
B-S Total,private sector 101,9 107,0 107,0 97,5 103,3 103,5 108,4 107,3 97,7 104,2
B-E Industry 101,9 108,4 107,7 95,2 103,3 104,3 108,5 109,0 96,0 104,4
C Manufacturing 101,7 108,5 107,4 94,8 103,1 104,3 108,7 108,8 95,7 104,4
10, 11 Food industry 103,5 107,0 105,1 94,5 102,5 106,5 112,8 106,7 96,2 105,6
16, 17 Forest industry 103,6 114,5 105,8 95,9 104,9 109,7 117,9 110,1 97,0 108,7
19-22 Chemical industry 103,5 105,9 108,3 95,0 103,2 106,7 107,7 110,2 94,1 104,7
24-30 Metal industry 100,6 108,0 107,4 94,6 102,7 103,0 106,4 110,5 95,8 103,9
F Construction 104,5 108,2 107,9 98,5 104,7 106,8 109,0 107,5 99,8 105,8
G-N Services of the business economy 101,9 106,7 106,6 98,5 103,4 103,3 108,7 106,5 98,5 104,2
G Wholesale and retail trade 104,3 106,8 108,1 97,7 104,2 104,3 108,5 106,8 98,3 104,5
H Transportation and storage 99,4 108,0 107,4 98,5 103,3 99,5 109,9 107,1 95,8 103,1
J Information and communication 103,0 106,0 106,3 99,0 103,6 106,7 110,7 109,3 100,2 106,7
K Financial and insurance activities 101,8 111,1 101,5 101,1 103,9 104,9 112,9 101,7 99,7 104,8
State sector, J-R Total 98,4 112,4 111,0 97,2 104,8 99,1 111,1 111,5 98,2 105,0
Local government sector, D-S Total 98,2 108,0 116,5 97,2 105,0 100,5 110,0 117,4 98,1 106,5

Source: Wages, Salaries and Labour Costs, Statistics Finland

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Updated 10.3.2016

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour cost index [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-3746. 4th quarter 2015, Appendix table 3. Labour costs, excluding one-off items, Labour Cost Index 2012=100 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 14.12.2019].
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