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

  2016/1* 2016/2* 2016/3* 2016/4* Whole year 2016* 2017/1* 2017/2* 2017/3* 2017/4* Whole year 2017*
Industry code Standard Industrial Classification                    
B-S Total,private sector 104,7 105,9 109,0 99,8 104,8 101,4 106,3 107,1 99,1 103,5
B-E Industry 105,7 105,3 109,8 98,0 104,7 101,0 107,2 108,7 97,1 103,5
C Manufacturing 105,6 105,2 109,4 97,6 104,4 101,2 107,5 108,6 96,9 103,5
10, 11 Food industry 103,4 105,9 107,7 99,0 104,0 105,2 110,5 109,8 99,8 106,3
16, 17 Forest industry 112,0 114,0 107,7 97,3 107,8 104,9 115,1 110,6 97,5 107,0
19-22 Chemical industry 109,0 102,5 107,0 96,0 103,6 100,3 105,9 108,0 96,4 102,6
24-30 Metal industry 104,5 103,7 112,0 97,8 104,5 99,6 105,4 108,9 95,8 102,4
F Construction 106,1 106,7 109,5 100,8 105,8 102,6 107,3 105,9 99,2 103,7
G-N Services of the business economy 104,7 106,7 109,0 100,6 105,3 102,7 107,0 108,2 100,9 104,7
G Wholesale and retail trade 106,1 108,4 111,5 101,9 107,0 107,1 111,0 113,3 103,9 108,8
H Transportation and storage 102,0 106,2 107,6 97,9 103,4 97,9 105,6 104,9 98,5 101,7
J Information and communication 106,8 108,4 112,0 100,3 106,9 103,2 106,0 112,5 101,7 105,8
K Financial and insurance activities 108,8 110,4 105,2 103,8 107,0 103,4 110,4 103,6 103,4 105,2
State sector, J-R Total 103,0 104,7 108,3 98,1 103,5 95,2 106,5 106,1 94,1 100,5
Local government sector, D-S Total 102,9 107,5 119,8 101,3 107,9 97,9 108,7 117,9 99,9 106,1

Source: Wages, Salaries and Labour Costs, Statistics Finland

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Updated 9.3.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour cost index [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-3746. 4th quarter 2017, Appendix table 3. Labour costs, excluding one-off items, Labour Cost Index 2012=100 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 5.12.2019].
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