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

  2017Q1* 2017Q2* 2017Q3* 2017Q4* 2017V* 2018Q1* 2018Q2* 2018Q3*
Industry code Standard Industrial Classification                
B-S Total,private sector 101,7 106,5 107,2 99,0 103,6 103,6 108,0 108,9
B-E Industry 101,8 107,5 108,7 97,0 103,7 103,2 108,0 110,1
C Manufacturing 102,0 107,8 108,6 96,8 103,8 103,0 108,1 109,9
10, 11 Food industry 105,2 110,5 109,9 100,0 106,4 106,1 114,6 111,9
16, 17 Forest industry 104,9 115,1 110,6 97,5 107,0 108,6 116,0 112,7
19-22 Chemical industry 100,3 106,0 108,1 96,5 102,7 100,6 108,1 109,5
24-30 Metal industry 101,2 105,8 108,8 95,6 102,9 102,2 104,6 109,2
F Construction 102,6 107,3 105,8 97,9 103,4 105,0 109,5 110,5
G-N Services of the business economy 102,7 107,1 108,4 101,0 104,8 104,8 108,8 109,9
G Wholesale and retail trade 107,2 111,2 113,7 103,8 109,0 108,6 114,3 117,0
H Transportation and storage 97,9 105,3 104,8 98,1 101,5 102,2 107,3 106,1
J Information and communication 103,2 106,0 112,6 101,1 105,7 106,3 108,2 113,0
K Financial and insurance activities 103,8 110,9 103,6 103,1 105,3 107,2 109,3 101,7
State sector, J-R Total 95,2 106,5 106,1 94,1 100,5 97,1 105,1 106,3
Local government sector, D-S Total 97,4 107,9 116,9 99,2 105,4 97,6 106,8 120,1

Source: Wages, Salaries and Labour Costs, Statistics Finland

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Updated 7.12.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour cost index [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-3746. 3rd quarter 2018, Appendix table 3. Labour costs, excluding one-off items, Labour Cost Index 2012=100 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 23.8.2019].
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