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Appendix table 5. Seasonally adjusted labour costs, Labour Cost Index 2012=100

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

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 5. Seasonally adjusted labour costs, Labour Cost Index 2012=100 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 18.8.2019].
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