Work, wages and livelihood

Wage and salary earners’ real earnings decreased by 4.6 per cent in April-June

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According to Statistics Finland’s preliminary data, the index of wage and salary earnings, which measures the rise in the nominal earnings of full-time wage and salary earners, rose by 2.0 per cent in April to June 2022 when compared with the respective period in 2021. Real earnings decreased by 4.6 per cent compared to the second quarter of the previous year because the rise in consumer prices was faster than that in earnings level.

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