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Labour cost survey

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF)
The labour cost survey describes the level and structure of labour costs at fixed intervals of years. The statistics cover nearly the entire private sector, central government sector and local government sector. The data are collected and published around every four years.


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release | Labour cost survey 2020
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Cost of an hour worked and labour cost per staff-year in the private sector by industry

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K Financial and insurance activities (64-66)J Information and communication (58-63)D Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply (35)M Professional, scientific and technical activities (69-75)B Mining and quarrying (05-09)B-E Total industry (05-39)C Manufacturing (10-33)B-F Secondary production (05-43)L Real estate activities (68)TotalF Construction (41-43)O-S Welfare services (84-96)G-S Service industries (45-96)G-N Service industries (45-82)E Water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities (36-39)H Transportation and storage (49-53)G Wholesale and retail trade, repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles (45-47)Q Human health and social work activities (86-88)I Accommodation and food service activities (55-56)N Administrative and support service activities (77-82)

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The statistical data released before 5.4.2022 can be found on the archive pages of the statistics.

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