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Appendix table 9. Index of wage and salary earnings 2015=100, percentage changes

2020/3 2020/4 2020 2021/1* 2021/2* 2021/3* 2021/4* 2021*
Industry Change
All employees Annual change 2.0 2.2 1.9 2.0 2.5 2.4 2.3 2.3
Quarterly change 0.5 0.4 . 0.4 1.1 0.4 0.4 .
Male Annual change 1.8 2.0 1.8 2.2 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4
Quarterly change 0.4 0.4 . 0.6 1.0 0.4 0.4 .
Female Annual change 2.1 2.4 2.1 1.9 2.6 2.3 2.3 2.3
Quarterly change 0.6 0.4 . 0.3 1.3 0.4 0.4 .
Hourly paid Annual change 1.7 2.1 1.7 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.3 2.4
Quarterly change 0.3 0.8 . 0.6 0.7 0.3 0.7 .
Monthly paid Annual change 2.0 2.2 2.0 2.0 2.5 2.4 2.3 2.3
Quarterly change 0.5 0.4 . 0.4 1.2 0.4 0.3 .
Central government Annual change 2.0 2.5 2.2 1.5 2.5 2.7 2.3 2.2
Quarterly change 0.9 0.5 . 0.0 1.1 1.1 0.1 .
Local government Annual change 2.2 2.6 2.1 1.6 3.4 2.5 2.1 2.4
Quarterly change 0.9 0.5 . 0.0 1.9 0.1 0.1 .
Private Annual change 2.0 2.1 1.9 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.4 2.3
Quarterly change 0.3 0.4 . 0.6 0.9 0.4 0.5 .
Others Annual change 1.7 1.8 1.8 1.8 2.3 2.4 2.3 2.2
Quarterly change 0.5 0.3 . 0.5 1.0 0.6 0.3 .
A Agriculture and forestry Annual change 0.9 1.0 1.0 1.7 2.4 2.3 2.3 2.2
Quarterly change 0.6 0.0 . 0.8 1.0 0.5 -0.1 .
C Manufacturing Annual change 1.5 1.6 1.3 2.6 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.7
Quarterly change 0.2 0.4 . 1.0 1.1 0.3 0.4 .
D Electricity, gas and air conditioning Annual change 2.0 2.1 2.1 1.5 1.9 2.2 2.2 2.0
Quarterly change 0.6 0.3 . -0.3 1.4 0.9 0.3 .
E Water supply and waste Annual change 2.4 2.7 2.4 2.3 2.9 2.7 2.5 2.6
Quarterly change 0.6 0.6 . 0.7 0.9 0.4 0.4 .
F Construction Annual change 2.8 3.8 3.0 3.4 3.4 3.1 2.9 3.2
Quarterly change 0.8 1.5 . 0.8 0.2 0.6 1.2 .
G Trade Annual change 2.2 2.1 2.2 2.1 1.7 1.9 1.9 1.9
Quarterly change 0.0 0.1 . 0.3 1.3 0.1 0.2 .
H Transport and warehousing Annual change 2.4 2.2 2.3 1.9 1.7 1.8 2.0 1.8
Quarterly change 0.2 0.1 . 0.6 0.8 0.3 0.3 .
I Accommodation and food service activities Annual change 0.6 0.5 1.0 0.5 1.1 1.1 3.1 1.5
Quarterly change 0.1 -0.1 . 0.4 0.6 0.1 2.0 .
J Information and communication Annual change 1.6 1.8 1.5 2.3 2.4 2.4 2.2 2.3
Quarterly change 0.3 0.3 . 0.7 1.0 0.3 0.2 .
K Financial and insurance activities Annual change 2.0 2.1 1.7 1.5 2.0 2.3 2.2 2.0
Quarterly change 0.4 0.3 . -0.2 1.5 0.8 0.2 .
L Real estate activities Annual change 1.1 0.4 1.6 -0.5 0.7 1.5 2.2 1.0
Quarterly change 0.1 -0.5 . -0.4 1.6 0.9 0.2 .
M Professional, scientific and technical activities Annual change 3.1 3.0 2.7 3.0 2.9 2.6 2.6 2.8
Quarterly change 0.7 0.2 . 1.0 0.9 0.4 0.2 .
N Administrative and support service activities Annual change 2.0 1.9 2.0 1.4 2.3 2.5 2.6 2.2
Quarterly change 0.4 0.1 . 0.2 1.5 0.6 0.2 .
O Public administration and defence Annual change 2.1 2.4 2.2 1.5 2.7 2.6 2.2 2.2
Quarterly change 0.8 0.5 . 0.0 1.4 0.7 0.1 .
P Education Annual change 1.2 1.6 1.4 1.2 2.4 2.1 1.9 1.9
Quarterly change 0.7 0.4 . 0.1 1.3 0.4 0.2 .
Q Human health and social work activities Annual change 1.9 2.4 2.0 1.8 3.0 2.4 2.2 2.3
Quarterly change 0.9 0.7 . 0.0 1.4 0.3 0.5 .
R Arts, entertainment and recreation Annual change 1.5 1.6 1.3 1.3 2.0 2.1 2.0 1.8
Quarterly change 0.6 0.2 . 0.0 1.2 0.7 0.1 .
S Other service activities Annual change 2.1 2.5 2.0 2.0 2.7 2.5 2.4 2.4
Quarterly change 0.9 0.5 . 0.2 1.1 0.7 0.4 .
* Preliminary

Source: Index of wage and salary earnings 2021, 4th quarter. Statistics Finland

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Updated 4.2.2022

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Index of wage and salary earnings [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7814. 4th quarter 2021, Appendix table 9. Index of wage and salary earnings 2015=100, percentage changes . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 4.3.2024].
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