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Published: 16 November 2010

Wages and salaries sum grew by 3.6 per cent in July to September

The wages and salaries sum of the whole economy was 3.6 per cent greater in the past July to September period than in the corresponding period twelve months back. In July alone the wages and salaries sum of the whole economy grew by 3.9 per cent. In the July to September period one year ago the wages and salaries sum fell by 1.6 per cent year-on-year.

Year-on-year change in wages and salaries sum in the 7–9/2010 and 7–9/2009 time periods, % (TOL 2008)

Year-on-year change in wages and salaries sum in the 7–9/2010 and 7–9/2009 time periods, % (TOL 2008)

In the July to September period the wages and salaries sum went up in all the industries for which statistics are complied. The growth was fastest in private health and social work (6.6%) and construction (5.8%). In the public sector the wages and salaries sum went up at the same rate as in the whole economy, whereas in financial intermediation, trade and manufacturing the rate of growth was slower than this.


Source: Wage and salary indices, Statistics Finland

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Updated 16.11.2010

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Wage and salary indices [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-6125. September 2010. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 5.3.2024].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ktps/2010/09/ktps_2010_09_2010-11-16_tie_001_en.html