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Appendix table 1. Year-on-year change in the sum of wages and salaries by industry and sector, % (TOL 2008 and S 2012)

  Year-on-year change by three-month period, % 1) Year-on-year change in the latest month, % 1)
04-06/2019 07-09/2019 10-12/2019 01-03/2020 03/2020
A-X Whole economy 3.8 3.6 2.3 3.1 2.2
B-E Total industry 3.5 2.6 1.5 1.6 0.5
F Construction 3.0 1.1 -0.1 3.6 -3.3
G Wholesale and retail trade 3.1 2.1 1.8 3.3 2.6
HIJLMNRS Other service activities total 4.6 4.7 3.1 4.6 3.3
K Financial and insurance activities 1.5 3.9 1.4 3.9 6.7
P Education, excl. public sector 2.7 3.8 1.2 3.8 2.4
Q Health and social work, excl. public sector 5.8 8.1 7.3 8.2 6.4
OPQ Public sector 4.0 3.1 2.1 1.0 2.2
Private sector 4.1 3.9 2.6 4.1 2.0
1) Year-on-year change compares the value for an examined time period to the value for the corresponding time period twelve months back.

Source: Wage and salary indices, Statistics Finland

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Updated 14.5.2020

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Wage and salary indices [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-6125. March 2020, Appendix table 1. Year-on-year change in the sum of wages and salaries by industry and sector, % (TOL 2008 and S 2012) . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.4.2021].
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