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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)
05-07/2017 08-10/2017 11/2017-01/2018 02-04/2018 04/2018
A-X Whole economy 1.6 2.9 3.6 4.5 4.5
B-E Total industry 2.1 1.9 3.3 4.9 3.5
F Construction 6.7 6.5 7.6 6.9 5.8
G Wholesale and retail trade 1.0 1.5 1.8 3.1 2.1
HIJLMNRS Other service activities total 4.6 5.4 6.1 6.8 7.0
K Financial and insurance activities 2.1 3.9 0.6 2.5 4.2
P Education, excl. public sector -1.1 0.1 0.2 0.5 -0.1
Q Health and social work, excl. public sector 3.3 2.0 2.8 3.9 5.9
OPQ Public sector -3.5 0.6 1.3 2.1 3.0
Private sector 4.1 4.3 5.0 6.0 5.4
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 12.6.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Wage and salary indices [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-6125. April 2018, 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: 17.8.2019].
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