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Revisions in these statistics

The data of the statistics have become revised according to the table below. Revisions to annual changes in all industries published from the statistics are presented in the StatFin database tables on the monthly level and on the annual level. For more information about data revisions, see Section 3 of the quality description (only in Finnish).

Revision of annual changes in the wages and salaries sum in main industries 1)

Industry / Reference period Year-on-year change,% Revision, percentage point
1st release Latest release (2022-02-14)
A-X Whole economy 07/2021 6.5 6.2 -0.3
08/2021 5.8 5.6 -0.2
09/2021 6.1 5.7 -0.4
10/2021 5.2 4.7 -0.5
11/2021 5.5 5.5 0.0
B-E Total industry 07/2021 6.1 6.0 -0.1
08/2021 4.6 4.7 0.1
09/2021 6.0 6.0 0.0
10/2021 4.2 4.2 0.0
11/2021 3.8 3.9 0.1
F Construction 07/2021 3.4 3.2 -0.2
08/2021 3.9 3.2 -0.7
09/2021 6.2 5.8 -0.4
10/2021 4.6 3.7 -0.9
11/2021 4.0 4.4 0.4
G Wholesale and retail trade 07/2021 5.7 5.8 0.1
08/2021 5.2 4.8 -0.4
09/2021 4.4 4.3 -0.1
10/2021 3.8 3.4 -0.4
11/2021 3.8 3.9 0.1
HIJLMNRS Other service activities total 07/2021 8.9 8.1 -0.8
08/2021 7.5 6.9 -0.6
09/2021 7.3 6.6 -0.7
10/2021 7.3 6.4 -0.9
11/2021 8.7 8.7 0.0
K Financial and insurance activities 07/2021 5.1 4.8 -0.3
08/2021 5.7 4.9 -0.8
09/2021 4.2 3.5 -0.7
10/2021 4.0 3.6 -0.4
11/2021 5.0 5.0 0.0
P Education, excl. public sector 07/2021 8.9 7.9 -1.0
08/2021 6.9 6.5 -0.4
09/2021 5.5 5.2 -0.3
10/2021 5.4 5.0 -0.4
11/2021 5.1 5.4 0.3
Q Health and social work, excl. public sector 07/2021 10.3 10.3 0.0
08/2021 9.0 9.0 0.0
09/2021 9.2 8.9 -0.3
10/2021 7.4 6.7 -0.7
11/2021 8.1 8.0 -0.1
OPQ Public sector 07/2021 4.7 4.6 -0.1
08/2021 5.2 5.0 -0.2
09/2021 4.9 4.7 -0.2
10/2021 3.9 3.7 -0.2
11/2021 3.7 3.6 -0.1
Private sector 07/2021 7.4 7.1 -0.3
08/2021 6.6 6.2 -0.4
09/2021 7.0 6.5 -0.5
10/2021 5.9 5.3 -0.6
11/2021 6.3 6.5 0.2
1) The 1st release refers to the time when data for the reference period were released for the first time. The revision describes the difference of annual change percentages between the first and latest releases.

Revision of long-term annual changes in the wages and salaries sum in main industries

Industry Year Average 1) Average for absolute values 2)
Whole economy (A-X) 2018 0.1 0.2
2019 0.2 0.2
2020 0.2 0.5
Manufacturing (BCDE) 2018 -0.1 0.1
2019 0.1 0.1
2020 0.6 0.7
Construction (F) 2018 0.1 0.4
2019 0.1 0.1
2020 0.3 0.7
Trade (G) 2018 -0.2 0.3
2019 0.0 0.1
2020 0.0 0.5
Other services (HIJLMNRS) 2018 -0.1 0.5
2019 0.2 0.2
2020 0.1 0.6
Financial intermediation (K) 2018 -0.2 0.6
2019 0.0 0.2
2020 -0.2 0.8
Education (P) excl. public sector 2018 0.6 0.7
2019 0.5 0.5
2020 -0.3 1.0
Health and social work (Q) excl. public sector 2018 1.2 1.3
2019 0.7 0.7
2020 0.7 0.9
Public sector (OPQ) 2018 0.3 0.3
2019 0.2 0.2
2020 0.1 0.4
Private sector 2018 0.1 0.2
2019 0.2 0.2
2020 0.3 0.6
1) The average was calculated upon completion of the data for the first and last release months in the statistical reference year, when the official structural business and financial statement statistics are also published.
2) The average was calculated from the absolute values of differences between the first and last release months in the statistical reference year, when the official structural business and financial statement statistics are also published.

Source: Wage and salary indices, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Heidi Myllylä 029 551 3473, palkkasumma@stat.fi

Head of Department in charge: Hannele Orjala


Updated 14.2.2022

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Wage and salary indices [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-6125. December 2021, Revisions in these statistics . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 27.1.2023].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ktps/2021/12/ktps_2021_12_2022-02-14_rev_001_en.html