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Latest publication: Index of wage and salary earnings 2017, 3rd quarter

Published: 30 May 2013

Wage and salary earners' earnings rose by 2.2 per cent in January-March

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, the nominal earnings of wage and salary earners rose by 2.2 per cent in January-March 2013 when compared to the respective period in 2012. Real earnings rose by 0.5 per cent compared to the first quarter of the previous year, because the rise in earnings level was faster than that in consumer prices.

Year-on-year changes in index of wage and salary earnings 2000/1–2013/1, per cent

Year-on-year changes in index of wage and salary earnings 2000/1–2013/1, per cent

During the period from January-March 2012 to the respective period in 2013 the nominal earnings of wage and salary earners rose in the private sector by 2.5 per cent, in the central government sector by 2.1 per cent and in the local government sector by 1.2 per cent.

Wage and salary earners' regular earnings increased by 2.6 per cent in January-March

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, wage and salary earners' regular earnings rose by 2.6 per cent in January-March 2013 when compared to the respective period in 2012. During the period from January-March 2012 to the respective period in 2013 the regular earnings of wage and salary earners rose in the private sector by 2.9 per cent, in the central government sector by 2.5 per cent and in the local government sector by 1.7 per cent.

Wage and salary earners' regular earnings refer to earnings for regular working hours exclusive of performance-based bonuses and other irregularly paid one-off items.

Index of wage and salary earnings and index of regular earnings are final as far as the year 2011

The indices are final as far as the year 2011 and they are based on final wage statistics. The indices for 2012 and 2013 are still preliminary. The indices for 2012 are mostly based on final wage statistics. The indices for 2013 are based on the effects of agreements and the wage drift.


Source: Index of wage and salary earnings 2013, 1st quarter. Statistics Finland

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Updated 30.5.2013

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Index of wage and salary earnings [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7814. 1st quarter 2013. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 15.12.2017].
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