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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)
09-11/2017 12/2017-02/2018 03-05/2018 06-08/2018 08/2018
A-X Whole economy 3.2 3.7 4.7 5.1 6.3
B-E Total industry 2.6 3.2 5.2 5.1 8.5
F Construction 6.6 7.5 6.3 8.7 14.2
G Wholesale and retail trade 1.7 2.4 3.1 3.9 4.3
HIJLMNRS Other service activities total 5.8 6.2 6.9 6.6 7.9
K Financial and insurance activities 3.9 -0.3 4.6 3.3 1.9
P Education, excl. public sector 1.1 0.4 0.4 1.3 2.3
Q Health and social work, excl. public sector 2.9 2.6 4.4 6.5 2.4
OPQ Public sector 0.7 1.8 2.6 2.8 2.6
Private sector 4.7 5.2 5.9 6.5 8.6
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 12.10.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Wage and salary indices [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-6125. August 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: 18.7.2019].
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