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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)
12/2017-02/2018 03-05/2018 06-08/2018 09-11/2018 11/2018
A-X Whole economy 3.8 4.8 5.0 4.4 6.3
B-E Total industry 3.2 5.2 5.0 2.6 6.3
F Construction 7.8 6.5 8.4 6.3 14.3
G Wholesale and retail trade 2.3 3.1 3.6 3.6 4.0
HIJLMNRS Other service activities total 6.0 6.6 6.2 5.7 6.9
K Financial and insurance activities -0.5 4.5 3.2 3.4 4.2
P Education, excl. public sector 0.3 0.5 1.1 1.8 2.0
Q Health and social work, excl. public sector 2.8 5.7 6.1 6.5 6.8
OPQ Public sector 1.8 2.6 2.8 3.8 4.2
Private sector 5.2 6.0 6.3 5.0 7.8
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 11.1.2019

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Wage and salary indices [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-6125. November 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: 20.4.2019].
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