A more recent publication of this set of statistics is available.

Latest publication: Labour cost index 2019, 1st quarter

Revision of data

The data of the statistics have become revised according to the table below. For more information about data revisions, see Section 3 of the quality description (in Finnish).

Revisions to the Labour Cost Index, year-on-year-change 1)

Labour cost index Quarter Year-on-year change, % Revision, %-points
Latest release 7.12.2018 1st release
Private sector, original series 01/2017 -2,5 -3,0 0,5
02/2017 1,5 1,2 0,3
03/2017 -2,6 -2,4 -0,2
04/2017 -0,3 -0,2 -0,1
01/2018 2,2 2,7 -0,5
02/2018 1,2 0,8 0,4
State sector, original series 01/2017 -7,5 -7,5 0,0
02/2017 -1,6 -1,6 0,0
03/2017 -2,4 -2,4 0,0
04/2017 -4,2 -4,2 0,0
01/2018 1,8 1,8 0,0
02/2018 -1,3 -1,3 0,0
Local government sector, original series 01/2017 -4,5 -4,8 0,3
02/2017 -0,1 -1,0 0,9
03/2017 -4,3 -4,4 -0,1
04/2017 -1,3 -1,3 0,0
01/2018 0,3 0,3 0,0
02/2018 -0,8 -0,7 -0,1
1) 1st release refers to the point of time when data for the reference period were first published. Revision describes the difference on annual change percentages between the first and the latest release. The revisions are calculated from rounded numbers.

Revisions to data on annual changes in the seasonally adjusted labour cost index

Labour cost index Quarter Year-on-year change, % Revision, %-points
Latest release 7.12.2018 1st release
Private sector, seasonally adjusted series 01/2017 -1,0 -0,9 -0,1
02/2017 -0,1 0,2 -0,3
03/2017 -2,4 -2,4 0,0
04/2017 -0,4 -0,4 0,0
01/2018 1,0 1,3 -0,3
02/2018 2,3 2,8 -0,5

Source: Wages, Salaries and Labour Costs, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Pekka Haapala 029 551 3460, Tanja Jumisko 029 551 3695, Olli Ruuska 029 551 3274, tvkindeksi@stat.fi

Director in charge: Mari Ylä-Jarkko


Updated 7.12.2018

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour cost index [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-3746. 3rd quarter 2018, Revision of data . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.7.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tvki/2018/03/tvki_2018_03_2018-12-07_rev_001_en.html