Wages, Salaries and Labour Costs

Index of wage and salary earnings (2010 = 100)

Index of wage and salary earnings, average annual changes

Total earnings by employer sector and gender, 2012

Total earnings by level of education and age, 2012

Total earnings by occupation and gender, 2012

Wages and salaries as % of national income

Index of wage and salary earnings (2010 = 100)

  Index of wage and salary earnings Annual change, % 
  2010 = 100 Nominal  Real 
  2011 2012 2013* 2011 2012 2013* 2011 2012 2013*
Total 102,7 106,0 108,1 2,7 3,2 2,0 -0,7 0,3 0,5
  Private sector 102,5 105,6 107,7 2,5 3,0 2,1 -0,9 0,1 0,6
  Local government 103,0 106,7 108,5 3,0 3,6 1,8 -0,4 0,8 0,3
  Central government 103,7 107,7 110,1 3,7 3,9 2,2 0,3 1,1 0,7
Males 102,5 105,5 107,6 2,5 2,9 2,0 -0,9 0,1 0,5
Females 102,9 106,4 108,6 2,9 3,4 2,0 -0,5 0,6 0,5
* preliminary data

Source: Statistics Finland, Wages, Salaries and Labour Costs

Table in Excel format suoluk_palk1.xls

Last updated: 11.2.2014

 

Index of wage and salary earnings, average annual changes

Year Index of wage and salary earnings Index of real wage and salary earnings
%
1975 21,9 3,4
1976 14,9 0,5
1977 8,5 -3,7
1978 6,8 -0,7
1979 11,4 3,9
1980 12,0 0,4
1981 12,8 0,8
1982 10,6 1,1
1983 10,4 1,7
1984 9,4 2,3
1985 8,4 2,4
1986 7,0 3,3
1987 7,0 3,2
1988 9,0 3,9
1989 8,9 2,1
1990 9,2 3,0
1991 6,4 1,9
1992 1,9 -0,6
1993 0,8 -1,4
1994 2,0 0,9
1995 4,7 3,7
1996 4,2 3,6
1997 2,4 1,2
1998 3,5 2,1
1999 2,8 1,6
2000 4,0 0,6
2001 4,5 1,9
2002 3,5 1,9
2003 4,0 3,1
2004 3,8 3,6
2005 3,9 3,0
2006 2,9 1,3
2007 3,4 0,9
2008 5,5 1,4
2009 4,0 4,0
2010 2,6 1,4
2011 2,7 -0,7
2012 3,2 0,3
2013* 2,0 0,5
* preliminary data

Source: Statistics Finland, Wages, Salaries and Labour Costs

Table in Excel format suoluk_palk3.xls

Last updated: 11.2.2014

 

Total earnings by employer sector and gender, 2012

Employer sector Full-time employees
Number Monthly earnings, €
Total Men Women
Private 963 535  3 278  3 517  2 919 
  Primary production 1 444  3 330  3 377  3 078 
  Manufacturing 357 847  3 332  3 409  3 031 
  Services 604 244  3 247  3 622  2 892 
Municipality 377 068  2 931  3 415  2 802 
State 75 339  3 647  3 935  3 319 
Total 1 415 942  3 206  3 529  2 890 

Source: Statistics Finland, Wages, Salaries and Labour Costs

Table in Excel format suoluk_palk4.xls

Last updated: 22.4.2014

 

Total earnings by level of education and age, 2012

Age Lower secondary 
education
Upper secondary 
level education
Lowest level tertiary 
education
Lower-degree level
tertiary education
Higher-degree level 
tertiary education
Doctorate or equivalent 
level tertiary education
€/month
-20 1 842 2 012 - - - -
20-24 2 175 2 261 2 109 2 441 2 755 . .
25-29 2 557 2 552 2 770 2 708 3 290 3 564
30-34 2 771 2 745 2 946 3 079 3 769 3 932
35-39 2 944 2 905 3 123 3 439 4 259 4 544
40-44 2 907 2 894 3 249 3 613 4 667 5 074
45-49 2 845 2 875 3 346 3 710 4 772 5 438
50-54 2 800 2 836 3 322 3 841 4 900 5 775
55-59 2 726 2 779 3 248 4 026 5 021 5 966
60-69 2 669 2 767 3 292 4 167 5 037 6 028

Source: Statistics Finland, Wages, Salaries and Labour Costs

Table in Excel format suoluk_palk2.xls

Last updated: 9.4.2014

 

Total earnings by occupation and gender, 2012

Main category of occupation Full-time employees
Number Monthly earnings, 
Total Men Women
Armed forces 9 695 3 994 4 074 3 013
Legislators, senior officials and managers 54 115 5 910 6 312 5 145
Professionals 302 344 4 103 4 510 3 746
Technicians and associate professionals 318 292 3 268 3 622 2 973
Clerks 117 611 2 601 2 753 2 555
Service workers and shop and market sales workers 254 781 2 413 2 647 2 325
Skilled agricultural and fishery workers 6 093 2 266 2 311 2 211
Craft and related trades workers 148 235 2 896 2 934 2 460
Plant and machine operators and assemblers 114 459 2 917 3 016 2 518
Elementary occupations 89 043 2 224 2 504 2 007
Unknown 1 274 3 177 3 293 2 960
Total 1 415 942 3 206 3 529 2 890

Source: Statistics Finland, Wages, Salaries and Labour Costs

Table in Excel format suoluk_palk5.xls

Last updated: 22.4.2014

 

Wages and salaries 1) as % of national income

Year %
1990 55,2
1991 59,4
1992 58,5
1993 54,7
1994 50,8
1995 48,2
1996 48,6
1997 46,7
1998 46,2
1999 45,7
2000 45,0
2001 45,2
2002 44,9
2003 46,4
2004 45,3
2005 46,3
2006 45,8
2007 45,2
2008 47,0
2009 50,3
2010 49,3
2011 49,3
2012* 50,1
2013* 50,3
1) Including wages and salaries receivable from the rest of the world, net.
Excluding income from employee stock options.
* preliminary data

Source: Statistics Finland, National Accounts

Table in Excel format suoluk_palk6.xls

Last updated: 3.3.2014

Next update: July 2014


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