Wages, Salaries and Labour Costs

Index of wage and salary earnings

  Index of wage and salary earnings Annual change, %
2010 = 100 Nominal Real
2013 2014 2015* 2013 2014 2015* 2013 2014 2015*
Total 108,2 109,8 111,1 2,1 1,4 1,2 0,6 0,4 1,4
  Private sector 107,9 109,7 111,1 2,2 1,6 1,3 0,7 0,6 1,5
  Local government 108,5 109,3 110,2 1,7 0,7 0,8 0,2 -0,3 1,0
  Central
  government
109,9 112,0 113,7 2,0 1,9 1,6 0,5 0,9 1,8
Males 107,6 109,0 110,3 2,0 1,3 1,2 0,5 0,3 1,4
Females 108,7 110,4 111,8 2,1 1,6 1,2 0,6 0,6 1,4

* preliminary data

Source: Statistics Finland, Index of wage and salary earnings

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Updated: 6.4.2016

Index of wage and salary earnings, average annual changes

  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 2,1 0,6
2014 1,4 0,4
2015* 1,2 1,4

* preliminary data

Source: Statistics Finland, Index of wage and salary earnings

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Updated: 8.1.2016

Total earnings by level of education and age, 2014

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 1 997 2 062 . . . . . . -
20–24 2 264 2 327 2 055 2 512 2 753 . .
25–29 2 583 2 597 2 443 2 762 3 312 3 570
30–34 2 841 2 802 2 927 3 097 3 805 3 965
35–39 3 032 2 972 3 191 3 459 4 293 4 540
40–44 2 995 2 995 3 302 3 696 4 662 5 096
45–49 2 918 2 965 3 415 3 766 4 833 5 566
50–54 2 898 2 920 3 441 3 898 4 914 5 863
55–59 2 823 2 858 3 329 4 028 5 088 6 039
60–69 2 765 2 834 3 376 4 193 5 180 6 209

Source: Statistics Finland, Structure of Earnings

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Updated: 13.4.2016

Total earnings by employer sector and gender, 2014

Employer sector Full-time employees
Number Monthly earnings, €
Total Men Women
Private 931 309 3 380 3 608 3 040
Municipality 374 210 3 029 3 502 2 902
State 72 629 3 820 4 117 3 481
Total 1 378 148 3 308 3 625 3 003

Source: Statistics Finland, Structure of Earnings

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Updated: 14.4.2015

Total earnings by occupation and gender, 2014

Main category of occupation Full-time employees
Number Monthly earnings, €
Total Men Women
Armed forces 7 778 4 317 4 348 3 780
Legislators, senior officials and managers 49 002 6 066 6 536 5 268
Professionals 308 563 4 223 4 626 3 878
Technicians and associate professionals 322 935 3 343 3 726 3 038
Clerks 104 572 2 673 2 808 2 628
Service workers and shop and market sales workers 247 686 2 492 2 719 2 404
Skilled agricultural and fishery workers 5 540 2 370 2 425 2 302
Craft and related trades workers 137 722 2 978 3 011 2 584
Plant and machine operators and assemblers 106 690 3 010 3 094 2 650
Elementary occupations 82 564 2 288 2 563 2 076
Unknown 5 096 2 994 3 080 2 688
Total 1 378 148 3 308 3 625 3 003

Source: Statistics Finland, Structure of Earnings

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Updated: 15.4.2016

Wages and salaries 1) as % of national income

  %
1990 54,4
1991 58,7
1992 58,0
1993 54,4
1994 50,3
1995 47,6
1996 47,9
1997 46,0
1998 45,5
1999 45,5
2000 45,4
2001 44,8
2002 45,0
2003 45,9
2004 45,1
2005 46,0
2006 45,7
2007 44,9
2008 46,5
2009 49,7
2010 48,8
2011 48,8
2012 50,1
2013 49,8
2014* 49,1
2015* 48,6

* preliminary data

1) Including wages and salaries receivable from the rest of the world, net

Source: Statistics Finland, Annual national accounts

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Updated: 15.4.2016

 

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