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Labour cost index

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF)
The Labour Cost Index measures the quarterly change in average labour costs for hour worked in the private, central government and local government sectors. The data are collected from different sources and published quarterly.


Statistics Finland


Labour cost index statistics are renewed: the base year changes and new local government units have been added to the statistics
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Future releases


See key statistical data in the figures.

Year-on-year change in private sector labour costs 2008Q1-2023Q2

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Year-on-year change in private sector labour costs, %
Year-on-year change of the seasonally adjusted labour cost index, %

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Referencing instructions

Referencing instructions

The statistical data released before 5.4.2022 can be found on the archive pages of the statistics.

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