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Labour cost survey

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF)
The labour cost survey describes the level and structure of labour costs at fixed intervals of years. The statistics cover nearly the entire private sector, central government sector and local government sector. The data are collected and published around every four years.


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Corrected on 8 January 2019. The corrected numbers are indicated in red Heading revised. Was previously: Cost of an hour worked EUR 34.2 for an employer in 2016

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