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Appendix table 1. Year-on-year change in the sum of wages and salaries by industry and sector, % (TOL 2008 and S 2012)

  Year-on-year change by three-month period, % 1) Year-on-year change in the latest month, % 1)
06-08/2018 09-11/2018 12/2018-02/2019 03-05/2019 05/2019
A-X Whole economy 5.0 4.5 4.0 4.3 6.2
B-E Total industry 5.1 2.6 2.5 2.6 5.7
F Construction 9.0 6.6 2.0 7.5 10.7
G Wholesale and retail trade 4.0 3.6 2.4 2.8 3.2
HIJLMNRS Other service activities total 6.5 5.8 4.5 5.1 6.4
K Financial and insurance activities 3.1 3.4 3.4 1.5 1.6
P Education, excl. public sector 1.3 2.0 2.4 2.8 1.9
Q Health and social work, excl. public sector 6.3 6.6 6.6 6.8 10.3
OPQ Public sector 2.6 3.6 . . .
Private sector 6.6 5.1 3.8 4.7 6.8
1) Year-on-year change compares the value for an examined time period to the value for the corresponding time period twelve months back.

Source: Wage and salary indices, Statistics Finland

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Updated 13.8.2019

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Wage and salary indices [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-6125. May 2019, Appendix table 1. Year-on-year change in the sum of wages and salaries by industry and sector, % (TOL 2008 and S 2012) . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 7.12.2019].
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