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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)
09-11/2018 12/2018-02/2019 03-05/2019 06-08/2019 08/2019
A-X Whole economy 4.5 4.0 4.1 2.8 2.9
B-E Total industry 2.5 2.2 2.7 1.8 2.3
F Construction 6.5 2.1 7.8 -0.8 0.7
G Wholesale and retail trade 3.5 2.4 2.7 2.2 2.4
HIJLMNRS Other service activities total 5.9 4.5 5.0 3.9 3.7
K Financial and insurance activities 3.2 3.3 1.4 3.9 4.6
P Education, excl. public sector 2.0 2.3 2.6 3.3 3.3
Q Health and social work, excl. public sector 7.3 7.0 7.0 5.1 4.3
OPQ Public sector 3.8 5.6 3.5 . .
Private sector 5.2 3.8 4.7 2.8 3.1
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 14.10.2019

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Wage and salary indices [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-6125. August 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: 9.12.2019].
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