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Appendix table 5. Seasonally adjusted labour costs, Labour Cost Index 2016=100

2019/3* 2019/4* Whole year 2019* 2020/1* 2020/2* 2020/3* 2020/4* Whole year 2020* 2021/1* 2021/2* 2021/3*
Industry code Standard Industrial Classification
B-S Total,private sector 101,7 102,6 101,8 101,7 102,2 102,7 102,9 102,4 104,3 105,1 106,0
B-E Industry 100,0 101,5 100,4 100,9 100,0 100,8 100,9 100,6 103,3 103,2 104,4
C Manufacturing 99,6 101,7 100,1 100,6 99,5 100,2 100,0 100,1 104,1 102,9 104,7
10, 11 Food industry 108,0 106,9 105,7 105,2 108,3 107,0 106,9 106,8 110,2 109,6 110,4
16, 17 Forest industry 101,2 102,8 101,8 102,2 100,3 101,0 100,5 101,0 101,8 102,3 103,7
19-22 Chemical industry 103,7 105,1 103,7 104,2 102,1 104,0 102,5 103,2 107,1 106,5 106,0
24-30 Metal industry 95,2 98,5 96,7 96,9 96,0 96,5 96,3 96,4 101,4 99,2 101,5
F Construction 104,0 103,0 103,1 103,2 102,8 105,2 103,8 103,8 106,7 107,7 107,5
G-N Services of the business economy 102,4 103,7 102,6 102,4 104,0 103,0 104,0 103,3 106,0 106,6 107,7
G Wholesale and retail trade 104,8 106,2 105,7 102,2 107,9 104,7 105,2 105,0 111,5 110,2 108,8
H Transportation and storage 101,2 105,0 102,3 101,7 102,8 102,2 101,6 102,1 103,9 103,7 104,4
J Information and communication 98,7 102,5 100,9 101,2 100,3 100,3 101,3 100,8 105,4 106,3 101,7
K Financial and insurance activities 102,4 103,2 101,8 103,9 105,2 104,3 104,2 104,4 104,4 105,1 106,6
State sector, J-R Total 99,7 100,4 99,3 100,2 102,0 100,4 101,3 101,0 102,4 104,4 105,5
Local government sector, D-S Total 100,9 102,7 101,7 102,3 104,7 104,5 104,5 104,0 106,0 106,9 107,4

Source: Wages, Salaries and Labour Costs, Statistics Finland

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Updated 9.12.2021

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ISSN=1798-3746. 3rd quarter 2021, Appendix table 5. Seasonally adjusted labour costs, Labour Cost Index 2016=100 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 14.8.2022].
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