Appendix table 1. Structure of labour costs by sector in 2012, per cent of total labour costs 1)

Cost item Sectors, total Private sector, industry and construction Private sector, services Local government sector Central government sector
Direct earnings 60,8 60,8 61,3 60,0 60,2
One-off pay components 5,0 6,1 5,1 3,9 3,5
Remuneration for days off 10,8 10,2 10,6 11,2 13,9
Benefits in kind 1,1 1,1 1,6 0,3 0,2
Social security costs 21,1 20,4 20,0 23,8 20,8
–Actual social security costs 19,0 18,3 18,0 21,9 18,2
–Imputed social security costs 2,1 2,1 2,0 1,9 2,6
In-service training and other labour costs 1,2 1,4 1,4 0,8 1,4
Total labour costs 100,0 100,0 100,0 100,0 100,0
1) Preliminary data. Labour costs are derived when the compensations for costs received by the employer have been deducted from the employer's wage and salary costs, social security costs and other labour costs.

Source: Labour cost survey 2012. Statistics Finland

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Updated 17.6.2014

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour cost survey [e-publication].
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