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Published: 16 August 2010

Wages and salaries sum grew by 1.8 per cent in April to June

The wages and salaries sum of the whole economy was 1.8 per cent greater in the past April to June period than in the corresponding period twelve months back. In June alone the wages and salaries sum of the whole economy grew by 2.8 per cent. In the April to June period one year ago the wages and salaries sum fell by 0.8 per cent year-on-year.

Year-on-year change in wages and salaries sum in the 4-6/2010 and 4-6/2009 time periods, % (TOL 2008)

Year-on-year change in wages and salaries sum in the 4-6/2010 and 4-6/2009 time periods, % (TOL 2008)

The wages and salaries sum grew in all main industries in the April to June period with the exception of manufacturing, where the wages and salaries sum contracted by 2.3 per cent from twelve months back. The growth was moderate in financial intermediation (3.4%), other services (2.1%), trade (1.1%) and construction (0.9%). In the private educational services sector, and in private health and social work the growth in the wages and salaries sum slowed down from the year before.


Source: Wage and salary indices, Statistics Finland

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Wage and salary indices [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-6125. June 2010. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 29.1.2023].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ktps/2010/06/ktps_2010_06_2010-08-16_tie_001_en.html