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Latest publication: Wage and salary indices 2019, March

Published: 15 October 2010

Wages and salaries sum grew by 3.1 per cent in June to August

The wages and salaries sum of the whole economy was 3.1 per cent greater in the past June to August period than in the corresponding period twelve months back. In August alone the wages and salaries sum of the whole economy grew by 3.8 per cent. In the June to August period one year ago the wages and salaries sum fell by 1.3 per cent year-on-year.

Year-on-year change in wages and salaries sum in the 5-7/2010 and 5-7/2009 time periods, % (TOL 2008)

Year-on-year change in wages and salaries sum in the 5-7/2010 and 5-7/2009 time periods, % (TOL 2008)

The wages and salaries sum went up in all the industries for which statistics are compiled. The growth was fastest in private health and social work (6.5%) and in the private educational services sector (5.3%). The increase in the wages and salaries sum was most moderate in manufacturing where it grew by 0.3 per cent from the comparison period of the year before.


Source: Wage and salary indices, Statistics Finland

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Updated 15.10.2010

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Wage and salary indices [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-6125. August 2010. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.7.2019].
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