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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)
06-08/2017 09-11/2017 12/2017-02/2018 03-05/2018 05/2018
A-X Whole economy 1.6 3.3 3.7 4.9 5.2
B-E Total industry 2.0 2.6 3.2 5.3 5.2
F Construction 6.7 6.5 7.4 6.5 7.1
G Wholesale and retail trade 1.0 1.6 2.4 3.3 3.7
HIJLMNRS Other service activities total 4.8 5.8 6.2 7.1 7.6
K Financial and insurance activities 1.9 3.8 -0.3 4.2 4.7
P Education, excl. public sector 0.3 1.2 0.3 0.5 1.3
Q Health and social work, excl. public sector 2.4 2.8 2.4 4.1 2.4
OPQ Public sector -3.8 0.7 1.7 2.6 3.1
Private sector 4.1 4.7 5.2 6.1 6.4
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 13.7.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Wage and salary indices [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-6125. May 2018, 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: 24.7.2019].
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